Alter Domus

Fund Accounting Manager - Credit Funds

Alter Domus
Chicago, US
Customised compensation structure
26 Feb 2024
26 Mar 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant


We are Alter Domus. Meaning “The Other House” in Latin, Alter Domus is proud to be home to 85% of the top 30 asset managers in the alternatives industry, and more than 5,000 professionals across 23 countries. 

With a deep understanding of what it takes to succeed in alternatives, we believe in being different. Invest yourself in the alternative, and join an organization where you progress on merit, where you can speak openly with whoever you are speaking to, and where you will be supported along whichever path you choose to take. 

Find out more about life at Alter Domus at 

Fund Manager (Credit Funds) 

Location: Chicago, IL 

Alter Domus is currently seeking a new Fund Manager to join our Fund Administration team at our Chicago, IL, or Boston, MA office.


  • Review cash and journal entries;
  • Assist in preparation and review of investment entries, valuations, capital calls, and distributions;
  • Review allocations, ad-hoc communications with investors, workpapers and unaudited financial statements, partners’ capital statements, and all reports for both limited and general partners;
  • Assist with preparing and reviewing audited financials and supporting schedules and liaison with auditors;
  • Manage client expectations and communicate deliverables clearly and timely;
  • Assist with open items list / auditor communications, 1099 form preparation, and onboarding process for both new clients and new funds;
  • Review and assist in spearheading ongoing Credit Fund automation project;
  • Communicate with senior team members on the status of reports and projects;
  • Work with senior team members on special requests from clients; and
  • Assist with the development of policies and procedures.


  • 7+ years of professional experience;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or similar;
  • Expertise in Credit Fund Accounting and Bank Loan Markets operations;
  • Experience preparing quarterly journal entries (e.g. cash, investments, intercompany, credit facility, accruals, valuations, management fees, invoices, and carried interest);
  • Deep knowledge of Fund Accounting technology platforms;
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, including advanced formulas and pivot tables;
  • Understanding of multiple vehicle structures including parallel, co-investor, blocker, feeder and holding company structures;
  • Ability to quickly learn and understand Alter Domus’ accounting systems and corresponding reporting;
  • Skilled at proactively identifying issues and recommend long-term solutions;
  • Capacity to multitask, working on multiple client and/or fund deadlines;
  • Effective communicator with clients;
  • Capable of working both independently and on a team;
  • Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills; and
  • Experience managing a team is a plus.


We are committed to supporting your development, advancing your career, and providing benefits that matter to you. 

Our industry-leading Alter Domus Academy offers six learning zones for every stage of your career, with resources tailored to your ambitions and resources from LinkedIn Learning. 

Our global benefits also include: 

  • Support for professional accreditations such as ACCA and study leave 
  • Flexible arrangements, generous holidays, birthday leave and graduation leave 
  • Continuous mentoring along your career progression 
  • Active sports, events and social committees across our offices 
  • Support with mental, physical, emotional and financial support 24/7 from our Employee Assistance Program 
  • The opportunity to invest in our growth and success through our Employee Share Plan 
  • Plus additional local benefits depending on your location 

Equity in every sense of the word

We are in the business of equity, in every sense of the word. For us, this means taking action to ensure every colleague has equal opportunity, valuing every voice and experience across our organisation, maintaining an inclusive culture where you can bring your whole self to work, and making Alter Domus a workplace where everyone feels they belong.

We celebrate our differences, and understand that our success relies on diverse perspectives and experiences, working towards shared goals and a common purpose. Thanks to the work of our Group DE&I Committee and network of DE&I Champions, we empower all of our people to be truly invested in the alternative.

We are committed to ensuring an inclusive recruiting and onboarding process. Please contact our hiring team if you require any accommodations to make our recruitment process more accessible for you. Alter Domus is an Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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