Senior Associate – Private Equity Fund Accounting (Hybrid)

Chicago, US/Hybrid
17 Apr 2024
08 May 2024
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job Description

You will be working directly with leading private equity and asset management firms in the alternative asset industry under the guidance and direction from our experienced team of industry veterans. You will be facilitating our service offering by assisting, performing, and reviewing the following:

  • Support IQ-EQ client leads on multiple Private Equity and other investment fund structures within various industries
  • Work closely with manager, team, and support functions to manage client expectations and ensure adherence to timelines on client deliverables in accordance to the requirements defined by client agreements, tax, and other regulatory deadlines
  • Maintain a working understanding of client operating documents and structures and apply terms to recording of transactions, financial reporting, and income and expense allocations.
  • Prepare and/or review journal entries, cash and intercompany reconcilations, interest calculations, loan covenant monitoring, sources/uses of cash, borrower interest statements
  • Prepare and/or review financial statements, notes disclosures, and supporting schedules
  • Prepare and/or review investment reconciliations, accounting for investment disposals, part disposals, and transfers of ownership between multiple entities
  • Manage quarter-end and year-end process and handle requests from external auditors and tax teams
  • Prepare and/or review client employee credit card reconciliations and payroll processing
  • Assist in the onboarding, development, and training of new team members as required
  • Assess operational effectiveness and make suggestions for process development
  • Ensure ad hoc requests from clients and investors are addressed in a timely manner


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance with a 3.0 GPA
  • 3+ years of experience in Private Equity or related alternative investment industry
  • Experience of working with alternative investment client structures, including funds, SPV entities, and management companies
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Business Central, Navision, or Investran an advantage
  • Strong knowledge of accounting
  • Ability to provide exceptional client service
  • Ability to collaborate with others in a team environment, provide and accept constructive feedback
  • Ability to produce high quantity of work product with accuracy and extreme attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple demands and competing deadlines
  • Effective and professional communication
  • Ability to work overtime as needed to meet deadlines
  • Advanced knowledge of QuickBooks, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and Investran preferred

Additional information

Salary based on experience and location ($65,000-$105,000) and full benefits package offered.

Company description

IQEQ is a preeminent service provider to the alternative asset industry. IQEQ works with managers in multiple capacities ranging from hedge fund, private equity fund, and mutual fund launches; private equity fund administration; advisory firm set-up, regulatory registration, and infrastructure design; ongoing regulatory compliance (SEC, CFTC, and 40 Act); financial controls and operational support services; compliance and operational related projects and reviews; and outsourced CFO/controller and administration services to private equity fund investments – portfolio companies, real estate assets, and energy assets. Our client base is growing, and our existing clients are engaging the firm across the spectrum of our services offerings.

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