Fund Accounting & Administration, Senior Associate

Recruiter
State Street.
Location
New York
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
26 Jul 2021
Closes
16 Aug 2021
Ref
R-670440
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job Description

State Street is the preeminent global administrator for Private Equity funds and enjoying a sustained period of growth, across all business lines. We are looking for exceptional individuals to help drive this continued success and contribute positively to our market leading position. This position has responsibility for managing the day to day accounting and administration offering for a portfolio of blue chip, alternative investment clients.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Managing internal workflow and client deadlines
  • Managing client relationship & liaising with client personnel
  • Maintaining a good working relationship with all client contacts and auditors
  • Preparing and reviewing quarterly and annual financial work paper packages including portfolio schedules, accruals, Trial balances, and partner capital allocations
  • Preparing and reviewing quarterly Capital Statements and footnotes
  • Reviewing and/or preparing complex management and waterfall calculations.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Private equity experience is a bonus but not required, 3+ years’ experience in the industry preferred
  • You have a college degree (accounting business, mathematics, finance or economics degree preferred but not essential).
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Excellent administrative and organizational with the proven ability to multi-task and to work efficiently to meet client deliverables.
  • Candidates must demonstrate initiative, be able to perform well under pressure and simultaneously handle multiple assignments
  • Investran experience is preferred.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the financial services
  • Effective communication and organization skills
  • Strong excel skills with the ability to quickly learn several applications
  • CPA qualification is favorable but not required

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

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