Fund Accountant - Menlo Park

Responsibilities will include:

- Working with the fund administrators on various accounting functions, including cash and account reconciliations, capital calls, distributions, and legal expenses

- Reviewing financial information (e.g., monthly flash NAVs, quarterly capital statements, fund-level expenses, year-end financial statements)

 - Working with the custodian and prime broker on middle office functions, including trade settlement and collateral / mark-to-market reconciliation

- Interacting with the Fund Managers on performance, accounting, and administrative matters

 - Participating in process of producing year-end audited financial statements

- Participating in process of delivering tax estimates and final K-1s

 - Preparing and reviewing client correspondence and information requests

 - Assisting in compliance matters

- Assisting in operational due diligence processes

 - Ad hoc projects to support investment / operations teams

- Recording monthly management company journal entries, reviewing expense reports, cutting checks and other management company accounting duties

 

Qualifications:

 - Undergraduate degree in accounting or finance

 - Active/current CPA license

 - Minimum of 3 years of experience

- Prefer a combination of Big 4 accounting firm and direct experience at a hedge fund, private equity / real assets fund, or fund-of-funds

 - Has worked in a SEC compliance environment

 - Specific experience with partnership / fund accounting and tax issues

 - Must be detail-oriented

 - Must have excellent communication and time management skills

 - A team player with a "can do" attitude who is enthusiastic about working in a high-energy, fast-paced, and demanding environment with minimal supervision