Robert Half PE Portfolio Accounting Manager in Dallas, Texas
Robert Half teamed up with a large, well known private equity investment firm to assist in the recruitment of a Fund Controller. The role will handle all internal and external financial reporting for the a large group of investment funds. The role requires a CPA and exposure to asset management accounting. Pay is “market” on the base depending on the candidate.
Please reach out to Chris Willhite, CPA on LinkedIn AND email your profile to Chris dot Willhite at RobertHalf (all one word) dot com .
Description of Position
The PE Firm has an immediate opening for a bright, hard-working individual to join our team as a fund accounting manager to support several of our investment funds in Dallas, Texas. The ideal candidate will have the opportunity to be an integral part of a growing team in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial work environment. This person will be involved in several facets of the funds’ accounting, financial reporting, cash management, investor reporting, and fund performance/analysis deliverables.
Manage all accounting responsibilities within the monthly, quarterly, annual closing cycles • Assist in oversight of the Funds’ Administrator • Update and reconcile internal investment and accounting systems to the Funds’ Administrator • Manage investor reporting and requests including capital calls, distributions, and reporting • Manage the fund audit process and research questions from auditors • Assist with various compliance reports (e.g., credit facility, limited partnership agreement, etc.) • Assist with quarterly valuation process • Assist with fund expense reporting and analysis • Develop and maintain efficient internal controls and business processes • Identify and help solve for critical accounting and reporting issues • Manage and perform special projects and analysis for firm leadership
Candidates should ideally possess a minimum of 6 to 9+ years accounting experience in a combination of public accounting (either audit or tax), fund admin, or another private equity or investment management firm. Experience with alternative investments, private equity and partnership accounting, fund administration, and Advent Geneva are a plus.
Requirements - Exceptional communication skills that provide the ability to interact with all levels of the organization with a high customer service orientation
Reliable technology and analytical abilities
General ledger experience desired
Strong problem-solving skills
CPA or MBA preferred
Recent relevant financial experience
Working knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems is valuable
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or equivalent degree and/or experience
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