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Robert Half Senior Fund Accountant in Dallas, Texas


Robert Half has teamed with a billion dollar plus investment company to assist in the recruitment of a Senior Fund Accountant. Candidates must have exposure to investment accounting. CPA and public accounting is highly preferred.

IMPORTANT – to be considered for this job you can call Chris Willhite at 972-789-9590 or you can contact Chris Willhite directly on LinkedIn or send Chris a message (email address is on LinkedIn profile).

Position Summary

The Senior Fund Accountant is responsible for maintain books and records, associated investment details, and supporting documentation for transactions occurring in a complex of trusts.

Essential Functions

•Maintain books and records for trusts owning private assets (primarily private equity funds) in accordance with established procedures and controls

•Record and reconcile investment details to books and records.

•Prepare or review periodic statements of trust activity.

•Prepare or review cash transactions to move funds through a series of trusts, as prescribed by agreements, including repayment of loans and interest.

•Perform waterfall calculations related to the trusts to determine the allocation of cash distributions among various stakeholders

•Assist in the preparation of the design and implementation of trust reporting needs to clients and complete tasks for assigned trusts on a periodic basis.

•Perform interest and fee calculations for a series of trusts based on prescribed calculations included in the related agreements.

•Assist as required with bank and cash activity reconciliations.

•Prepare materials as requested for auditors and respond to their inquiries.

•Assist in design and implementation of internal audit practices and procedures.

•Prepare reports that calculate and analyze performance returns

•Analyze cash flow projections and budget variances.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies

•Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

•Ability to adapt to new challenges in a dynamic and fast paced environment while handling multiple projects.

•Keen attention to details

•Ability to prioritize deliverables and meet demanding deadlines.

•Ability to work well within a team-oriented environment or individually.

•Strong analytical skills.

•Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.


•Bachelor’s degree required, with four or more years of relevant work experience.

•CPA and experience in the financial services industry preferred. Loan or private equity accounting a plus.

The content of the job description may not include all duties of responsibility and job duties can be revised as deemed appropriate.

IMPORTANT – to be considered for this job you can call Chris Willhite at 972-789-9590 or you can contact Chris Willhite directly on LinkedIn or send Chris a message (email address is on LinkedIn profile).

Requirements - SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • 3-5 years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience

  • Extraordinary analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Prior work done in public accounting is desired

  • Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

  • Able to manage time well

  • ERP system experience

  • Detailed and have the ability work independently

  • Understanding of corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required

  • Comprehensive knowledge of analysis

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