Private Equity Accountant

Up to $90k USD plus above-market benefits

About the opportunity

The Private Equity Accountant will be required to prepare entries to the Portfolio Management System to reflect capital calls and distributions for posting.  He/she will also be responsible for the monthly reconciliation of capital calls and distributions to capital statements and to the Portfolio Management System to ensure the population and accuracy of all transactions recorded.

In addition the Private Equity Accountant will be responsible for assisting the Private Equity Analyst to monitor the underlying investments in Private Equity Portfolio companies, reviewing and assessing the valuations placed thereon, and ensuring that all transactions in those underlying investments are correctly reflected in the Portfolio Management System and are communicated to the Front Office Trading and Investment team as appropriate.

The Private Equity Accountant will also be required to assist the Private Equity Analyst in the maintenance, update and distribution of monthly Private Equity Monthly Reports, Budgets and Forecasts in accordance with the format set by the Investment Review Committee.

About you

  • Expert user of Microsoft Excel.
  • Full familiarity and experience with using other Microsoft Office products.
  • Familiarity with Bloomberg as an information and pricing source.
  • A solid knowledge of accounting principles, and in particular relating to the accounting for investment products.
  • A good understand of Foreign Exchange and how it is accounted for.
  • A basic knowledge of investment products and the risks associated with investing in them.
  • A commitment to accuracy and excellence at all times.
  • Hold an internationally recognised chartered accountant qualification (CA, CPA or equivalent). 
  • An understanding of Private Equity and the accounting for Private Equity Investments.
  • Have a background in financial statement preparation and review.

Closing date for applications is March 8th, 2018

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