VP of Private Equity
Company: Fin'l Services General, Jersey City, NJ
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: November 10, 2018
The Vice President, PE will have hands-on, Private Equity specific accounting expertise and have demonstrated capabilities in managing the administrative function of multiple private equity funds. The role will support Directors in the Private Equity and Real Estate Fund Services line of business who are responsible for the oversight of the client relationship. Job Duties: · Maintain and control the general ledger and various sub-ledgers · Prepare and review financial statements, footnotes and partner capital statements · Prepare and review limited partner and general partner allocations · Prepare and review trial balances and work paper product · Review capital activity that pertains to the funds including capital calls, distributions, rebalances and transfers · Prepare and review fee calculations including (but not limited to) management fees, admin fees, waterfall clawback, and carried interest calculations · Manage and monitor the timing and quality of client deliverables; Overall responsibility for client relationships and meetings · Interact with senior management and manage overall relationships for multiple clients; Provide technical accounting/industry knowledge to clients · Preparation of client service plans including annual budget; Establish plan for new client setup and transitions · Coordinate with Operations group, Financial Statement group,Tax group, and Investor Relations group · Coordinate, manage and monitor external audit process · Review private equity fund client’s partnership agreements, PPM’s and other materials · Implementation of fund structures on accounting system · Coach, develop, train staff and continue to build out our infrastructure; Ad hoc reports as needed · Review trading and operations processes for the Company’s private equity division About You: · 8+ years public/Private Equity accounting experience · Experience in managing and marketing a new business unit · Skills in negotiation, business planning and budgeting, margin analysis, rating agency relations and technical accounting · Strong knowledge of waterfall structures, modeling and calculations · A highly successful record of delivering large scale business/technology reengineering initiatives in the private equity, hedge funds and fund of funds businesses · Knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and other comprehensive basis of accounting · Experience in reviewing and preparing general ledgers and financial statements · Strong leadership skills and supervisory experience of other professionals · Project management skills with attention to detail and proven ability to multi-task · Strong written and verbal communication skills · Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Excel) · Familiarity with Investran an asset · Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics · CPA designation a plus Key Competencies: · Business and Commercial Acumen · Quality and Risk Management; Operational Decision-Making; Execution · Client Relationship Management; Communication; Building Networks · Leadership; Building and Retaining Organizational Talent; Organization and Resource Management · Drive for Results; Navigating Complexity
Keywords: Fin'l Services General, Jersey City, NJ, Jersey City , VP of Private Equity, Accounting, Auditing , Jersey City, New Jersey
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