Associate - Fund Accountant

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Summary:
This role will play a key role in supporting the Director of Finance in a number of capacities around GoodFinch’s managed private equity funds, specifically in the areas of finance, accounting, and operations. Responsibilities will include treasury management, vendor payments and trade settlements, accounting for quarterly close for fund related entities and manage relationship with third-party fund administrator, coordinate annual financial year-end audits and prepare annual/quarterly financial statements as required, manage capital calls and capital distributions, assist in preparing data for regulatory filings and annual tax reporting, assist in ad-hoc projects as needed. Additionally, assist the Director of Finance with responsibilities around GoodFinch’s management company. The role will cross-collaborate with other GoodFinch teams to ensure good business practices are maintained and build on opportunities to further enhance GoodFinch’s operations.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Treasury Management - daily cash reporting, internal cash transfers, capital calls, and capital distributions
  • All accounting associated with quarterly closes including monthly journal entries, cash reconciliations, capital account allocations, fee calculations
  • Review quarter-end investor statements and unaudited financial statements coordination with third-party fund administrator
  • Manage external third-party fund administrator
  • Coordinate and review/approve vendor payments and ensure all vendors are paid timely; coordinate and review/approve trade purchases
  • Assist with year-end audited financials and ensure timely completion of year-end audits
  • Assist with data compilation for regulatory filings and tax compliance
  • Assist with management company books and records

Required Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • 5-7 years' of accounting experience in private and public accounting covering private equity or hedge fund clients
  • Required prior experience coordinating year-end financial statement audits with external auditors
  • Required prior experience working with third-party fund administrator
  • Required Bachelors degree in finance/accounting
  • Proficient in MS Office with expertise in MS Excel
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Superb attention to detail and work ethic and self-starter who can take ownership of processes and projects
  • Ability to work in a collaborative setting or individually as required
  • Comfort in working in fast-paced, changing environment and ability to adapt with changes in responsibilities
  • Preferred experience with credit, asset-backed securities, consumer loans, or securitizations
  • Preferred experience or working knowledge of concepts around Waterfall calculations, Capital Calls and Capital Distributions
  • Preferred CPA or working towards CPA certification