An award-winning, market leader in the financial services space is seeking a Senior Financial Accountant to join their Fund Accounting Department in Chicago! They specialize in providing creative and compelling financing solutions to middle-market companies backed by private equity sponsors.
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing accounting and reporting for the company's investment funds and vehicles while ensuring compliance with US GAAP and specific partnership agreements.
The role will involve maintaining the general ledger, producing quarterly financial and investor reports, and supporting annual external audits. The Senior Financial Accountant will also be involved in various ad-hoc projects and requests, requiring a capacity to be a deep thinker and to learn and excel at day-to-day responsibilities.
A bachelor's degree in accounting or finance, 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in private equity, leveraged finance or a similar industry, and strong accounting and Excel skills are required. The candidate should have exceptional team orientation, outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, and a strong intellect. The ability to learn and contribute to driving process improvement, standardization and automation is also important. The company offers a fast-growing environment, competitive compensation, and benefits packages.
If you're excited about private equity, let's talk! Apply today!