Smith Harvey Associates

Senior Fund Accounting Manager

Smith Harvey Associates - New York, NY

Senior Fund Accounting Manger


Full Time

Our client a full-service alternative asset manager that focuses on the North American middle market sector. Our client provides institutional investors with customized solutions to fit their investment goals across multiple strategies.


We are seeking a Senior Fund Accounting Manager. This a senior level management role within internal Fund Administrative function of our client a fund to funds PE firm. The Senior Fund Accounting Manager will be reporting directly to the Director of Fund Accounting and interacting with all levels of professionals both internally and externally. The ideal candidate must be capable of managing multiple assignments - core accounting and fund administration, and be comfortable operating in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial work environment.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:


  • Responsible for managing all day-to-day operation of the funds
  • Evaluate, and approve all key calculations including carried interest, management fee, and gross/net IRR
  • Responsible for the coordination and successful completion of quarterly financial reporting and all daily, weekly, and monthly deliverables
  • Lead and oversee the capital call and capital distribution process
  • Coordinate delivery of all fund activities, with a focus on process and controls to maximize efficiencies and minimize risk of errors
  • Ensure compliance with fund financial reporting policies and procedures, and with the funds governing documents, as appropriate
  • Assisting in development and implementation of new procedures and processes to enhance workflow
  • Manage and develop members of the Fund Admin Team
  • Lead and support projects, both large and small, and assist the director on any operational needs
  • Assist Investor Relations, Compliance, and other departments, with providing information and data to respond to queries and performing ad-hoc analyses based on the funds’ or investors’ activity
  • A team-oriented individual with strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Detail Focused: Great attention to accuracy of numbers in financial report, always striving for the most accurate and clear presentation of data
  • Quick Learner: Ability to absorb and master new information quickly
  • A good listener, problem solver with a commitment to follow up
  • Professional & Ethical: Uncompromising integrity and honesty Handle all data with the utmost discretion and professionalism
  • Advanced degree in accounting
  • CPA licensure required for consideration
  • Minimum of 12 years’ experience (with at least 6 years in a managerial role) performing private equity fund accounting under US GAAP with a focus on fund of funds, co-investments funds, credit funds, required
  • Comprehensive working knowledge and history of managing carried interest calculations is a must
  • Big 4 experience preferred

    Benefits Offered Excellent health and dental benefits, company paid term life insurance and short/long term disability insurance, 401(k) matching







Posted On: Friday, May 6, 2022
Compensation: $175,000.00

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