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Staff Accountant

New York, NY 10153

Posted: 08/22/2023 Industry: Staff Accountant Job Number: 4681 Pay Rate: 110,000

Job Description

Staff Accountant

The Staff Accountant will report to the CFO and work closely with members of the Finance department. The Staff Accountant will be responsible for monthly and daily reconciliations and assisting in the preparation of all annual tax compliance.

  • Monitor day-to-day financial transactions across multiple entities, including cash movement related to investment capital activity, personal expenses/charitable giving, amongst other cash activity.
  • Record journal entries such as cash transfers between entities, as well as investment activities, such as stock split/merger, purchase/sale, capital call/distribution, etc.
  • Assist team with daily/weekly imports and reconciliation of transactions to accounting software.
  • Review monthly financial statements such as balance sheet, income statement, cash flow, open positions and private equity summary; book corresponding adjusting entries as necessary
  • Assist in the gathering of data for all tax reporting
  • Perform reconciliations and recording of Form 1099’s, PFIC’s and K-1’s to the internal accounting records.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting.
  • 3-5 years of accounting experience; public accounting experience strongly preferred.
  • Investment/fund accounting with Family Office exposure a plus.
  • CPA preferred.
  • General understanding of the securities industry including hedge funds, private equity, and offshore investing.
  • Exposure to individual, partnership and trust taxation.
  • Exposure to Form 1099’s, K-1’s, and Annual PFIC Information Statements.
  • Experience working with investment portfolio software and general ledger packages
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Intellectual curiosity with the ability to think critically
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills.

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David Rosenblatt

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