PKF O'Connor Davies

Manager-Fund Administration (Financial Services)

Job Locations US-NY-New York
# of Openings
1
Category
Financial Services

Overview

The Manager will be part of the Financial Services PKF O’Connor Davies Administration team, where enthusiasm and teamwork come first. This individual will be a part of the Fund Administration division that provides fund accounting, compliance and tax services to private equity funds, hedge funds, financial investment advisors, high income families and other investment vehicles. PKF O’Connor Davies continues to grow its Financial Services practice and the candidate selected will have room for continued advancement and promotion throughout their career.

Essential Duties

  • Provide fund accounting and outsourced CFO (Chief Financial Officer) services to clients, including conducting financial reporting and tax accounting per GAAP and GAAS for investment funds, investment companies, endowments, families and registered investment advisors.
  • Review clients’ entities from investment and partnership accounting, operations, IT and compliance perspectives.
  • Using Fund Count, review fund accounting/financial statements for clients, clients’ monthly/quarterly financial statements, partner capital accounts, investment statements and journal entries for GAAP, tax and/or cash basis accounting compliance.  - Review waterfall calculations, expense allocation policies and other items pertaining to private equity fund accounting.
  • Troubleshoot and research complex accounting issues.
  • Oversee multiple client engagements in the Financial Services industry with responsibility for developing, training and managing staff on projects, including ensuring accurate private equity, venture capital and fund/fund of funds accounting, tax and compliance work.
  • Foster and facilitate relationships with clients and spend time at client sites.
  • Coordinate and oversee India offshore team that provides investment, partnership and tax accounting services, as well as administration service and compliance functions for clients, including bookkeeping and outsourced CFO services.
  • Identify and communicate to management suggestions to improve client internal controls and accounting procedures.
  • Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.
  • Monitor and develop technology or technology suggestions for improving our execution of engagements using administration, tax and compliance software.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s and/or Advanced degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration required.
  • CPA or CFA certification required.
  • 7+ years progressive experience of Private Equity, Venture Capital and Fund/Fund of Funds accounting.  - Private Equity experience is highly preferred.
  • Fund/Investment management experience required.
  • Extensive experience with conducting financial reporting per GAAP and GAAS for private equity funds, investment companies, endowments, families, investment funds and registered investment advisors.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong work ethic.
  • Ability to research complex accounting issues.
  • Excellent communication and computer skills.
  • Experience supervising a group of 3-5 team members at any given time.
  • Must be able to work additional hours as needed to meet client deliverables.
  • Travel to various local client locations and other PKFOD office locations may be required.

The compensation for this position ranges from $125,000 - $160,000. Actual compensation will be dependent upon the specific role, office location as well as the individual’s qualifications, experience, skills and certifications.

 

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