Robert Half Finance & Accounting Mutual Fund Accountant in Chicago, Illinois

Amazing new opportunity available at a private equity investment firm located Downtown Chicago!! To apply to this Fund Accountant position please email your resume separately in a word document to In the subject line of your email type "Fund Accountant". Our client is seeking a Fund Accountant to assist with the firm's Accounting function and financial statement preparation. The Fund Accountant will be part of the organization's Finance team, report to the Controller and regularly interact with Treasury, Compliance and the Investor Relations Team. General Responsibilities:

  • Maintain books and records and prepare periodic financial statements for various private equity funds, holding companies, and management entities

  • Assist in the monthly/quarterly close process and completion of related control documentation

  • Handle accounting-related inquiries from the fund's limited partners

  • Coordinate with the firm's auditors in relation to year-end audits or SEC auditors, as necessary

  • Apply accounting rules to fund transactions

  • Apply the Limited Partnership Agreement provisions to fund partner allocations

  • Assist with the administration of the firm's general ledger and limited partner correspondence system

  • Support various aspects of the firm's Tax function as relates to supporting analyses and information

  • Assist with various ad hoc projects (such as improvements to limited partner reporting, fundraising, etc.)

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Req ID: 01300-0008868013

Functional Role: Accountant - Mutual Funds

Country: USA

State: IL

City: Chicago

Postal Code: 60602

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: SEC Reporting