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Credit Fund Accountant


Credit Funds

Ref#: 2143

Date published: 18-Jan-2018

The Accountant will assist the Accounting/Finance team with the Fund's financial reporting requirements, maintenance of the GL system, review of investment activity, reviewing marking and distribution models.  Qualified candidates must be strong team players, highly motivated and able to work independently in a fast-paced environment.

The position will allow the candidate to have the benefits of working for an established investment management firm, while also being able to work on a legacy PE fund.

 The Accountant will:

  • Perform monthly, quarterly, and annual closings
  • Assist with the preparation of, and support for, the annual audit
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements and related investor capital statements
  • Ensure investment activity is properly booked in the GL
  • Retrieve and compile relevant financial information for investor correspondence
  • Assist in the preparation of investor presentations and requests
  • Assist in the review of deal models
  • Assist with the preparation and distribution of periodic capital calls and distribution notices to investors
  • Assist in a wide variety of projects as reasonably assigned
  • Review deal documents, expense invoices, and other legal documents for proper accounting treatment

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • At least 2-3 years accounting experience, in PE/ Hedge Funds
  • Experience within Financial Services is required
  • Proficiency with MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint; knowledge of advanced features in Excel (e.g. Macros, V-look ups) a plus
  • Experience with Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds and Fixed Income products or assets with similar characteristics
  • Working knowledge of Investran and Wall Street Office (or similar software) a plus
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills, attention to detail and prioritization capabilities 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and successful experience working with a team
  • Ability to think out of the box and be successful in managing a breadth of responsibilities beyond financial reporting
  • CPA a plus

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Fortress Investment Group LLC collectively with its subsidiaries and operating affiliates is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.