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Credit Senior Accountant


Credit Funds

Ref#: 2043

Date published: 8-Mar-2017

The Senior Accountant is an integral part of the team that is responsible for performing the accounting and administration of a family of private-equity style funds. Qualified candidates must be strong team players, highly motivated and able to work independently in a fast-paced environment.

 The Senior Accountant will:

  • Lead the staff toward accomplishing team objectives
  • Coordinate with other functions (tax, treasury, ops, IT)
  • Prepare annual financial statements and support the related audit
  • Issue capital calls, distributions, investor capital statements, and quarterly letters
  • Perform monthly, quarterly, and annual closings to ensure investment activity is properly recorded
  • Provide reporting to corporate entity for public filings
  • Review  the investment models
  • Respond to LP requests
  • Compile information for the preparation of tax returns
  • Manage the fund cash flow and updates for senior management
  • Assist in a variety of projects

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • 3-5 years accounting experience, preferably in financial services
  • Experience with Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds and Fixed Income products or assets with similar characteristics
  • Highly proficient with MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint; knowledge of advanced features in Excel (e.g. Macros, V-look ups)
  • Working knowledge of Investran and Wall Street Office 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

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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.