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DBSO Fund Accountant

New York

Credit Funds

Ref#: 2517

Date published: 3-Dec-2019

About Fortress

Fortress Investment Group LLC is a leading, highly diversified global investment manager with approximately $41.5 billion of assets under management as of September 30, 2019. Founded in 1998, Fortress manages assets on behalf of over 1,750 institutional clients and private investors worldwide across a range of credit and real estate, private equity and permanent capital investment strategies. Investment performance is our cornerstone - we strive to generate strong risk adjusted returns for our investors over the long term. For additional information on Fortress, please visit www.fortress.com.


About Credit

Fortress’s Credit business was launched in 2002 by Pete Briger. Today, the Fortress Credit team consists of over 500 professionals and is focused on investing globally, primarily in undervalued assets and distressed and illiquid credit investments. The investment team, led by Co-CIOs Pete Briger, Dean Dakolias, Drew McKnight and Joshua Pack, has a long and established track record investing throughout a number of credit and distressed cycles around the world. With around 120 professionals dedicated to asset management in 14 geographic locations, the Fortress Credit team also has the experience and expertise to manage and service assets with operational complexity.  The Credit Team has approximately 215 professionals allocated across the accounting, hedging, treasury, legal and support teams. Segregation of duties and internal controls are in place to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the Fund’s books and records. 


About the Position

The current opening is for a fund accounting professional in the Credit Hedge & Lending Funds accounting team in the New York office.


Responsibilities

  • Perform monthly closing of books and records and reconciliation of in-house accounting information to the administrator, etc. for various funds

  • Review/ produce monthly reporting package of entity/fund balance sheet and income statement

  • Frequent communication and coordination with other Fortress teams (such as operations, treasury, tax etc.), fund administrators and external auditors

  • Assist supervisors on month end deliverables for investors and financial reporting packages

  • Assist or work on ad-hoc special projects as needed 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

  • 2-4 years’ experience in related field

  • Public/Private company background preferred, focused on hedge funds / private equity      funds

  • Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills

  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and prioritization capabilities 

  • Works wells with others and thinks independently

  • Highly motivated individual who takes initiative and is excited to learn and grow


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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.