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Credit Accountant

New York

Credit Funds

Ref#: 2477

Date published: 9-Oct-2019

About Fortress 

Fortress Investment Group LLC is a leading, highly diversified global investment manager with approximately $42.1 billion of assets under management as of September 30, 2018. 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 and Dean Dakolias, has a long and established track record investing throughout a number of credit and distressed cycles around the world, including the RTC Workout and the Asian Financial Crisis. With over 100 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.

Responsibilities 

    • Perform the accounting and reporting functions for the Fortress Credit Opportunities Fund family and/or managed accounts. This includes:
    • Monthly and quarterly closing of the books
    • Investment activity is properly booked in the GL
    • Capital calls/distributions 
    • Investor reporting (quarterly and ad hoc)
    • FIG reporting packages, preparation of year-end financial statements and related investor quarterly capital statements
    • Audit/tax support
    • Compliance reporting
    • Various other analyses/reporting with respect to the investments and operations of the Funds and managed accounts. 

Qualifications

  • Experience preferred: 2-4 years
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and prioritization capabilities 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and successful experience working with a team

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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.