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Credit Fund Accountant

New York

Credit Funds

Ref#: 2193

Date published: 21-May-2018

Credit Accountant

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 new Fund from the ground up.

The  Accountant will:

* Perform monthly, quarterly, and annual closings;

* Assist with the preparation of, and support for, the annual audit and any potential regulatory filings

* Prepare financial statements and related investor capital statements

* Ensure investment activity is properly booked in the GL

* Prepare supporting schedules for quarterly investor letters;

* Retrieve and compile relevant financial information for investor correspondence;

* Assist in the preparation of investor presentations and requests;

* Compile information for the preparation of tax returns;

* Assist in the review of deal models

* Assist in the ongoing management of the investments and cash flows for all Fund entities

* Manage the Fund cash flow and updates for senior management

* Assist the controllers with the preparation and distribution of periodic capital calls and distribution notices to investors

* Assist in a wide variety of projects as reasonably assigned

* Liaise with other Fortress offices


The ideal candidate will have:

* Bachelor's degree in Accounting

* At least 2-4 years accounting experience, preferably in financial services

* Proficiency with MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint; knowledge of advanced features in Excel (e.g. Macros, V-look ups) a plus

* Experience with Private Equity Funds and Fixed Income products or assets with similar characteristics

* Working knowledge of Investran and Wall Street Office or Administrators 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.