Senior Associate - Private Equity and Hedge Fund Accounting (Remote Optional)

  • Union St, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Type of Hire: Permanent
  • Department: Finance & Accounting

Company Description

IQEQ is a preeminent service provider to the alternative asset industry. IQEQ works with managers in multiple capacities ranging from hedge fund, private equity fund, and mutual fund launches; private equity fund administration; advisory firm set-up, regulatory registration and infrastructure design; ongoing regulatory compliance (SEC, CFTC, and 40 Act); financial controls and operational support services; compliance and operational related projects and reviews; and outsourced CFO/controller and administration services to private equity fund investments – portfolio companies, real estate assets and energy assets. Our client base is growing, and our existing clients are engaging the firm across the spectrum of our services offerings.

Job Description

As a Senior Associate in our consultant group, you will be part of a team of professionals on various engagements for new and existing clients of varying sizes and with varying needs. The Senior Team Members will help to supervise junior members of the team in executing and maintaining all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as the development of internal control policies and procedures. This includes payment of all invoices, issuance of bills, and collection of cash. The Senior Associate will also work with the team to support clients with ongoing accounting needs, including invoicing and allocation etc.

  • Assist in evaluating current financial and accounting process for new clients, propose improvements and help coordinate implementation efforts
  • Develop budgets and projections
  • Create and update financial models and provide ad-hoc financial analysis
  • Re-calculation of management fees and incentive allocation
  • Expense tracking and approvals
  • Cash monitoring and tracking
  • Invoice and Accounts Payable management
  • Provide operational support for clients
  • Management company financial statement preparation
  • Accounting principles and issues research, as needed
  • Service provider recommendations and vetting
  • Attend and contribute to meetings for client engagements
  • Participate in weekly, monthly or as needed conference calls with and clients
  • Assist in the opening of bank accounts, as needed
  • Review of service provider contracts and agreements
  • Participate in special ad-hoc projects

Qualifications

Successful candidates will have many, if not all, of the attributes below:

  • 2+ years of experience in alternative Investment Management industry (Hedge Fund, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Real Estate)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • CPA preferred
  • Public Accounting background
  • Administration experience a plus
  • Superior management skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Hard-working, self-starter, dedicated, punctual and personable
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Strong accounting and analytical skills
  • Strong computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite and QuickBooks
  • Passionate about working in a dynamic entrepreneurial environment
  • In depth understanding of investment management and alternative products
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions to solve problems — quickly and competently
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