Senior Accountant, Private Equity

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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

Parker and Lynch Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
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span   br To apply to this position you must email your resume directly to Andria Goff at br   br In the subject line of your email type “Senior Accountant, Private Equity” br   br Our client is a company in the investment management and hedge fund industry. They offer exceptional benefits including tuition reimbursement, 401k match, a pension, plan, generous vacation, and in office gym and day care. In addition, most of the employees in this group work from home 1 or 2 days a week or have some sort of flexible schedule. br   br Duties br Responsible for performing a variety of accounting, analytical, & financial reporting duties ensuring client and investor activity reporting is prepared and completed appropriately. br Serves as a technical accounting expert without management responsibilities and is seen as a subject matter expert and key advisor on significant business/accounting decisions to team and partners. br Assists in preparing, compiling, and verifying external client and regulatory reporting. br Prepares financial information for stockholders/investor reports. br Researches and assists in interpreting the impact of recent accounting developments in the division. Disseminates findings to manager and other partners involved. br Communicates with partners to resolve discrepancies or provide assistance on accounting br or disclosure issues. br Conducts special analysis and projects as assigned and prepares reports of detailed findings for management review. br Helps train and monitor performance of team members, co-workers and client deliverables. br   br Background br   br Private equity accounting experience with a related business degree is a must with a minimum of a few years client servicing or related experience. We are looking for individuals who have the ability to work effectively in a team environment, exhibiting initiative, leadership, and flexibility. The ideal candidate will have a formal education in accounting and/or related business degree, CPA accreditation, understand the complexities of the private equity markets via their past work experience and have experience with Investran and MS Suite of Systems (Excel/Access/Word) (intermediate/advanced level). br   br   br   br   br /span