Staff Fund Accountant
LeverPoint Management

Posted July 05, 2018

Employment Type Full-time, Exempt

Compensation Depends upon Skills and Experience

Company LeverPoint Management

Location 5 Maxwell Drive
Clifton Park, NY 12065


DESCRIPTORS

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

LeverPoint® is a boutique fund administration firm that has been providing customized solutions for firms since 1995. Today LeverPoint services over $46 billion in assets for Private Equity, Venture Capital, Real Estate, and Fund of Funds clients.

At LeverPoint we place high value on values. We believe in investing in the latest technology, education, and training to help build well-rounded individuals and careers. Our commitment to building careers is reflected in our dedication to uphold the highest ethics and industry standards while creating a company culture of involvement, both in and outside of the office, by giving back to the community. 

LeverPoint is always looking for talented, self-motivated individuals to join our team. If you think you are ready to be a part of an exciting team, then we encourage you to continue with this applicant friendly, online job application!

LeverPoint is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.
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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Accountant provides daily accounting support for Private Equity and Venture Capital fund clients. He or she will be responsible for recording daily accounting activities across multiple funds, which includes journal entries related to investments, capital calls, line of credit activity, distributions, client report preparation, and/or review of cash reporting, expenses, and accruals. The Accountant will interact with clients and team members on a regular basis.

The ideal candidate has a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field and some experience in a similar role. Candidates must be highly organized and detail-oriented and proficient with Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, and ADP software. Strong communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills are required. Certified Public Accountants (CPA) and/or an advanced degree (MBA/MSA) preferred.
RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Records daily journal entries and reviews cash reporting
  • Helps prepare quarterly and annual reporting packages for management approval
  • Helps prepare quarterly and annual financial statements for management approval
  • Prepares capital calls and distributions for management approval
  • Coordinates the delivery of capital call and distributions notices to clients and the investors
  • Prepares and reviews correspondence with client investors to address inquires as needed
  • Coordinates and completes special projects as directed by management
  • Performs other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field required; CPA license or advanced degree (MBA or MSA) preferred
  • 0 – 3 years of experience in Accounting, Finance, or a related field preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, and ADP
  • Excellent communication, time management, planning, and problem solving skills and the ability to multitask required
  • Must be able to communicate and interact professionally and effectively through written and verbal communication with current and potential clients
  • Strong organizational skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Knowledge of Investran or other partnership accounting software a plus
BENEFITS

  • Limited to no travel required for position
  • 401(k) with 4.5% Company Match
  • Medical Insurance with Employer Contribution
  • Dental Insurance with Employer Contribution
  • Vision Insurance with Employer Contribution
  • Employer Paid Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Employer Paid Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance Options
  • Employer Paid Basic and AD&D Life Insurance
  • Medical Spending and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) Plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Competitive Pay
  • CPA Reimbursement Program
  • Excellent Advancement Opportunities
  • Formal On-the-Job Training Program
  • Recruiting Referral Bonus Program
  • Community Service Hours