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Manager of Fund Accounting

Lannick Group of Companies

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted September 6, 2017.

Our client is looking to hire a Manager of Fund Accounting on a full-time basis. Manager of Fund Accounting About the Company Our client is a leading global provider of private equity fund management services. Having created a new financial reporting and administrative team based in Toronto, our client has created an amazing professional development opportunity for individuals at the mid-to-senior point of their career. Joining this newly established team will give candidates the opportunity to actively participate in the growth and culture development while also allowing for a broader range of technical experiences not necessarily present in long-standing fund administration teams. You will have the opportunity to gain exposure to the management strategy of globally based funds, plus the reporting complexities within. There are few administrators in the GTA that can offer this experience. Our client is growing and as such, you will have the opportunity to actively participate in growing your team as you best see fit. About the Opportunity Act as the main go-to for coaching and training your peers Act as the main go-to for reviewing, analyzing, approving the work of your peers Validate and approve your peer’s work for NAV calculations, classifications of asset and liabilities, and capital transactions Maintain and control the general ledger and various sub-ledgers Prepare and review financial statements, footnotes, and partner capital statements Prepare and review limited partner and general partner allocations Prepare and review trial balances and work paper product Review capital activity that pertains to the funds including capital calls, distributions, and transfers Prepare and review fee calculations including (but not limited to) management fees, admin fees, waterfall clawback, and carried interest calculations Manage and monitor the timing and quality of client deliverables Interact with senior management and manage overall relationships for multiple clients Provide technical accounting/industry knowledge to clients Establish plan for new client setup and transitions Coordinate with Operations group, Financial Statement group, Tax group, and Investor Relations group Coordinate, manage, and monitor external audit process Review private equity fund client’s partnership agreements, PPMs and other materials Implementation of fund structures on accounting system Ad hoc reports as needed About You 1-2 years’ experience in managing a team of Fund Accountants, Senior Fund Accountants and Supervisors 3-5 years of fund accounting experience in either a private equity fund or private equity fund administrator Knowledge of US GAAP and other comprehensive basis of accounting Experience in reviewing and preparing general ledgers and financial statements Strong leadership skills and supervisory experience of other professionals Project management skills with attention to detail and proven ability to multi-task Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics Strong written and verbal communication skills Working knowledge of Excel and Word, experienced user of the SunGard Investran PE accounting platform highly desirable Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Excel) Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics CPA designation a plus How to Apply Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #19004 . You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role. About Lannick Lannick is the premier professional recruitment and staffing firm in the Greater Toronto Area. Founded in 1985, Lannick provides best-in-class finance, accounting and technology professionals at all roles and levels through its three divisions: Lannick Finance & Accounting, Pro Count Staffing and Lannick Technology. Lannick places more than 1,000 candidates annually and is a preferred vendor for Canada’s most successful organizations. Learn more at Apply with Indeed (function (d, s, id) { var js, iajs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) { return; } js = d.createElement(s); = id; js.async = true; js.src = ""; iajs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, iajs); } (document, ‘script’, ‘indeed-apply-js’));