Fund Accountant

  • Location
    Washington, District Of Columbia
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Job reference:

Parker+Lynch is seeking a Fund Accountant to join a Washington DC-based private equity firm. This role will support the fund accounting, operations, and finance matters for a group of the firm's funds.


  • Contribute to the monthly, quarterly and annual close processes for individual funds
  • Assist in the preparation and review of financial statements
  • Support the tracking of fund-level leverage utilization monitoring
  • For accounting and financial reporting purposes, analyze and interpret deal documentation, including accurate application of distribution waterfall
  • Contribute to managing cash forecasts, capital calls, distributions, and investment funding
  • Prepare various analyses that can be communicated to management, investors and back office
  • Assist in managing daily interactions with the firm's outsourced back office function and custody service providers
  • Partner with the Compliance department to support issuance of regulatory reports/filings
  • Assist tax department in preparation of Fund and investor tax returns
  • Handle external auditor requests
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • CPA a plus
  • 3+ years of investment analysis/accounting experience, 2+ years of public accounting a plus
  • Thorough knowledge of GAAP as it relates to the asset management industry
  • Ability to manage financial reporting related to a portfolio of loans/originated loans preferable
  • Excellent organizational, time management, verbal, written, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to accommodate frequently changing priorities
  • Demonstrated understanding of investment products, particularly alternative investments

    Please send your resume to for immediate consideration. 

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