Senior Accountant

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

Title: Senior Accountant


Our alternative-investment management client is looking for a Senior Fund Accountant to work directly with the CFO to consolidate their 5 entities on the management investment companies. This opportunity will allow you to make an instant impact as a member of a lean, dynamic team with a quickly scaling investment firm.


Core responsibilities:

  • Perform monthly, quarterly, and annual closing procedures
  • Record interest and other cash and non-cash activity to the general ledger
  • Assist with the quarterly valuation process of the funds’ investment portfolios
  • Participate in the creation of the funds’ internal and external reporting packages.
  • Assist with all fund related activities including:
  • Capital calls
  • Distributions
  • Requests for information
  • Maintaining accounting, tax, and subsidiary records
  • Support the creation of budgets, forecasts, and fund models
  • Assist with funding process for new investments
  • Provide reconciliations for internal reporting and year-end audit

    Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA (or in progress) preferred
  • 2+ years relevant experience in accounting and/or accounting
  • Experience with private equity funds or debt funds
  • Fund accounting or loan portfolio management
  • GAAP knowledge
  • iLevel, Sentry, Quickbooks knowledge preferred
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office (i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

    Employment Type: Full time, Direct-Hire

    Compensation: $75-$90k + Bonus


    If you think this is the right opportunity for you, email your resume in MS Word format to You can also visit to view all current openings.