Direct Investment Accountant

Boston, MA

Posted: 09/13/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 175715 Pay Rate: $67,000

Looking to transition from public accounting into a private industry? Ready to join a fast-paced, growth-oriented company? A leading global private markets investment firm seeks a talented and motivated Direct Investment Accountant to join their team! This individual will support accounting team members with various aspects of direct investment reporting, compliance, and analysis. Moreover, this is an exciting and new opportunity for a self-proclaimed go-getter looking to join a high achieving team of public accountants.  

Responsibilities:
  • Work with the accounting manager to properly record direct investment transactions, maintain the direct investment tracking database, and reconcile custody holdings
  • Prepare valuations of public and privately held direct investments, as well as marketable and non-marketable securities
  • Ensure compliance with document retention policies and procedures related to direct investments
  • Obtain investment related information
  • Work with auditors on all aspects of direct investment reporting
  • Support the implementation and testing of new IT systems (Equitrak, eFront, data warehouse)

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s degree
  • 2 to 3 years of experience 
  • Experience or familiarity with finance and basic accounting concepts
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Solid Microsoft Office expertise (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Nice to Haves
  • Public accounting experience 
  • Competence to multi-task, take initiative, work independently, and use creative problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, organized, analytical and cooperative
  • Capability to create and maintain a team spirit and harmonious working relationships

Job ID: 175715

Please note, our client is only considering local candidates currently. Thank you!

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Equitrak, eFront, data warehouse

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