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Fund Accounting Lead - Mumbai Lead

Keywords / Skills : GAAP , Private Equity, excel

5 - 10 years
Posted: 2018-12-25

Job Description
POSITION TITLE: Fund Accounting Lead YEARS OF EXPERIENCE 7-10 Years LOCATION(S): Mumbai

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS AND ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES • Provide overall direction to department managers and subordinate staff to assure synchronized teamwork that accomplishes monthly, quarterly and annual financial and operations goals & objectives. • Responsible for development and execution of overall business plans both internally and in partnership with key stakeholders. • Ensure process and procedures are adequate to meet quality standards and are consistently applied and regularly reviewed within department. • Work with and liaise with internal resources, offshoring resources, external fund administrator(s), and external auditors to meet all monthly, quarterly and annual reporting deadlines • Review monthly/quarterly/annual NAV reconciliations with fund administrator • Review monthly/quarterly/annual reporting to limited partners and/or portfolio managers • Review of quarterly and annual GAAP financial statements and footnote disclosures for multiple funds as well as capital account summaries for limited partners • Review calculation of management fees and performance fees. • Prepare complex waterfall calculations. • Review cash flow projections and daily cash management, including any LP capital activity (ie: capital calls/subscription and distribution/withdrawal calculations) • Prepare and assist with ad-hoc limited partner reporting, analyst and front-office requests • Assist with preparation of information provided to Tax team for quarterly tax estimates and annual returns • Review and approve all bank wires and A/P payments prior to release • Participate in any new fund launches • Participate and contribute to regular review of overall processes and deliverables to improve effectiveness, efficiency, and accuracy. • Various special projects/reports for both internal and external use • Meet all requirements for the performance planning process including goal setting, regular and immediate feedback and submission of formalized performance appraisals. • Spearhead special projects and serve on committees and task force assignments.

Experience /Education: • 7-10 years of relevant work experience. • Bachelors’ degree in related field (Finance, Accounting or Economics) from accredited institution. • Chartered Accountant or CPA license preferred.

General Requirements: • Big-4 public accounting experience a plus. • Advent Geneva experience a plus. • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high growth environment. • Ability to assist in managing several third-party relationships. • Strong verbal and written skills; ability to analyze and summarize complex information both verbally and in writing. • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills Ability to multi-task and manage various deadlines. • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. • Strong Excel skills. • Strong knowledge of accounting, generally accepted accounting principles and financial reporting is required.

Job Description

• Attention to detail and timelines required. • Proficiency in month/quarter/annual closings in US GAAP. • Understanding of real estate debt or private equity fund structures is required. • Experience with outside administrators and custodians preferred. • Knowledge of fixed income securities, debt instruments, alternative investments, securitization, or other investment products a plus. • Strong attention to detail, and a sense of urgency in gathering, synthesizing and communicating information.

About Company

ThoughtFocus is a privately held IT services, software engineering and business process management firm with offices in the US, India and the Philippines. It helps clients in the financial services, manufacturing, education, aerospace and technology industries with their key business and technology challenges. ThoughtFocus brings critical program acceleration to client initiatives while minimizing costs and risks with intellectual capital, technical and process frameworks, operating models and software infrastructure.

We have 1,300+ employees globally and is growing rapidly across all its offices. In the US ThoughtFocus has locations in California, New York, New Jersey, Wisconsin, Georgia and Texas. As an organization, ThoughtFocus strives to build lasting relationships. ThoughtFocus was founded in 2004 and continues to be an employee owned company with a minority investment from the Blackstone Group.
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