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Lead Private Equity Fund Accountant

BNY Mellon

You can make a difference by working at BNY Mellon, where finance, technology and business intersect, to power the global financial industry.

Overview

Private Equity Fund Accountant

BNY Mellon Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Overview Of BNY Mellon

BNY Mellon is a global financial services company focused on helping clients manage and service their financial assets, operating in 36 countries and serving more than 100 markets. BNY Mellon is a leading provider of financial services for institutions, corporations and high-net-worth individuals, providing superior asset management and wealth management, asset servicing, issuer services, clearing services and treasury services through a worldwide client-focused team.

Team Description

Private Equity / Credit Fund Accounting Group is a specialized team within the Alternative Investment Services Division of Bank of New York Mellon focused on providing fund administration services to our Private Equity clients. We operate from Hong Kong, India, Poland, Ireland and the United States. In the US, teams operate in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Orlando, Wilmington, DE, Woodland Park, NJ and Fort Worth, TX.

We are a dynamic, collaborative team looking for individuals who value a supportive, but challenging and fast-paced environment.

We are looking for mid-level level candidates with 5-7 years of experience.

Job Purpose:
Our team is primarily responsible for:

  • Preparing capital call and distribution calculations in order, to facilitate capital funding requests from clients.
  • Preparing and reviewing fund operating expense accrual budgets, as well facilitate wire instructions for vendor expense payments.
  • Processing portfolio trade activity related to fund investments.
  • Preparing and reviewing a fund’s cash and asset reconciliation.
  • Executing PNL allocations to Investors.
  • Preparing and reviewing management and performance fee calculations.
  • Coordinating the preparation of and reviewing investor notices and capital statements.
  • Facilitating audit engagements on behalf of clients
  • Coordinating the preparation of unaudited or audited financial statements.
  • Facilitating onboarding of new clients and servicing existing clients.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent related experience; Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance is preferable.
  • Equivalent related experience should include a minimum of three years of previous accounting, preferably within the Financial Services field.
  • The successful candidate needs to be enthusiastic, attentive to detail, flexible and have the drive to be successful while working in a dynamic and challenging environment.
  • Escalate potential risks to both peers and senior management.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and work under time pressure.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office with a working knowledge of Excel.
  • Systems proficiency in Advent Geneva and / or FIS Investran is a plus.
  • Effective communication and time management skills.
  • Focused on consistently achieving both team and company goals
  • Ability to learn quickly and take responsibility for own learning and development.
  • Focused attitude to work, excellent individual and team player and an ability to consistently meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Continuous improvement mindset.
  • Friendly and approachable.

Benefits:

  • Physical Wellbeing – Our holistic approach to wellbeing encourages healthy habits throughout the year from telemedicine and onsite health centers to fitness discounts, health coaching and biometric screenings. We’ve got the tools you need to stay strong and happy
  • Emotional Wellbeing – BNY Mellon understands that your mental health is just as important as your physical health, which is why we offer a variety of options to support you such as stress management, digital self-care tools and remote psychological consultations.
  • Financial Wellbeing -Your financial wellbeing is vital to your overall health and prosperity. To ensure you feel your financial best, we provide you with financial education seminars and webinars, digital planning tools and personalized financial counselling. We offer a competitive 401k matching program as well.
  • Social Wellbeing- Our employees’ lives outside of work matter as much as the work itself. We offer competitive vacation packages and sponsor a wide variety of social support benefits including flexible work arrangements, maternity and paternity programs, adoption support services and onsite nursing rooms.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Our ambition is to build the best global team – one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve – and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

Employer Description:

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world’s financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It’s the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark: bnymellon.com/careers.

EEO Statement:

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans. Our ambition is to build the best global team – one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve – and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

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You can make a difference by working at BNY Mellon, where finance, technology and business intersect, to power the global financial industry.

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