Senior Fund Accountant, Private Equity

Dallas, Texas /
Private Equity /
Full-Time
The Senior Fund Accountant will be a part of our Private Equity division assisting in the administration of various clients. The candidate will be an integral part of the STRAIT team, helping to drive client deliverables and internal process efficiencies. This position provides significant growth opportunities.  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Preparing journal entries and maintaining the general ledger for assigned partnerships
    • Preparing and recording capital activity, including capital calls, distributions, and transfers
    • Maintaining and fostering a knowledge of current accounting principles, including understanding issues/developments in accounting pronouncements that affect assigned partnerships
    • Developing a working understanding of the limited partnership agreements(s) and applying the terms to the applicable client deliverables
    • Preparing the financial statements and footnotes
    • Preparing client specific reports for assigned partnerships
    • Obtaining and maintaining an understanding of effective uses of STRAIT specific technology and systems
    • Reviewing and approving the work of fund accountants
    • Analyzing investment performance and delivering the results to the client
    • Performing ad-hoc tasks, as needed
    • Up to 10% travel may be required

EDUCATION/ACCREDITATION

    • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, finance or other related field
    • CPA or CPA candidate preferred

SPECIALIZED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

    • Three (3) or more years of experience in accounting
    • One (1) or more years of experience in private equity
    • Experience using the FIS Investran preferred
    • Detail oriented and highly analytical
    • Frequent and clear communication, both written and oral
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment

PERKS & BENEFITS

    • Annual tuition reimbursement
    • Bonus upon passing the CPA or bar exam
    • 401(k) Plan with matching
    • Full health benefits
    • Complimentary on-site gym access with showers and full amenities
    • Work remotely one day per week
    • New Hire Buddy Program
    • Team trips and outings
    • New hire PTO – 20 + 1 “You” Day
    • 12 hours PTO for community service
    • 10.5 paid holidays per year
    • Paid parental leave
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Employee-led committees
    • Commuter cost benefits
    • Ongoing training – cross departmental, leadership, etc.
    • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program to assist with wellness, stress management, emotional distress, etc.
    • Walkability to Whole Foods, restaurants, shopping, NorthPark Mall and DART
    • Ongoing learning opportunities via STRAIT University, Lynda.com, events and Amazon eBooks
    • 100% STRAIT-paid Life, Personal Accident, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
    • Discounts on stores, services, products and tickets
    • Complimentary parking
    • Professional development:
    • Quarterly Book Club (features leadership topics designed to expedite and support professional growth and development)
    • Opportunities to participate in external leadership programs (i.e. Stagen – https://stagen.com/)
    • Technical training (i.e. FIS Expert Led Training)
    • Industry training and speakers
    • Continued education support
    • Annual meetings with Managing Partner to discuss individual career advancement plans
    • Quarterly executive breakfasts
    • Proficiency Matrix detailing expectations at every level of the career path
STRAIT is a professional services firm offering comprehensive accounting solutions for hedge funds, private equity firms, family offices and management companies.  Services include full fund administration, compliance services, middle office operations, CFO suite services, investor services, and performance and risk reporting.  Headquartered in Dallas, TX, STRAIT has clients nationwide and is backed by an industry leading team of CPAs, CFAs, JDs, and MBAs – no bookkeepers and no paraprofessionals.