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CIB Ops - Alternative Investments Services - Private Equity Fund Accountant - Associate

Job Description

About J.P. Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank
J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world's most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.
 
Private Equity & Real Estate Services (“PERES”) was launched in November of 2005 through the commercialization of the finance and technology team supporting J.P. Morgan's various private equity and real estate entities. The line of business has over 200+ dedicated finance and technology professionals with offices in New York, Chicago, Dallas, Sydney, London, Dublin, and Jersey (CI). The team provides administration services to more than 100 clients with $200 BN exposure to alternative assets. 
 
 
Position Responsibilities
  • Perform daily, monthly, quarterly and annual accounting and reporting functions
  • Prepare/review journal entries and cash reconciliations
  • Prepare financial statements for funds and liaise with clients and external auditors
  • Prepare investor capital calls, distributions, financial reports and capital statements
  • Address investor inquiries and correspondence
  • Assist/support the clients with special projects and requests
  • Identify any fund issues and escalate to Manager on a timely basis
  • Collaborate with various internal functional groups to support client relationships
  • Understand and analyze fund agreements in order to determine impact on financial reporting and partner capital accounting requirements
Qualifications
  • Minimum 3 years of accounting experience, preferably including Public Big 4 and partnership or private equity fund accounting
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred
  • CPA a plus
  • Experience with various private equity legal and investment structures is beneficial
  • Experience using partnership accounting application (e.g. Investran) a plus
  • Must be innovative and analytical, with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have team player instincts with the ability to see a project to conclusion with little follow-up
  • Superb sense of client service with the ability to appropriately exercise professional skepticism and judgment
  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Req #: 160031207
Location: Brooklyn, NY US
Job Category: Operations
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: US Dollar (USD)

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