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Manager, Private Equity - 12 Month Contract (Closed)

Job Highlights
About the Opportunity
  • Oversight and approval of trade tickets for Capital Calls and Distributions, including related investment accounting entries
  • Review valuation reports and models to ensure that appropriate valuations are recognized/recorded and liaising with external vendors to satisfy queries/issues
  • Ensure reconciled investment level financial statements and information to internal accounting records are accurate
  • Provide oversight and review on month-end/quarter-end accounting close processes (e.g., reconciliations, journal entries, reports) and provide support when necessary to resolve ad-hoc issues
  • Lead audits of Financial Statements related to Private Equity Limited Partnership investment structures
  • Review and disseminate routine and ad-hoc requests completed by group members
  • Review and/or prepare financial statement note support and reporting schedules for year-end purposes
  • Partner with various stakeholders (e.g., Performance, Data, Front Office, etc.,) to ensure quality reporting is produced on a timely basis
  • Manage and monitor client deliverables and ensure reporting is accurate and provided in a timely manner
  • Responsible for managing internal and external stakeholder relationships; help establish plan for new client setup and transitions
  • Continue to improve existing reporting and accounting functions
  • Lead research and analysis of investment accounting treatments and applies accounting knowledge to potential changes
  • Lead elements of private market system implementation, including requirements gathering, system configuration, data migration and testing/validation
  • Work with team to provide input and supporting testing of private market system implementation
  • Perform other duties as assigned
About You
  • A university degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or a related discipline is required
  • Relevant professional designations (CPA, CFA, CBV and/or AACI designation) is an asset
  • 8+ years of experience in investment management, with direct experience working in Investment Finance or Investment Operations. Experience in the asset management industry is preferred
  • Strong technical knowledge of accounting practices, principles, and internal control requirements, including knowledge of capital markets and financial instruments within Private Equity asset class
  • Thorough understanding of accounting standards (IFRS, Pension accounting) and best practices is required; experienced in reviewing and preparing general ledgers
  • Experience in managing accounting and reporting functions with daily and monthly deliverables
  • Superior analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills are required to identify and recommend potential opportunities, coordinating and maintaining up to date information on returns and risks
  • 2-3 years of strong leadership skills and supervisory experience managing a team
  • Experience with Eagle Investment Accounting is preferred
  • Knowledge of Private Market Investments and Private Market Valuations (Private Equity, Infrastructure and Real Estate)
  • Ability to consistently deliver quality outputs in a fast-paced environment, with an ability to work to tight deadlines and the capability to handle multiple projects and ad-hoc requests simultaneously
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with colleagues at all levels and cultivate key partnerships to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders as well as third-party administrators

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please know that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote # 372734 .

You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.

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