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Sr. Accountant/ manager in Fort Worth, TX at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 7/25/2019

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Background
A multifamily office servicing the founders of a well known investment firm in Fort Worth is now searching for an additional member to join their team.
They are responsible for providing comprehensive services in support of each family's wealth management strategy as well as fund administration for family partnerships, third party, and affiliated venture capital funds. Services cover a range of financial and advisory facets including.

Description of Position
The Senior Accountant and / or Manager will focus primarily on the day-to-day accounting functions for several office entities, including partnerships, LLCs, trusts and private foundations, in support of a founder's family. The position will report to the Accounting Senior Manager and interface with other members of the office team. This role requires a significant level of individual initiative, the ability to multi-task, and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Requisite Skills and Experience
* BA/BS in Accounting with a minimum of four years of experience
* General ledger experience with adeptness in journal entries
* Solid understanding of GL account reconciliations, including bank or brokerage accounts
* Demonstrated knowledge of month end closings
* Strong Excel skills (lookups, sumifs, pivot tables) and adept at learning new accounting applications
* Must be self-motivated and willing to take action beyond formal job responsibilities
* Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
* Must be detail oriented, possess strong communication and multi-tasking skills

Preferred Skills and Experience
* CPA credentials or parts passed
* Prior work in public accounting, a family office, private equity, or financial services industry
* Experience in partnership accounting, multi-tiered entity structures or inter-company general ledger accounts
* Cash management or forecasting experience
* Exposure to tax basis accounting, and/or compiling information for tax estimates or tax returns

Principal Responsibilities
* Post cash and non-cash transactions daily in maintenance of the general ledger
* Perform bank, brokerage account and other general ledger account reconciliations or analyses
* Monitor cash balances daily and assist with cash management
* Prepare various reports or analyses in support of management, the family or the investment team
* Record investment valuations, asset acquisitions and dispositions
* Complete the monthly close procedures and generate deliverables in compliance with GAAP or tax basis
* Prepare quarterly financial statements and supporting schedules
* Prepare debt and other compliance requirements for credit facilities and regulatory agencies
* Liaison with tax advisors, compliance officers, and external fund advisors
* Perform taxable income reconciliations and accumulate information for tax estimates or returns
* Assist with Ad-hoc reporting or special projects as necessary