Financial Analyst/Staff Accountant

Kranz & Associates - San Francisco, CA4.3

Full-time

On the fund accounting side, the analyst will support annual audits, monthly close, and ensure SEC compliance in partnership with our Director of Compliance. They will also gain experience with investor communications including generating and issuing capital calls and distributions and composing quarterly reports. On the management company side, the analyst will be responsible for documenting all due to/ from transactions between portfolio companies and the management company, overseeing accounts payable and cash reconciliation, and also supporting monthly close. The rare opportunity to learn both lines of business should be compelling to a professional seeking to either become a fund accountant / controller or manage an investment management company’s operational finance unit. In addition to the aforementioned responsibilities, special projects will come up regularly including participating in fundraising data gathering, ad hoc tax and financial modelling, and portfolio analysis. This role will report directly to the Fund Accounting Controller.

Prior asset management / fund accounting experience or operating budget familiarity is preferred, but not required.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

Fund Accounting

  • Support financial reporting for six funds led by the Controller and Assistant Controller
  • Prepare GP reporting independently for Controller review
  • Compose capital call and distribution notices and respond to ad hoc investor requests
  • Partner on timely monthly closes, quarterly investor reporting, and annual audit

Management Company

  • Partner with Manager, Management Company to prepare operating budget, balance sheet, and P&L for Management Company
  • Report key metrics including management fee and service fee revenue monthly including P&L for “People First” business unit
  • Participate in daily accounting and general ledger activities; review journal entries and expense reports to ensure correct coding
  • Track due to / from items from Portfolio Companies and compose monthly business unit P&Ls

Special Projects

  • Assist with fundraising including responding to ongoing investor requests for data
  • Compile Alpine’s financial services playbook; codify key financial procedures such as investment funding, expense reporting,
  • Complete interim audit and tax reviews with four different service providers

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Ability to balance a variety of tasks and prioritize; highly organized
  • Undergraduate degree in accounting with track record of strong academic performance
  • Quantitative analytical skills including advanced Excel; exposure to QuickBooks preferred but not required
  • Strong integrity and understanding of ethical principles
  • Team player with a positive attitude and direct communication style

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Accounting: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Excel: 1 year (Preferred)
  • fund accounting: 1 year (Preferred)