Financial Reporting Director directs and oversees the preparation and distribution of private funds’ periodic financial statements for external use. Ensures that reports, filings and documentation complies with company's regulations, professional standards, and GAAP reporting guidelines
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Oversee the preparation of accurate and timely consolidated financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principlesLeads the audit process with the external auditors and supports concluding the audit in a timely and efficient mannerAssists on technical accounting matters, where necessary, including business combinations, enterprise valuations, revenue recognition, equity-related issues, etc.Assist with maintenance and documentation of company-wide accounting policies and proceduresAssist in the documentation, design, and execution of effective controls to ensure appropriate accounting treatment is applied to all private fund transactionsAs requested, participates in due diligence and other activities surrounding acquisitions/dispositionAssist with special projects and ad-hoc requests, as necessary
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Involved with hiring process, training and onboarding new hires to make sure they understand their roles. Ensure completion on tasks team members are responsible for while assisting when needed.Set goals for team members and making sure they comply with the company’s plans and vision.Assess the work performance of employees and identify areas that need improvement.Report team members performance records and evaluations to HR and senior management. Recommend new employees to human resources team based on assessment of their performance.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: (including certification, licenses, etc.)Bachelor’s degree in AccountingCertified Public Accountant, Chartered Accountant, or similar certificationMinimum of 9 years of combined public accounting and private industry accounting experienceBig 4 public accounting experience is preferredStrong knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls and financial reportingDirect experience in drafting US GAAP financial statements and footnote disclosuresExperience with fair value accounting
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word and advanced proficiency in Excel.Extensive knowledge of GAAP accounting principles.Experience in Yardi, MRI, J. D. Edwards or comparable software.Operate standard office equipment.