Associate – Private Equity Funds in Charlotte, North Carolina
THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING
Multi-billion dollar real estate investment firm expanding through acquisitions, enhancements, and the operation of distinctive retail properties in thriving markets
A company that manages a multi-fund private equity platform to generate returns for a large roster of industry-leading investors
A team that adequately balances and optimizes long-term risk-adjusted returns
A company devoted to the growth and expansion of Charlotte and surrounding areas
WHAT THEY OFFER YOU
Excellent culture committed to employee growth with a very tenured team with a fun office environment
Daily visibility and partnership opportunity with executive leadership
The opportunity to work with an industry leader with a focus on continuous growth and expansion
Competitive benefits package and compensation structure with an opportunity for profit sharing
LOCATION: Charlotte, NC or Columbia, SC WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:
Reports to the Manager of Corporate Accounting and works closely with the Director of Corporate Accounting, Chief Accounting Officer, and the broader leadership team to execute the financial reporting and operations of our private equity real estate investment funds.
Works together with the third-party fund administrator, external auditors, and tax consultants to ultimately deliver high-quality financial reporting to investors
Prepare and review fund level quarterly financial statements, ensuring compliance with GAAP, ILPA guidelines, and other industry standards.
Coordinate monthly close procedures within a defined time-period in collaboration with third party fund administrator and investment accounting team.
Review workpapers, fee calculations, waterfalls, and investor statements
Review secured debt quarterly compliance reports.
Facilitate annual audits of various investment vehicles.
Maintain and document policies and procedures around financial reporting, internal controls, and other accounting processes.
Work closely with external tax team on information requests, data analysis, any required registrations, filings, and return review.
Manage REIT compliance and serve as liaison between asset managers and tax consultants.
Maintain quarterly variance reporting at fund level.
Provide acquisition and transaction support for Investments team.
THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:
3+ years public/private mix with fund accounting experience
Master’s degree or CPA a plus
Yardi and/or Workiva experience a big plus.
Working knowledge of GAAP and fair value accounting principles
Strong work ethic, self-motivated, and capable of effective independent judgment
Acute attention to detail and passion for quality
Strong organizational and process skills to manage multiple competing priorities.