Private Equity Fund Administration Sr. Associate

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • 150 - 200

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Your principle responsibility is to review and manage client deliverables for our Private Equity fund administration clients. You will be involved in daily client interactions where you will manage expectations, balance multiple priorities and work in a team setting to deliver accurate and timely reporting to clients and investors.

J.P. Morgan Alternative Fund Services (“AFS”) is part of the Securities Services business group in the Corporate & Investment Bank and is one of the largest fund and portfolio administration businesses in the industry, administering over $950 billion in assets globally. The business was launched in November 2005 through the commercialization of the finance and technology teams supporting J.P. Morgan’s various private equity and real estate entities. Our AFS  business has over 950 dedicated professionals with offices in Dublin, London, Luxembourg, New York, New Jersey, Bangalore, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Jersey, Singapore, Toronto and Sydney. We provide administration services to more than 150 clients across all alternative asset classes.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Set-up/maintain the books and records of Private Equity funds, including GP vehicles where applicable, in accounting database in line with terms and conditions of governing documents
  • Prepare and/or review periodic Net Asset Valuations and financial reporting packs consisting of financial statements, management fee and carried interest calculations, and investor allocations and capital account statements
  • Prepare and/or review capital call and distribution calculations including investor notices and reconcile call proceeds and distribution payments
  • Manage release of capital notices and quarterly reporting on investor reporting portal
  • Work closely with manager, team and internal stakeholders to manage client expectations and ensure adherence to SLA timelines on client deliverables and ad hoc requests
  • Adhere to control framework including internal policies and procedures
  • Manage year-end process and handle requests from external auditors and tax teams

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • 3+ years’ experience in an accounting role, preferably at a Big 4, PE firm or fund administrator
  • Knowledge of US GAAP for Investment Funds and familiar with Private Equity fund structures
  • Analytical thinker and problem solver with attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and balance multiple priorities
  • Team Player with excellent interpersonal, communication and client service skills as well as the ability to see projects to completion
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office product suite and strong MS Excel skills

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Professional accounting qualification (CA, CPA) a plus
  • Experience with Investran or similar integrated Private Equity system a plus