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Private Equity Fund Accounting, AVP (Jersey City, NJ) - Hybrid

Job Req ID 22528111 Location(s) Jersey City, New Jersey Job Category Private Client Product Services
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The industry-leading alternative investments platform within Citi Investment Management has over $18+ billion in client commitments. The group identifies best-in-class underlying private equity, real estate, and hedge fund investment management firms and opportunities. Client capital is invested either directly into the funds or via feeder vehicles and co-investment vehicles. 


The role of the Fund Controller is to oversee the financial reporting of the funds in a timely, accurate and efficient manner.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with third party fund administrators, auditors and liaise with tax service providers.
  • Review and sign off on capital calls/distributions, monthly/quarterly NAV packages, accrual/fee calculations, and annual financial statements, which are prepared by the fund administrators and audited by Big 4 audit firms.
  • Research and resolve fund accounting, financial, and other issues that may arise.
  • Liaise with business partners including product management and client service groups and provide performance reports and other items.
  • Analyze fund organization documents; understand revenue implications for Citi Investment
  • Manage cash across portfolios; cash forecasting and budgeting.
  • The individual will help to ensure the financial reporting is done in a timely, accurate and efficient manner.

Job Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of fund accounting or public accounting with a focus on Alternative investments (Private Equity or Real Estate or Hedge Funds)
  • CPA or Chartered Accountant a plus
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks effectively and work within tight deadlines
  • Strong team player, detail-oriented
  • Strong interpersonal, communication (written and spoken) and organizational skills
  • Experience with Investran
  • Working knowledge of Excel
  • Confident with strong leadership skills
  • Creative thinker
  • Self-starter, possessing willingness to learn


  • Bachelor's/University degree preferably in Accounting or equivalent experience

Jersey City Salary Range: $82,140.00 - $123,210.00 USD Annual


Job Family Group:

Private Client Product Services


Job Family:

Investment Fund Administration


Time Type:

Full time


Primary Location:

Jersey City New Jersey United States


Primary Location Salary Range:

$82,140.00 - $123,210.00


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