Senior Fund Accountant – Arlington, TX

SENIOR FUND ACCOUNTANT – OIL & GAS – ARLINGTON, TX

CSI Recruiting is currently conducting a search for an experienced and highly motivated Senior Fund Accountant for an investment group we represent with offices in Arlington, Texas.

This role is a high-profile, growth-oriented opportunity reporting directly to the CFO of this fast growing and dynamic investment organization focused on the domestic oil & gas and energy industries.

The Senior Fund Accountant will be responsible for supporting the operations of the funds and the firm. This position requires an ability to work independently in a dynamic environment where attention to detail, analytical skills and strong communication skills are essential. This individual will be a significant contributor in helping the organization to grow and improve their businesses. To be successful in this role you must be highly detail oriented and organized, able to meet assigned deadlines and have advanced communication and interpersonal skills.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare monthly financial statements and supporting schedules
  • Record monthly journal entries and prepare bank reconciliations
  • Calculate and forecast performance fees
  • Prepare partnership allocations
  • Maintain highly sensitive confidential information
  • Facilitate and complete monthly close procedures
  • Analyze revenues and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations
  • Assist with bank covenants
  • Assist with tax administration
  • Maintain the books and records of various entities

The ideal candidate would have a background including:

  • 4+ years directly relevant fund accounting experience, with preference given to experience at a private equity, hedge fund manager, fund administrator or public accounting organization
  • A strong understanding of accounting theory and practice
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel
  • Strong academic record and a bachelor’s or higher degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Oil & Gas industry experience is a plus, but not required

This is a growth role, not a back-fill, as the client has plans for 2020 and beyond that will include growing the accounting and finance team as the company gains new projects and assets.  Opportunities to move up within the organization as you’ve proven your value to the firm.