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Associate Manager - Private Equity/Real Assets - SS&C Technologies

SS&C Technologies Inc Cranford Full-Time
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SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial services and software for the financial services and healthcare industries. Named to Fortune 1000 list as top U.S. company based on revenue, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has 20,000+ employees in over 90 offices in 35 countries. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organizations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services.

This position will be located in our 11 Commerce Drive Cranford, NJ office location.


Job Summary:

The Associate Manager will be responsible for transaction processing, the proper application of accounting principles to complex transactions, and financial reporting, for our private equity clients.

Position Overview:

The Associate Manager will be responsible for a broad spectrum of financial and accounting matters affecting our private equity clients. Senior associates should have a strong background in accounting for private equity funds.  The Senior Associate is responsible for preparing and processing transactions and financial reports, and exercising sound judgment regarding the proper application of accounting principles to complex transactions.  Additionally, the Associate Manager must have proven client service skills, and the ability to work within a team toward the timely and accurate production of client deliverables.

  • Contribute toward a team covering one or more client relationships
  • Deliver accurate and timely work product within specified deliverables timelines, and in coordination with the vice president and other team members
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of accounting, specifically with respect to alternative investment funds, with a focus on private equity limited partnerships
  • Review all transaction documentation and supporting files, and understand the features of the investment transactions, accruals, etc.
  • Prepare work paper files for accuracy and completeness, including capital activity, investment activity, income and expense accruals, valuation adjustments, etc.
  • Prepare management fee calculations, including offset table amounts, management fee waiver contributions, etc.
  • Prepare investor allocations and capital account statements
  • Prepare capital call and distribution calculations, sources/uses of cash, allocations, and investor notices
  • Update distribution waterfall (carried interest) models, in keeping with the applicable fund terms
  • Prepare financial statements, notes disclosures, and supporting schedules
  • Help manage the year-end audit process, in collaboration with the vice president, client, and auditors
  • Handle daily/routine client information requests
  • Provide guidance and direction to junior staff on all technical and client-service-related topics
  • Where applicable, support the tax team with information to prepare tax compliance/reports
  • Support corporate goals and business/departmental initiatives

Job Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • 5+ years’ experience in accounting, with a focus on private equity
  • CPA designation a plus
  • Knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and other comprehensive basis of accounting, with an emphasis on investment partnerships
  • Accounting/ Portfolio system proficiency
  • Experience preparing and reviewing general ledgers, work papers and financial statements
  • Deadline oriented with ability to complete assigned tasks independently.
  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, with advanced Excel skills
  • Fund of Funds or Hedge Funds experience a plus
  • General Partner Accounting experience a big plus
  • Team player with a progressive track record

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Unless explicitly requested or approached by SS&C Technologies, Inc. or any of its affiliated companies, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services.

SS&C offers excellent benefits including health, dental, 401k plan, tuition and professional development reimbursement plan.


SS&C Technologies is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.



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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
 

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Headquartered in Windsor, CT and with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, SS&C provides the global financial services industry with a broad range of highly specialized software, software enabled-services and software as a service (SaaS) solutions for operational excellence. We deliver mission-critical processing for information management, analysis, trading, accounting, reporting and compliance. Our clients manage, in aggregate, over $26 trillion in assets and choose SS&C as their preferred vendor for our expertise.

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