Fund Accountant

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About Juniper Square

Our mission is to make the world’s private capital markets more efficient, transparent, and accessible. Privately owned assets like commercial real estate make up half of our financial ecosystem yet remain inaccessible to most people. We are digitizing these markets and as a result bringing access to millions who don’t currently benefit from one of the most productive corners of our financial ecosystem. If you care about making the world a better place by making markets work better through technology—all while contributing as a member of a values-driven organization—we want to hear from you. We’ve doubled our team in each of the past four years while maintaining an excellent culture and staying true to our values. We are well-funded and building for the long-term. We need YOU to help us achieve our mission.

About your role

This is a great opportunity to join a new initiative as we continue to build out Juniper Square’s fund administration service, filling a substantial market gap in the Real Estate Private Equity fund administration space particularly among emerging managers. You will work to provide fund administration services, including fund accounting and reporting, to Juniper Square’s Real Estate Private Equity Real Estate customers. As an early joiner you will have significant opportunity to contribute/shape the trajectory of the function and in so doing help to deliver a best-in-class experience to our customers. 

What you’ll do
  • Contribute to major decisions making regarding team operational policies and procedures
  • Help to define fund administration workflows, applying best practices and process efficiencies
  • Assist in training of team members on processes and monitoring client deliverables 
  • Interface directly with clients to deliver an outstanding client experience
  • Perform accounting, analytical, & financial reporting duties, ensuring client and investor activity reporting is prepared and completed appropriately
  • Prepare and review waterfall calculations, capital calls and distributions in accordance with clients’ Limited Partnership Agreements
  • Prepare asset- and fund-level performance metrics (IRRs, TVPI, etc.)
  • Assist in preparing, compiling, and verifying external client and regulatory reporting
  • Prepare financial information for stockholders/investor reports
  • Support annual audits, including preparation of the initial draft of the annual audit report and related schedules and disclosures; assist with PBC list (Prepared By Client) and tax returns 
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Qualifications

You are not afraid of challenges or starting something new and won't rest until things are done right. You’re an analytical, optimistic, and collaborative professional who thrives in a dynamic startup environment, with qualifications such as:

  • 3-5 years of experience in Private Equity (preferably Real Estate) fund administration and/or in-house
  • Bachelor’s degree required, with a degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or Business Administration
  • Fundamental knowledge of accounting rules and procedures for private investment funds, including experience with fund-level accounting and reporting 
  • Exposure to waterfall, performance metrics (IRRs), distributions and capital calls calculations
  • Passion for technology and a desire to use technology to improve business operations
  • Provide input and assist in scoping out system requirements and implementing new systems
  • Possess strong analytical skills required in reviewing, researching and resolving issues surrounding accounting and financial matters
  • Excellent client service skills, verbal and written communication
  • Ability to contribute to multiple projects at once without losing track of the details
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, excellent work ethic and likes to take ownership of your work
  • Familiar with annual reporting (audited financial statements) and Private Equity Real Estate reporting models (Operating/Non-Operating)
  • CPA is a plus but not required
Benefits
  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity
  • Health, dental, and vision care for you and your family
  • Unlimited vacation policy and paid holidays
  • Generous paid family leave, medical leave, and bereavement leave policies
  • 401k retirement savings plan
  • Professional development stipend
  • Healthcare FSA and commuter benefits programs
  • Monthly work from home wellness stipend while we're all remote
  • Mental wellness coverage including live coaching and therapy sessions
  • Home office productivity allowance to help create an ideal work from home setup

At Juniper Square, we're building a company where all kinds of people from all walks of life are valued and respected. We encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. If you think this job sounds like you, come join us! We’d love to hear from you.

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What are Juniper Square Perks + Benefits

Juniper Square Benefits Overview

Benefits at Juniper Square include:
Competitive salary and meaningful equity
Health, dental, and vision care for you and your family
Unlimited vacation policy and paid holidays
Generous paid family leave, medical leave, and bereavement leave policies
401k retirement savings plan
Healthcare FSA and commuter benefits programs
Freedom to customize your work and technology setup as you see fit

...and, of course, the opportunity to take on great responsibilities as part of a collaborative, hands-on team that is building a new company from the ground up!

For more information on what it is like to work here: https://www.glassdoor.com/Overview/Working-at-Juniper-Square-EI_IE15457…

Culture
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Juniper Square reimburses up to $1,600 of approved purchases per calendar year that employees make for conferences, books, etc. related to their professional development.
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