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EY Fund Accounting Manager-San Antonio, TX or Manayunk, PA or Alpharetta, GA in San Antonio, Texas

EY focuses on high-ethical standards and integrity among its employees and expects all candidates to demonstrate these qualities. At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

EY Comply - Financial Services - Fund Accounting – Manager: This position could be located in TX, PA or GA

EY is a leader in serving the global financial services marketplace and the only professional services firm with a separate business unit dedicated to the financial services industry – the Financial Services Organization (FSO). Our focused model and bold ambition have put us at the center of the events that continue to reshape and redefine our industry, working side by side with a range of clients from our most venerable institutions to dynamic new entrants across Banking and Capital Markets, Wealth and Asset Management and Insurance. Our purpose is to help build a financial services industry in which financial institutions are trusted and flourish, and the global economy is healthy, growing and secure. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve complex challenges, then come join our dynamic FSO team!

The opportunity

You will play a key role in defining the way private equity and PE Fund of Fund General Partner (GP) meet fund controllership, investment books and records, regulatory, tax, and financial statement reporting requirements. Top-tier GPs and investment managers are increasingly looking to EY to provide operational services for critical functions, in parallel with their current custodians. Join our team in building a new service and identifying innovative ways for GPs to manage books and records, as well as timely fund financial statements.

Your key responsibilities

  • Understand the intricacies of private equity and PE Fund-of-Fund investment operations and financial statement reporting

  • Define new procedures and controls to enhance the overall operational risk process

  • Drive high-quality work products within expected timeframes and budget

  • Stay current on business and industry trends relevant to our clients, including the latest private equity fund structures and investment record keeping standards

  • Manage a team of senior analysts to drive execution and provide high-quality work within expected timeframes and budget

  • Review team’s work products and provide necessary coaching for improvement

  • Ability to execute detailed procedures based on knowledge of PE fund controllership, investment books and records, and/or financial reporting processes

  • Perform critical accounting activities, including capital calls, valuations, and transaction processing

  • Manage risks and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes

  • Oversee delivery of client and process requirements in a regulatory driven environment, and understanding operationally complex fund controllership principles

  • Develop relationships with team members across multiple geographic locations and time zones

Skills and attributes for success

  • Ability to foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment, playing an active role mentoring junior level resources

  • Knowledgeable in private equity and Fund of Funds investment characteristics and the application of regulatory and financial reporting rules to those investments

  • Effective leadership, project management, and organizational skills

To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • Approximately 6 years of work experience related to regulatory reporting in the financial services industry

  • People management experience with leading project teams and managing direct reports within an organization

  • Experience related to fund controllership, investment books and records, and/or fund administration

  • Analytical skills, especially those related to fund controllership and asset management

  • Strong proven communication skills demonstrated through effective writing and presentations to clients and internal stakeholders; based on critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • An understanding of financial products and services, in particular private equity funds

  • An interest in working in an environment which encourages continuous learning, development, and identification of opportunities for improvement of individual and team performance

  • A willingness to work in an office with team members

  • A willingness to travel on an exception basis for client needs

  • A bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, economics, finance, or related discipline

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • CFA

  • Experience with software tools including document management systems, workflow systems, partnership accounting, investment accounting such as eFront, Investran, or other investment sub-ledger software

  • Experience in financial statement reporting/analysis

What we look for

  • You should be flexible and able to manage multiple responsibilities, including delivery of exceptional quality work to our clients. In addition, you’ll cultivate a high performing and inclusive team atmosphere that will value sharing best practices with your colleagues and leaders.

What we offer

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The salary range for this job in most geographic locations in the US is $69,000 to $157,500. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $82,700 to $179,000. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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