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Senior Fund Accountant

Juniper Square

Juniper Square

Accounting & Finance
Canada
Posted on Friday, August 11, 2023

About Juniper Square

Our mission is to unlock the full potential of private markets. Privately owned assets like commercial real estate, private equity, and venture capital make up half of our financial ecosystem yet remain inaccessible to most people. We are digitizing these markets, and as a result, bringing efficiency, transparency, and access to 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.

Juniper Square offers employees a variety of ways to work, ranging from a fully remote experience to working full-time in one of our physical offices. We invest heavily in digital-first operations, allowing our teams to collaborate effectively across most US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. We have a physical office in San Francisco, CA for employees who prefer to work in an office some or all of the time.

About your role

We are hiring a Senior Fund Accountant to join our team. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast paced start-up environment to help build out Juniper Square’s Fund Administration service offering. Juniper Square is on a mission to transform the Fund Administration offering to Private Markets. We are more than a Fund Administrator, we are a Modern Fund Administrator. As a Fund Accountant you will partner with the customer, other members of the fund accounting team, and Investor Services and Fund Administration Onboarding teams to deliver fund accounting and reporting services to Juniper Square’s Private Market customers in the Real Estate, Private Equity, and Venture Capital space. You will have a significant opportunity to shape the trajectory of our service offering and in so doing help to deliver a best-in-class experience to our customers. We are a team of values based self-starters with a curious mindset and the motivation to use technology to our advantage so that we are continually iterating and improving on the status quo. This is an opportunity to couple prior education and experience and to learn from some of the best talent in Private Markets.

What you’ll do

  • Support major decisions regarding team buildout and operational policies and procedures

  • Define and support the implementation of fund administration workflows, applying best practices and process efficiencies

  • Interface directly with clients to deliver an outstanding client experience

  • Serve as a technical accounting expert and key advisor on significant business/accounting decisions for the team

  • Perform accounting, analytical, & financial reporting duties; ensure client and investor reporting is prepared and completed timely and accurately

  • Review waterfall calculations and capital calls and distributions in accordance with clients’ Limited Partnership Agreements

  • Prepare and review 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

  • Assist with 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

  • Research and assist in interpreting the impact of recent accounting developments

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of fund accounting or audit experience with exposure to Private Equity, Venture Capital, and/or Real Estate funds

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field required.

  • Experience with Investran required

  • Exposure to complex fund structures, waterfall calculations, performance metrics (IRRs), distributions and capital calls calculations

  • Experience with annual reporting (audited financial statements)

  • Passion for technology and a desire to use technology to improve business operations

  • Experience scoping out system requirements and implementing new systems

  • Strategic thinker with the ability to master both the details and the big picture

  • Ability to handle many projects at once without losing track of the details

  • Comfortable with ambiguity, excellent work ethic and likes to take ownership of your work

At Juniper Square, we believe building a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture makes us a better company. If you think this job sounds like a fit, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet all the qualifications.

Compensation

Compensation for this position includes a base salary, equity, and a variety of benefits. The U.S. base salary for this role is $95,000 - $120,000 and the Canadian base salary range for this role is $85,000 - $105,000 CAD. Actual base salaries will be based on candidate-specific factors, including experience, skillset, and location, and local minimum pay requirements as applicable.

Benefits include:

  • Health, dental, and vision care for you and your family

  • Life insurance

  • Mental wellness coverage

  • Fertility and growing family support

  • Unlimited vacation in addition to company paid holidays

  • Paid family leave, medical leave, and bereavement leave policies

  • Retirement saving plans

  • Allowance to customize your work and technology setup at home

  • Annual professional development stipend

Your recruiter can provide additional details about compensation and benefits.

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