Analyst, Investor Reporting

US-CA-Los Angeles
7 days ago
Job ID
2017-1167
# of Openings
1
Category
Accounting - Private fund

Overview

Colony NorthStar is seeking an Investor Reporting Analyst within the Fund and Investor Reporting team. Responsibilities include managing our investor reporting portal (contacts, permissions, login rights), rollforward and setup of Word and Excel templates for the quarterly financial statements for our various investment funds, preparation of quarterly investor reporting templates, preparing audit confirmation responses, and various related tasks (maintaining investor wire instructions, monitoring the investor reporting mailbox and responding directly to investor inquiries, proofreading financial statements).

The Analyst will report to the Manager of the Investor Reporting team and also work closely with the Senior Analyst and Senior Vice President.  Candidates should have at least entry-level understanding of finance and accounting concepts in the private equity/debt fund industry, and strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills.

Responsibilities

  • Managing our investor reporting portal, including maintaining and updating investor contacts, permissions and login rights
  • Quarterly financial statement rollforwards of Excel and Word templates for the fund accounting group
  • Preparing audit confirmations for investors’ annual audits, logging the confirmations and tracking due dates and status
  • Assist in the preparation for quarterly investor financial questionnaires and database submission
  • Daily monitoring of the Investor Reporting mailbox, summarizing action items for the Investor Reporting team and responding directly to investor inquiries
  • Maintenance of investor wire instructions according to policies and procedures
  • Process, edit, and proof-read quarterly and annual financial reports and coordinate on-line delivery via the firm’s investor portal

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in the private equity/debt fund industry, specifically in fund accounting, investor reporting or fund administration
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in fund accounting and investor reporting, including capital calls, distributions, waterfalls, carried interest, management fees, fair market values and returns metrics such as gross and net IRR, gross and net equity multiple, DPI/RVPI/TVPI, etc.
  • Knowledge of accounting software (preferably Yardi) and investor reporting systems highly desired
  • Proven ability to quickly learn new systems
  • Strong proficiency in MS Excel and Word required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and high degree of professionalism when interacting with investors or their representatives
  • Previous client-facing or investor-facing experience a plus
  • Self-starter / highly organized / detail oriented / ability to multi-task
  • Must thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Dedicated team player with a can-do attitude

 

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