Juniper Square

Fund Accountant

2 weeks agoSan Francisco, CA / Remote

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 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 

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:

  • 2+ years of fund accounting experience in fund administration and/or in-house with exposure to Private Equity (open-ended), Private Debt and/or Real Estate funds
  • 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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Job ID: 2208601