Family Office Accountant


Accounting + Finance


New York, New York

Employment Type



The Family Office Accountant will be part of a small, tight knit team focused on all aspects of accounting and reporting for a prominent family within the investment community.  The role provides significant flexibility and a generous compensation package.

Compensation : $150000 - $180000
Job ID : 1341


  • Daily activity review and reconciliation
  • Month-end closings and trial-balance preparation
  • Oversight of the accounts payable function
  • Review employee expense reporting
  • Cash management
  • Assist with financial statement preparation and external audit oversight
  • Assist with federal, state, local and regulatory reporting
  • Assist with tax return preparation for partnerships, corporations, trusts and foundations
  • Ad-hoc reporting and analysis

This role will consist primarily of duties commonly performed by an assistant controller, but there is potential for growth into other functions within the office and projects with organizations funded by the office (both for-profit and not-for-profit).


  • Strong academic credentials; CPA preferred
  • Numeracy and logical thinking
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to independently problem solve
  • Comfort reading legal agreements and contracts
  • Excellent knowledge of GAAP and experience with investment-related tax issues
  • Some experience with investment and/or charitable tax issues
  • High proficiency with Excel; macro/VBA/SQL familiarity a plus
  • Experience with one or more general ledger software packages
  • Proven ability to handle proprietary information with discretion
  • The interview process will include written examinations to test proficiency with many of the capabilities enumerated above.




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