Tampa FL
Position Type
Date Posted
Salary Range
$85,000.00 - $100,000.00 Bonus TBD

Family Office Senior Accountant / Analyst

Our private equity client is establishing a Family Office, and has retained our firm to recruit a Senior Accountant / Analyst. The Senior Accountant / Analyst will lead the accounting and financial activities of the family office investments (real estate, traditional financial investments/brokerage accounts, private equity investments, and cash flows). The Senior Accountant / Analyst will be responsible for all day to day accounting needs, and tax and financial reporting requirements for the Family Office. The ideal candidate will be responsible for leading and overseeing all accounting matters (with an emphasis on financial reporting, compliance, cash management, banking relationships, internal controls, and accounting processes) for the portfolio of investments of the Family Office. We are looking for an accounting and finance “athlete” who is comfortable working in a sole contributor / hands-on role.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • All accounting and record keeping functions including G/L entries, chart of accounts, capital calls, A/R, A/P, bank accounts, credit cards, cash-flow projections, funds management, payroll, expenses, depreciation, cost and expense control, amortization, financial reporting and ensuring the entities are current, organized and in prime financial health
  • Accurate and timely reporting of the books and records for investments, purchases and operating expenses
  • Tracking, evaluating, processing, and handling of all investments, assets and companies including K-1’s, financial ROI analysis, capital calls, and distributions – all while keeping pulse of our interests while monitoring relevant external factors and events
  • Preparation & review of monthly consolidated financial reports for multiple entities
  • Researching accounting issues that arise from investment transactions
  • Identifying areas for process improvements and automation
  • Maintain adequate cash flow by appropriately transferring between investment and bank accounts
  • Preparation of investment performance reports, budgeting, investment and expense analysis
  • Manage the interactions with banks, fund managers, tax advisors, attorneys, and other outside consultants
  • Review daily cash activity and coordinate investment of excess cash in bank accounts
  • Develop and maintain financial planning functions including investment performance reports, cash flow management, budgets, forecasting, and period analysis of budget to actual results
  • Tax planning, tax spreadsheets and management and collaboration of tax return preparation by outside tax firm
  • Ensuring that all entities, assets and investments are in compliance with local, state and federal requirements and in adherence with best practices - including tax planning, insurance policies, legal contracts and property management
  • Ensure accounting procedures conform to generally accepted accounting principles
  • Other special projects as needed

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting with 5+ years of experience
  • Family office, Real Estate, Private Equity Fund or multi-entity accounting preferred, but not required
  • CPA is strongly preferred, but not required
  • Ideal candidate will have experience in public accounting (audit and tax)
  • Experience as an accountant or controller in real estate, private equity venture capital, private banking or family office is preferred
  • Experience as a “super user” setting up, operating, and managing accounting systems including QuickBooks is required
  • Advanced level in MS Excel
  • Demonstrated excellent communication, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, integrity, and sound judgment
  • Must be a motivated self-starter, the aptitude to think and work independently, and the ability to multi-task and manage shifting priorities and deadlines, all with attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Referenceable track record of integrity and maintaining and protecting highly sensitive and confidential information