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Senior Fund Accountant

Posted on 20 July 2022 by

Company
Blue Torch Capital  
Industry
Financial Services 
Location
New York, NY  

Blue Torch Capital, an SEC registered private debt investment manager located in Midtown New York managing approximately $4.5 billion of assets under management (as of May 31, 2022), is seeking a Senior Fund Accountant to join our rapidly expanding company. Blue Torch was launched in 2017 with a focus on U.S. middle market direct lending opportunities.

Position Description
• Involvement in all stages of fund accounting, treasury, and loan operations
• Assist with administrator oversight, internal accounting and reconciliation, and external reporting
• Maintain and manage strong relationships with external service providers, including third party administrator, auditors, and banks
• Considerable exposure to the firm’s senior finance and operations personnel in a multifaceted role across the organization

Responsibilities
• Assist the accounting team in all finance functions
• Review fund administrator books and records
• Assist with management company books and records
• Support investment operations trade and settlement processes
• Independently conduct investment monitoring, forecasting, position reconciliation, and internal reporting
• Maintain “shadow accounting” internal records and systems
• Assist in treasury functions
• Facilitate investor reporting requests

Candidate Profile
• 5+ years of relevant experience, which may include work in asset management, loan operations, tax, or public accounting
• Bachelor’s degree required with strong academic credentials
• Big 4 audit experience a plus
• CPA or a short-term plan to obtain a CPA a plus
• Knowledge of credit/direct lending a plus
• Ability to handle pressure effectively and successfully prioritize and manage multiple initiatives simultaneously while maintaining the highest standards of work product and adhering to stringent deadlines
• Exceptional attention to detail as well as strong analytical and organizational skills
• The successful candidate will have advanced experience with Excel having VPM experience a plus
• Collaborative team player who is resourceful andproactive while also having effective problem solving, communication, and project management skills
• Strong work ethic and eagerness to learn in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to work independently

Compensation commensurate with experience

Blue Torch Capital and its affiliates (“Blue Torch”) are equal opportunity employers and committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment programs and decisions. Blue Torch prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, caregiver status (including pregnancy or child birth, )), marital, or family status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, mental condition, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law (“Protected Classes”).

Interested parties should contact the poster for further details regarding this opportunity.

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