Associate

The role:

Langham Hall is a professional services firm that provides high quality accounting, fund administration and investor reporting services to private equity, real estate, debt and infrastructure fund clients. We pride ourselves on the quality of our service. We tailor our services to each individual client and seek to add value with our deep understanding of their businesses.

Most of our staff are either CPAs (or CPA equivalent internationally) or are studying to become CPAs. We offer CPA examination support to accountants completing their professional qualification. We offer full training and support pertaining to the funds we service, the chance to develop your skills, as well as a stable and reliable working environment.

Position Summary

The individual will be responsible for servicing the needs of a portfolio of clients. The individual will liaise with the CFO and financial accounting team of the funds, third parties (including auditors) and any other external advisors necessary to ensure all issues are resolved and deadlines met. There will also be numerous other responsibilities including tracking the financial performance of the fund and assisting with capital calls/distributions, performance calculations and other day to day functions.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Preparation of periodic financial statements and other accounting reports for our clients.
  • Compile and analyze financial information underlying the financial statements.
  • Preparing bank reconciliations for all client accounts.
  • Updating the financial system (SUN) for all transaction related activity
  • Preparation of asset level reporting for the client and seeking new ways to provide informative and concise information.
  • Calculation of performance metrics.
  • Involvement with year-end audit, including preparation of relevant files and resolving issues.
  • Monitoring compliance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (“GAAP”) and company procedures.
  • Collect appropriate data and prepare relevant reports for clients. 
  • Additional ad hoc duties or project as necessary.

Technical knowledge / skills required:

  • A general understanding of US GAAP. 
  • Interest in reporting and other accounting challenges faced by private equity, infrastructure, real estate, debt, and fund of funds firms (our clients).
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.    
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from various groups, particularly clients.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations.
  • The individual must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations.
  • Intermediate / advanced excel and word skills a plus.
  • A Bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 GPA or above, in Accounting or related subject is required.

Application procedure:

Please email resume and expected salary to ushr@langhamhall.com

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