Private Equity Fund Administration – Vice President

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Toronto

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Join the team that is driving the talent attraction for one of the world’s most innovative banks. Your principle responsibility is the coordination, management and oversight of fund accounting and administration services for Private Equity clients. You will take a hands-on approach in managing service delivery, lead discussions with both internal stakeholders and external professionals, and foster a culture of continuous improvement and exceptional client service.

You will be responsible for managing all aspects of day-to-day client deliverables for Private Equity fund administration clients. This includes the maintenance of books and records, Net Asset Valuations, financial statements, capital events, management fee and carried interest calculations, investor allocations and capital statements, release of investor reporting, and managing year-end process with audit and tax teams. You will also manage client expectations and deliverable timelines in accordance with SLAs and ensure timely resolution of client issues and escalations. You are required to demonstrate deep knowledge of Private Equity fund structures, proficiency in accounting for complex transactions and a comprehensive understanding of fund governing documents.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of client deliverables for Private Equity fund administration clients including client expectations and timelines as well as any issues and escalations
  • Stay abreast industry standards and best practices while continuously seeking opportunities to enhance operational efficiency and mitigate operational risks
  • Liaise with support functions and internal stakeholders including risk and control groups, audit, compliance, implementation, investor relations and operations
  • Ensure adherence to control framework including prescribed policies and procedures
  • Lead and work on ad hoc client projects and internal initiatives
  • Mentor and develop staff resources while providing oversight and supervision on technical topics and client-related issues
  • Review fund governing documents, side letters and agreements to determine impact on reporting deliverables and ensure adherence

Required qualifications, capabilities and skills

  • A professional accounting qualification (CA, CPA) combined with 8+ years of experience working with Private Equity funds in an fund administration or related capacity
  • Knowledge of US GAAP for Investment Funds and a thorough understanding of Private Equity fund structures
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or MBA
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines and balance multiple priorities
  • Strong leadership skills with attention to detail and a hands-on management style
  • Team player with excellent problem solving, communication and client service skills as well as the ability to take ownership and manage projects
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office product suite and advance MS Excel skills

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Strong knowledge of Investran or similar integrated Private Equity system a plus
  • Investment fund audit experience with a Big 4 firm a plus

    J.P. Morgan Alternative Fund Services (“AFS”) is part of the Securities Services business group in the Corporate & Investment Bank and is one of the largest fund and portfolio administration businesses in the industry, administering over $950 billion in assets globally. The business was launched in November 2005 through the commercialization of the finance and technology teams supporting J.P. Morgan’s various private equity and real estate entities. Our AFS business has over 950 dedicated professionals with offices in Dublin, London, Luxembourg, New York, New Jersey, Bangalore, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Jersey, Singapore, Toronto and Sydney. We provide administration services to more than 150 clients across all alternative asset classes.


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