Description

Welcome to Verivest, where our mission is to help real estate investment managers launch, manage and scale their business. We offer a unique combination of advisory, administration, and technology solutions to both emerging and established middle market real estate investment managers, including advisory, fund administration and technology. Our end-to-end solution starts with Advisory, where we architect custom real estate fund solutions for any strategy based on our 30 years of experience in fund management. Upon launch, our fund administration and fund management platform streamline fund operations, including seamless fundraising capabilities, world-class investor experience, and expert accounting and investor reporting services. With over 30 years of experience in real estate and $3B in Assets Under Administration, we deliver a wealth of knowledge and a proven track record to our customers.

Verivest is part of Fairway America’s group of companies, where we are focused on bringing value to our employees, investors, customers, partners, and community. We foster a culture of transparency starting at the top and invest in our team’s health and development so people are at their very best. For more information on what we do, visit verivest.com.

The Role

We are currently seeking a Fund Accountant to join our high performing remote Accounting team. In this role you will perform daily accounting duties in accordance with US GAAP, including preparation of financial statements, maintenance of support schedules and preparation of capital account reconciliation for a variety of real estate investment vehicles. You will manage a portfolio of customers and develop effective relationships with your customers, including a strong understanding of their business and needs. This is a role with excellent learning and development potential, with strong opportunities to advance within our growing team and organization.

Our Core Values

  • Act with Integrity: Do what we know is right in all situations, even when no one is looking.
  • Prioritize and Execute: We identify our objectives and key results and focus our efforts intently on what is most critical to our mission.
  • Deliver Excellence: We listen closely to our clients and our team and continually strive to raise the bar.
  • Own the Outcome: We follow through on our commitments and accept 100% accountability for results.
  • Team First: No one person matters more than the whole team – we win or lose together.

Responsibilities

  • Cultivate and manage effective relationships for a portfolio of clients and handle the deliverable requirements and prompt responses to client’s queries.
  • Perform daily accounting tasks, including cash entry and maintenance of supporting schedules and investor records.
  • Prepare financial statements for a variety of entity types in accordance with US GAAP.
  • Prepare capital account reconciliations and complete investor reporting functions.
  • Prepare waterfall distribution models and capital call notices in accordance with the governing documents.
  • Coordinate all year-end tax and audit activities for clients, ensuring all deadlines are met.
  • Lead the preparation of new entities including developing workpapers and interpretation examples and advising clients on best practices.
  • Operate as a contact point for clients: able to respond in a solution-orientated manner and resolve client queries timely or escalate where necessary.
  • Assist in training of team members on processes and monitoring client deliverables.
  • Coach and provide feedback to junior staff as they conduct their duties.
  • Identify opportunities to improve team efficiency and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Collaborate with Operations, Implementation, and Client Success teams to streamline process and ensure service excellence.
  • Work collaboratively with technology and support personnel and maintain thorough knowledge of system capabilities and best practices.
  • Additional responsibilities as directed for the success of the team and the Company.

Skills and Qualifications

  • 1+ year of accounting experience, ideally in public accounting or similar fund administrator, with a focus on financial statement preparation.
  • BS/BA in Accounting, with a strong working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills over the phone and via email.
  • Demonstrated customer service experience.
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills, with the ability to accurately judge when to make decisions versus escalate them.
  • Ability to learn on the job quickly, apply learning to clients and recommend solutions to issues.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changes in processes and procedures in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to follow processes and guidelines to perform the functions of the job.


Our Benefits

We are a values-driven organization with a competitive benefits package, including:

  • Generous paid time off and nine paid company holidays.
  • Company paid medical, dental, vision insurance (plus company pays 50% of premiums for eligible family members).
  • Short and long-term disability, and life insurance coverage.
  • Profit sharing plan.
  • 401(k) plan, with company match.
  • Eight weeks of gender neutral paid parental leave.
  • Paid training and development opportunities.
  • Flexible schedule options.
  • Small, dynamic team = massive impact!

At Verivest, we are committed to creating a safe, diverse, and inclusive workplace. We make our hiring decisions based on merit, and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, nationality, gender, gender identity expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We encourage anyone who identifies as members of these communities to apply.

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