Fund Accountant

Charles River CFO · Boston, Massachusetts
Department Charles River CFO
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Charles River CFO is hiring a Fund Accountant to work for our firm and support our clients. Your first assignment will be with a premier Biotech venture capital firm. The position is full-time, on-site in Boston, and requires 4+ years of PE or VC experience. 

The Fund Accountant will work as part of our team servicing our clients and will have direct communication with the client.

The candidate will interact with various executives, including limited partners, external auditors, internal asset/portfolio management, internal acquisitions, and other internal accounting disciplines. The individual will need to demonstrate leadership qualities and strong interpersonal skills. This position requires relevant fund accounting experience, focusing on GAAP for investment companies. 

CRCFO is a 20-year-old established finance and accounting outsourcing firm sustained by a positive work culture. We put our people first, work in a collaborative team environment, and provide the support you need to deliver excellent service. Your work will be an opportunity to build your resume working within an exclusive PE community.


  • Liaise with the fund administrators for shadowing of the books, preparation of monthly estimates, ensuring NAV is correct, assistance with financial statement preparation, valuation of the portfolio, annual audit, and tax work.
  • Review all monthly items including the operating expense schedules, month-end close packages containing financial statements and supporting files, transparency reports, and investor statements
  • Responsible for the review of financial statements, including all statements and disclosures, and coordination of timely completion of audit
  • Assist and oversee daily portfolio reconciliations and trade reviews on the internal portfolio management system, liaising with prime brokers and custodians
  • Play an active role in the onboarding of the acquisition of an additional hedge fund and also assist in the launch and execution of several new single-strategy funds
  • Review of fund's capital calls and distributions, and fund expense payments and budgeting
  • Liaise with other functional areas within the firm as well as outside service providers
  • Ad-Hoc requests and special projects as necessary
  • Assist compliance team with regulatory filings.

Join Us

Charles River CFO, Inc. is an FAO firm serving companies in the life sciences, high technology, manufacturing, professional services, and nonprofit industries. Our clients are publicly traded, middle-market, and venture-backed emerging growth companies. The successful candidate will be entrepreneurial, strategic, and laser-focused.  Charles River CFO services include financial leadership for strategic transactions (IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, and divestitures), financial management, cloud accounting services, and tax services. We offer start-up and emerging companies a complete accounting and finance function while augmenting existing capabilities at large multinational corporations.   

Some Benefits of joining the CRCFO team include:

  • Flexible work options
  • Schedule that fits your requirements
  • Variety of career-building client assignments
  • Client referral bonus plan
  • A 20-year history of success in the FAO market
  • Welcoming team model
  • Remote, hybrid, and on-site client opportunities
  • Paid time off
  • Additional benefits to be discussed at the time of hire

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  • Location
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Department
    Charles River CFO
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience