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Type of Role: InvestmentsOperations

Experience Level: Analyst/Associate

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Salary: $64K - $80K

As a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager, Neuberger Berman is structurally aligned with the long-term interests of our clients. We have no external parent or public shareholders to serve, nor other lines of business to distract us from our core mission. And with our employees and their families invested alongside our clients—plus 100% of employee deferred cash compensation directly linked to team and firm strategies—we are truly in this together.

Summary:

Fund Accountant will be responsible for providing accounting services including preparation and processing of transactions and preparation of financial statement supporting schedules and work papers.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for accurate and timely reporting across private equity funds, including: monthly performance estimates, close packages/NAV, allocations, waterfalls and fund returns.
  • Assist in oversight for designated fund and special purposed financial records prepared by various 3rd party administrators.
  • Support in reconciliation of monthly servicer remittance reporting.
  • Prepare management fee calculations.
  • Prepare various ad-hoc projects and analyses as requested.
  • Assist with SEC or other regulatory compliance as required.
  • Prepare cash transfer/wire instructions for trade settlement and ad hoc wires.
  • Work on daily reconciliations including cash transaction and loan balance tie outs.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 0 – 2 years accounting/finance experience
  • Strong technical skills in Microsoft Excel is a must
  • Strong working knowledge of financial statements
  • Ability to review open work and produce timely and accurate records
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving, and results
  • Applicants must be presently legally authorized to work in the United States for any U.S employer
  • Position is not eligible for employment-based visa sponsorship

Neuberger Berman is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Firm and its affiliates do not discriminate in employment because of race, creed, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, citizenship status or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact onlineaccommodations@nb.com .

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Founded in 1939, Neuberger Berman is a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager. From offices in 39 cities worldwide, the firm manages $436 billion in client assets (as of March 31, 2023) across a range of strategies—including equity, fixed income, quantitative and multi-asset class, private equity and hedge funds—on behalf of institutions, advisors and individual investors globally.

Tenured, stable and long-term in focus, the firm has built a diverse team—including 700-plus investment professionals and more than 2,700 employees in total—united in their commitment to delivering client outcomes and investment excellence. It is our people who define our culture and have enabled us to be recognized by Pensions & Investments as the first or second “Best Place to Work in Money Management” for last eight consecutive years (firms with 1,000+ employees).

EQUITY, INCLUSION & DIVERSITY

Neuberger Berman strongly embraces the principles of Equity, Inclusion and Diversity (“EID”) — they are deeply engrained in our culture and are a fundamental part of our long-term business strategy. We firmly believe in fostering an environment, in which all of our people are respected and have an equitable opportunity to flourish and be their best selves. We believe having a diversity of perspectives strengthens our ability to deliver attractive outcomes for our clients and makes us a better organization.

  • Empowering is about our people having a voice and the ability and autonomy to contribute materially to the firm. As an employee-owned firm, we lean heavily on employee feedback and guidance, including through a series of surveys (e.g., our anonymous employee engagement survey and topic specific pulse surveys). We also provide many opportunities to contribute outside of the day-to-day, including through cross functional committees and firm-wide projects.
  • Developing is about our people having the resources, tools, and experiences to grow professionally and personally. As part of this, our colleagues and managers can leverage a broad array of offerings on our HCM Learning platform as part of a personalized career path plan that focuses intently on individual circumstances and objectives.
  • Supporting is about our people having the opportunity to be themselves, connect within NB and live a balanced life. Our Employee Resource Groups help to drive a greater sense of fellowship and build stronger connections across our firm. Through NB Wellness, NB Impacts (philanthropy) and Employee Investment Solutions (financial wellness), we take a holistic approach to ensure our colleagues have the resources they need to realize their personal goals.

Our people and our culture are our greatest assets. We remain deeply committed to our EID values and to ensuring Neuberger Berman remains a best-in-class place to work.