Fund Accountant, PEREI at GCM Grosvenor | Powderkeg


The individual will be responsible for performing the fund accounting and analysis functions for investment partnerships and accounts managed by the Firm.

GCM Grosvenor manages over $29 billion in private equity assets and has been investing in private equity since 1999. We are a leader in global middle market buyout investing and in sourcing and investing with small, emerging, and diverse managers.

As an onsite/hybrid employee, you are expected to be in the office on Tuesdays and Wednesdays as well as a third day in coordination with your manager.


  • Perform the day-to-day accounting for private equity funds and related investment vehicles.
  • Review quarterly and annual NAV and financial statement packages, including investor reporting.
  • Manage recurring client deliverables, including standard ILPA and additional client-requested reporting.
  • Manage, monitor, and provide guidance to the outsourced accounting provider(s).
  • Calculate and review quarterly management fee and carried interest waterfall calculations.
  • Manage the funds’ cash balances to determine the need for capital calls, distributions.
  • Review capital call and distributions notices to investors.
  • Collaborate with other teams throughout the firm, including tax, legal, treasury, client services, portfolio management, etc.
  • Support investment and client relationship personnel on ad-hoc requests.
  • Assist in preparation of financial statement audits and regulatory compliance reporting for the various partnerships and companies.
  • General accounting responsibilities.
  • Assist in special projects as requested.


  • BA/BS in Accounting/Finance with outstanding academic credentials; applicable coursework or internship in the field of investments or financial markets.
  • 3 - 6 years of experience working for a financial services firm or top tier accounting firm.
  • CPA preferred.
  • Accounting experience in managing private equity, hedge funds or similar types of alternative products is preferred, but not required.
  • Knowledge of partnership accounting as well as exposure to financial reporting, auditing, and tax. Private equity experiences is preferred, but not required.
  • Demonstrated team player, self-starter, and independent thinker with the ability to exercise excellent judgment.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a high level of flexibility, accuracy, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to balance multiple concurrent tasks and effectively manage deadlines.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Investran system is preferred, but not required.


We are not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. Welcome change. We are a culture of empowerment, accountability, high performance, and trust. Successful team members are self-motivated and energized by working alongside thoughtful and smart colleagues in a fast-paced environment. Individuals who thrive on this team enjoy being a part of an organization focused on excellence. We look for naturally collaborative individuals who enjoy interacting at all levels of the organization.


A diverse, engaged team is critical to our ability to successfully create and deliver value to our clients. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment where diverse professionals can thrive professionally, and we are dedicated to training, retaining, and promoting minorities, women, LGBTQ employees, veterans and individuals with disabilities. Over 55% of GCM Grosvenor employees and 43% of executive management are women and/or ethnically diverse individuals. In addition, we seek to drive a more diverse, inclusive industry through our partnership with diverse professionals organizations and by consciously working with subcontractors and vendors that are certified as minority-, women-, or persons with disabilities-owned businesses.


GCM Grosvenor (Nasdaq: GCMG) is a global alternative asset management solutions provider with approximately $76 billion in assets under management across private equity, infrastructure, real estate, credit, and absolute return investment strategies.

The firm has specialized in alternatives for more than 50 years and has a diverse, engaged team of approximately 530 professionals serving a global client base. We are proud to offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package focused on health and wellness, retirement planning, and diversity and inclusion.

The firm is headquartered in Chicago, with offices in New York, Toronto, London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Seoul, and Sydney. For more information, visit:


Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Fund Accountant, PEREI
  • Company
    GCM Grosvenor
  • Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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