Senior Associate, Credit Finance

General Atlantic

New York, NY, USA
Posted on March 4, 2024

General Atlantic is a leading global growth investor with more than four decades of experience providing capital and strategic support for over 500 growth companies throughout its history. Established in 1980 to partner with visionary entrepreneurs and deliver lasting impact, the firm combines a collaborative global approach, sector specific expertise, a long-term investment horizon and a deep understanding of growth drivers to partner with great entrepreneurs and management teams to scale innovative businesses around the world. General Atlantic has approximately $83 billion in assets under management inclusive of all products as of December 31, 2023, and more than 280 investment professionals based in New York, Amsterdam, Beijing, Hong Kong, Jakarta, London, Mexico City, Miami, Mumbai, Munich, San Francisco, São Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore, Stamford and Tel Aviv. For more information on General Atlantic, please visit:

Position Summary

General Atlantic is seeking to hire a highly skilled and detail-oriented Senior Associate to join the Credit Fund Accounting team in the New York City office. This position will play a pivotal role in ensuring the accuracy and integrity of financial reporting for our private equity credit funds. Working closely with the Fund Controller and other key stakeholders, you will be responsible for various aspects of fund accounting, including financial statement preparation, valuation analysis, and compliance reporting. This role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the success of our fund while gaining exposure to complex financial instruments and investment strategies.


  • Financial Reporting: Prepare and review quarterly and annual financial statements in accordance with GAAP and regulatory requirements
  • Valuation Analysis: Assist in the valuation of portfolio investments, including analyzing market trends, evaluating valuation methodologies, and assessing fair value adjustments
  • NAV Calculation: Calculate and reconcile Net Asset Value (NAV) for the fund, ensuring accuracy and completeness of underlying data and supporting documentation
  • Investor Reporting: Prepare investor capital call and distribution notices, respond to investor inquiries, and maintain investor records in compliance with fund agreements
  • Compliance Oversight: Monitor regulatory compliance for the fund, including tracking regulatory changes, ensuring adherence to investment guidelines, and assisting with regulatory filings
  • Audit Support: Coordinate with external auditors during year-end audits and quarterly reviews, providing support and documentation as required
  • Process Improvement: Identify opportunities to streamline accounting processes, enhance controls, and optimize efficiency within the accounting function
  • Ad Hoc Projects: Support special projects and initiatives as assigned by senior management, providing analytical support and insights to drive informed decision-making


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; CPA designation preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in fund accounting, private equity, or financial services industry preferred
  • Solid understanding of GAAP accounting principles, with experience in preparing financial statements and performing complex reconciliations
  • Public and private accounting experience is a plus
  • Proficiency in accounting software (e.g., Advent Geneva, Investran) and Microsoft Excel; experience with Bloomberg or other financial databases is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret financial data, identify trends, and provide actionable insights
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy and integrity in financial reporting
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and interact with external stakeholders
  • Proactive mindset with a willingness to take initiative and drive process improvements in a dynamic environment

General Atlantic offers a robust reward program to all employees that will support you and your family, maintaining fulfilling, secure and healthy lives now and into the future, which includes but is not limited to medical insurance, retirement savings contributions, mental and physical health resources and an equal pay program that allows you to earn a base salary of $140,000-175,000 USD of which the exact amount offered will be driven by the degree to which you meet role requirements, additional special skills and experience.  Additional reward programs, such as annual discretionary bonuses and long-term incentive programs, are available for eligible employees and are offered as recognition for performance and one’s contributions towards the organization’s success.

General Atlantic is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical??? condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ?expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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