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Senior Fund Accountant - Credit Funds


Chicago, US Carmel, US Darien, US New York, US Salt Lake City, US Boston, US

We are Alter Domus. Our name means “The Other House” and we’re a world leading provider of integrated solutions for the alternative investment industry. We believe in being different. Here, you progress on merit, not who you know. You speak openly, whoever you’re speaking to. And it’s your freedom to decide which cutting-edge kind of finance professional you want to be. Join more than 3,600 fund administration, accounting, tax, loan administration and legal experts worldwide and take pride in being alternative.


Alter Domus clients include the world’s leading asset managers, lenders and asset owners. We’re specialists who use the most innovative technologies to create unparalleled solutions for the private equity, real assets and debt capital markets sectors. This is where standout talent advances what’s possible in fund administration, corporate services, depositary services, transfer pricing, domiciliation, management company services, loan administration, agency services, trade settlement and CLO manager services.


At Alter Domus we attract, grow, and develop Alternative Thinkers. The Alter Domus Academy helps our people to be their professional best, to become Alternative Thinkers. The Academy team is expanding, and we are looking for an L&D Partner who shares our passion for developing people. 


Senior Fund Accountant (Structured)

Location: Chicago, IL


Alter Domus is currently seeking a new Senior Fund Accountant to join our Credit Fund Administration team at our Chicago, IL office.




  • Leverage prior job experience (preferably Big 4 and/or relevant industry experience);
  • Broaden accounting, finance and analytical skills;
  • Supervise and mentor a team of Associate Fund Accountants and Fund Accountants, as well as train new employees;
  • Administer, report, review, and understand industry standards;
  • Respond to auditor queries;
  • Increase communication/interaction with clients and their investors. Prepare/review monthly, quarterly and annual reports for investors, consultants and other stakeholders including financial information, performance returns, operations and variance analysis;
  • Calculate and review various performance returns;
  • Support and coordinate cash distributions on behalf of clients;
  • Prepare, review, analyze and interpret accounting records, financial statements, footnotes or other financial report to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards for audit reports;
  • Develop leadership skills by demonstrating a willingness to lead projects and offer input; and
  • Review documents to ensure compliance with client agreement(s).




  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (or related field);  
  • 3+ years of finance or accounting experience;
  • Experience working with Close End Funds, Private Equity, PERE, CMBS preferred
  • In-depth understanding of investments within assigned fund(s);
  • Broad market knowledge;
  • Strong communication and analytical skills; and
  • CPA or CPA eligibility a plus.




Independent and possessing more than fifteen years’ experience in its field, Alter Domus has become a leader in corporate and management services for private equity & infrastructure and real estate funds as well as listed and unlisted companies. Our staff of over 2,000 people also provides fund administration and financial reporting services. We mentor and develop our employees’ technical knowledge and practical skills. We also champion commitment and a customer-oriented mindset.




Alter Domus offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including a generous vacation policy, a diverse work environment, and strong global connections. As you collaborate with colleagues in our fast-paced environment, you will gain exposure to demanding and stimulating experiences that you will take with you as your career progresses. We provide a sophisticated work environment with prominent clients that will take your ambitions and talents to the next level and give you the resources and support you need to succeed.




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Alter Domus is an Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.