Senior Accountant

Category: Accounting Location: Oakland Job ID: 17323 Date Posted: October 4th, 2019



Our client is seeking a Staff or Senior Accountant to join the Finance team to support day-to-day operations of the Company's private equity and credit funds. Successful candidates will have a fundamental understanding of fund accounting, investment operations, and financial systems and thrive in a dynamic and fast paced environment. This results-driven role requires frequent interaction with administrators, investors, compliance teams and offers exposure to other areas of a growing private equity firm.

Essential duties include:


  • Review monthly, quarterly and annual fund accounting packages, including annual GAAP financial statements and footnote disclosures across multiple fund structures.
  • Review quarterly expenses and prepare allocations across fund structures.
  • Process wires and prepare capital call and distribution letters for review.
  • Review daily position and cash reconciliations to ensure any discrepancies are identified and resolved.
  • Coordinate discrepancy resolutions with both the fund administrator and bank loan administrator.
  • Review limited partner capital balances, including management fees, performance fees, capital
  • contributions and distributions, and limited partner account statements.
  • Coordinate with audit team on support documentation, respond to audit inquiries, and ensure
  • timeliness of year-end audit deliverables.
  • Assist with the continued development of process and procedures surrounding all aspects of accounting, financial and operational reporting, and performance analysis
  • Assist with the continued development and build out of monitoring controls of the daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting deliverables of the fund administrator; including the review of daily and month-end reporting, quarterly regulatory compliance, performance calculations, and ad-hoc requests from investors or investment team.


  • BS/BA degree in business or related field
  • Big 4 experience is a plus, CPA preferred
  • 2+ years of relevant professional experience including public accounting, fund accounting, and investment operations experience in the asset management space
  • Strong accounting and operations skills, including system/technology skills and proficient to excellent in– Microsoft© Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) experience
  • Detail oriented, and a self-starter able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong teamwork skills and able to coordinate across multiple business functions




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