This role of Senior Accountant, reporting to the Assistant Controller, will be an important component of the Strategic Accounting and Finance team in New York. The Senior Accountant will play an important part of the monthly reporting process and will be responsible for the review of the work of junior accountants as outlined in the detail description. This role requires a professional, dependable, energetic individual with excellent attention to detail and the ability to manage several projects simultaneously to meet tight deadlines.
This company is a market-leading, award-winning private debt platform with over $30 billion of capital under management. This company’s Middle Market Lending business specializes in delivering reliable, creative and compelling financing solutions to U.S. middle market companies backed by private equity sponsors. The Middle Market Lending team has particular domain expertise in select industries, including software, technology services, healthcare, consumer and restaurant and retail. The firm’s credit expertise also forms the foundation of its Late Stage Lending business and its Broadly Syndicated Loan investment program. Across its activities, this company nurtures long-term, win-win partnerships that inspire repeat business from its private equity sponsor clients and investors.
− Assist the Assistant Controller with the preparation of the reporting package and consolidation.
− Assist the Assistant Controller with financial statement preparation and footnote disclosures.
− Assist the Assistant Controller on various accounting projects
− Assist the team with month-end close items
− Review various close areas prepared by junior accountants
− Assist the team with the preparation of Management Reporting Deliverables
− Assist the team with ad hoc projects as directed by the Controller
Requirements / Qualifications:
− Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with 2-3 years of relevant experience in accounting required.
− Detail oriented a must
− Understanding of and sensitivity to confidential information a must
− Excellent computer skills required, especially with the Microsoft Office product suite, especially excel
− Excellent interpersonal, verbal/written communication and organizational skills
− Ability to drive projects to completion independently, while also functioning effectively in a team environment
− CPA a plus
Critical Competencies for Success:
− Analytical Reasoning: Defines problems and seeks solutions by examining issues and ideas through inquiry, analysis, dialogue, and evaluation; analytic
− Personal Effectiveness: Gets the job done; follows through on commitments and takes actions that are best for the Firm; shows grit and determination
− Initiative: Motivated to achieve goals beyond what is expected; proactive
− Team Work: Initiates and maintains collaborative working relationships; fosters goodwill and cooperation to meet shared goals; team-oriented
− Adaptability: Able to adapt and work effectively in changing circumstances and conditions; flexible