Oaktree Capital Management

Senior Accounting Manager, Closed-end Fund Accounting

US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID
2017-1435
Job Department
Accounting

Company Overview

Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments, with $100 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2017. The firm emphasizes an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt (including high yield debt and senior loans), control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the firm has over 900 employees and offices in 18 cities worldwide.

 

For additional information please visit our website at www.oaktreecapital.com.

Responsibilities

The Senior Accounting Manager will be responsible for maintaining the books and records for various private partnerships and accounts, as well as reporting to clients and the portfolio group.

 

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing and maintaining the books and records of pooled private investment funds organized as limited partnerships and/or separate accounts;
  • Accounting for and reconciliation of cash, investments and real property;
  • Recording and reconciling of purchase and sale transactions;
  • Accounting for complex corporate actions;
  • Estimating and posting of monthly closing accruals;
  • Calculating of income and expense allocations to each partner, including updating of distribution waterfall based on the terms of the governing documents;
  • Determining and preparing distributions and draw-downs;
  • Preparing of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports to clients;
  • Analyzing and calculating of performance metrics for partnerships/accounts as well as for each investment;
  • Coordinating with funds’ independent auditors, custodians, prime brokers and fund administrators;
  • Performing other tasks as required.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 6 years accounting experience within the financial services industry, preferably in the investment management industry;
  • Strong knowledge of reconciliation and account analysis;
  • Excellent understanding of accounting and the ability to apply relevant investment company accounting rules;
  • Solid analytical skills and ability to understand and resolve complex problems; and
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.

Personal Attributes

  • The successful candidate must have great organizational skills and be able to handle complicated work efficiently and effectively; 
  • The candidate must take the initiative to ask questions and detect problems;
  • He/ She must be a team player and demonstrate a strong work ethic; and
  • The successful candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Education

Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Accounting. CPA is a plus.

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