Oaktree Capital Management

Senior Accounting Manager, Infrastructure Investing

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Job ID
2018-1494
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 December 31, 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.

Responsibilities

The Senior Accounting Manager will be responsible for coordination with the external fund administrator to manage ongoing accounting needs and assist in reviewing annual and quarterly financial statements, including investor capital accounts, for various legacy private equity funds.

 

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Accounting for and reconciliation of cash, investments and other balance sheet accounts for all infrastructure funds;
  • Determining and reviewing distributions and draw-downs;
  • Review 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 to complete annual audit work (approximately 10 entities) in an expeditious manner, answering inquiries and providing documentation as necessary.
  • Responding to investor inquiries by providing detailed and informative answers for client relations in a timely manner.
  • Performance analysis and reporting to Fund investors and fund marketing purposes.
  • Implementation and compliance of appropriate policies, procedures and controls.
  • 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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