Oaktree Capital Management

  • Financial Controller, Luxembourg

    Job Locations LU-Luxembourg
    Job ID
    Job Department
    European Fund Administration
  • 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.


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


    • Preparing and maintaining the books and records of Luxembourg SPVs; Accounting for inter-entity transactions;
    • Monitoring the movements of cash within the deal and fund structures;
    • Calculating allocations of income and expenses up to the different Luxembourg
    • SPVs;
    • Performing calculations of, and monitoring accrued interest on, purchased securities and remitting payments received in Luxembourg to Oaktree in Los Angeles;
    • Working along with other Oaktree staff and external advisors in transactions involving the purchase and sale of debt instruments I investments;
    • Preparing periodical financial statements of Oaktree's Luxembourg-based entities;
    • Preparing periodical VAT returns;
    • Liaising with third parties such as co-investors, auditors, tax advisors and banks;
    • Assist in preparing training materials and presentations on new accounting guidance/disclosures; and
    • Assist the Accounting Manager with any other accounting related or cash management projects which may be required to be undertaken from time to time including any matters relating to the reconciliation of Oaktree bank accounts in Luxembourg.


    • 5 - 7 years of accounting experience within the financial services industry, including experience as a manager in a Big-4 firm or a Trust preferred;
    • Strong appreciation for the importance of investment structures and the maintenance of their books and records;
    • Excellent understanding of accounting and the ability to apply relevant company accounting rules;
    • Solid analytical skills and ability to understand and resolve complex problems;
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel required. Experience of BOB50 software is ideal. Any other accounting software is considered as an asset;
    • Experience in PE/RE is a very strong asset; and
    • Knowledge of Luxembourg GAAP is required; knowledge of IFRS and/or US GAAP is an asset.

    Personal Attributes

    • Possesses great organizational skills and the ability to handle complicated work efficiently and effectively;
    • Has resilience to work well under pressure and with time constraints;
    • Takes initiative to ask questions and detect problems;
    • Team-oriented and demonstrates a strong work ethic; and
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


    • University degree is required, preferably in Accounting/Economics


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