Oaktree Capital Management

  • Fund Accountant or Senior Fund Accountant, Emerging Markets Equities

    Job Locations US-CT-Stamford
    Job ID
    2018-1540
    Job Department
    Emerging Markets Equities
  • 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 Accountant will be responsible for providing assistance in maintaining the books and records for various accounts within the emerging markets equities strategy, as well as reporting to clients and the portfolio group.

     

    Responsibilities include:

    • Reconciling cash, assets, and booking monthly closing accruals;
    • Processing invoices and dividends;
    • Reconciling the books and records maintained internally for the Oaktree commingled Funds and those maintained at the fund administrator, Morgan Stanley Fund Services or at a Custodian for separately managed accounts
    • Assisting in the preparation of all quarterly and yearly financial statements and review of monthly investor valuation statements for the commingled accounts prepared by the fund administrator;
    • Calculating performance metrics and assisting in preparation of marketing materials;
    • Aiding in the preparation of ad-hoc requests by clients as well as the portfolio management group; and
    • Interacting with prime brokers, fund administrator, custodians, assisting in the valuation of the Fund, partner allocations, the month end closing process, investor relations and the year-end audit.

    Qualifications

    • 1-2 year of experience in a big four public accounting firm or within the financial services industry is required.
    • Knowledge of basic accounting principles including use of a general ledger. 
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.

    Personal Attributes

    • The successful candidate must be detail-oriented, have outstanding initiative and a strong work ethic.
    • The candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • He/She will be team-oriented and must possess strong integrity and professionalism.
    • The candidate must have previous exposure to financial instruments, the ability to multi task and to meet monthly reporting deadlines.

    Education

    A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required.

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