Oaktree Capital Management

  • Assistant Vice President, Global Credit Fund Accounting

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
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  • Responsibilities

    The Assistant Vice President will be responsible for maintaining the books and records for various private partnerships and separately managed accounts, as well as, providing oversight for offshore accounting teams. 


    Additional responsibilities will include:

    • Ensuring funds are being accounted for pursuant to the governing fund documents.
    • Providing oversight and training to our offshore accounting team in preparing and maintaining the books and records of limited partnerships and/or separate accounts;
    • Reviewing and resolving daily cash and asset reconciliation breaks.
    • Recording and reconciling of hedging activity and ensuring investments are properly hedged.
    • Reviewing and approving the postings of 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;
    • Participating in projects as needed.


    • Minimum 8-10 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;
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word; and
    • Proficiency in SS&C Geneva highly desirable.

    Personal Attributes

    • Relationship Building; works effectively with strong, diverse teams of people with multiple perspectives, talents, and backgrounds. Ability to elicit cooperation from and gain the confidence of a wide variety of participants including other departments and third-party service providers.
    • Communication; excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.
    • Independence & Collaboration; proficient at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment; able to drive work effectively with limited supervision (at times) with high attention-to-detail.
    • Flexibility & Organization; adapt to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities; proven ability to multi-task and efficiently manage time across competing demands; able to effectively prioritize, execute tasks, and thrive in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment.
    • Driving Results; drives issues to closure; is a self-starter committed to achieving results and has a strong sense of ownership and follow-through.


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


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