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Staff Accountant

Company: Vista Equity Partners Management, LLC
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Vista Equity Partners is seeking a Staff Accountant to join the Finance team to support day-to-day operations of Vistas private equity funds. Successful candidates will have a fundamental understanding of fund accounting, investment operations, and financial systems and thrive in a dynamic and fast paced environment. This results-driven role requires frequent interaction with administrators, investors, compliance teams and offers exposure to other areas of a growing private equity firm.

The role is based in Oakland, CA and is for an immediate start.


  • Review quarterly and annual fund accounting packages provided by the administrator, including trial balance, GAAP financial statements, and investor account statements across multiple fund structures.
  • Assist with the set-up of shadowing workpapers or system for major accounting processes, including capital calls, distributions, partners allocations and waterfall model.
  • Coordinate with audit team on support documentation, respond to audit inquiries, and ensure timeliness of year-end audit deliverables.
  • Review quarterly expenses and prepare allocations across fund structures.
  • Assist with capital activities, including capital calls and distribution, by reviewing workpapers,capital call and distribution letters and wires prepared by the administrator.
  • Assist with investor requests and inquiries.
  • Coordinate and compile data for periodic regulatory compliance filings, performance calculations, and adhoc requests from management, investors or investment team.

  • BS/BA degree in business or related field
  • 1+ years of relevant professional experience including public accounting, fund accounting, and investment operations experience in the asset management space; experience with the Big 4 accounting firms is preferred
  • Strong accounting and operations skills, including system/technology skills and proficient to excellent in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) experience
  • Detail oriented, and a self-starter able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong teamwork skills and able to coordinate across multiple business functions

Vista is a leading global investment firm with more than $73 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2020. The firm exclusively invests in enterprise software, data and technology-enabled organizations across private equity, permanent capital, credit and public equity strategies, bringing an approach that prioritizes creating enduring market value for the benefit of its global ecosystem of investors, companies, customers and employees. Vistas investments are anchored by a sizable long-term capital base, experience in structuring technology-oriented transactions and proven, flexible management techniques that drive sustainable growth. Vista believes the transformative power of technology is the key to an even better future a healthier planet, a smarter economy, a diverse and inclusive community and a broader path to prosperity. Further information is available at . Follow Vista on LinkedIn, , and on Twitter,

Keywords: Vista Equity Partners Management, LLC, Oakland , Staff Accountant, Other , Oakland, California

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