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Senior Accountant

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

Job Description:

The Senior Accountant will work closely with the broader finance team to support the day-to-day operations of Vista Equity Partner’s growing credit platform. Fund structures may include master-feeder structures, open-ended structures, or closed-end structures, primarily investing in debt instruments and other opportunistic investments. In order to be successful in Vista’s dynamic and fast paced environment, the right candidate is an individual with a deep understanding of fund accounting, investment operations, and financial systems. Given the growth stage of the credit product line, this is a unique opportunity to learn all facets of the credit business and grow with the firm. Additionally, the role will have exposure to other areas of a growing private equity firm through frequent interaction with investment professionals, the compliance and investor relation teams.

 

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


  • Review monthly, quarterly and annual fund accounting packages, including annual GAAP financial statements and footnote disclosures across multiple fund structures
  • Prepare fund flows on deals, compile settlement documentation, confirm principal & interest payments, and complete reporting requirements on leveraged facilities
  • Review quarterly expenses and prepare allocations across fund structures
  • Process wires and prepare capital call and distribution letters for review
  • Review daily position and cash reconciliations to ensure any discrepancies are identified and resolved. Coordinate discrepancy resolutions with both the fund administrator and bank loan administrator
  • Review limited partner capital balances, including management fees, performance fees, capital contributions and distributions, and limited partner account statements
  • Coordinate with audit team on support documentation, respond to audit inquiries, and ensure timeliness of year-end audit deliverables
  • Assist with the continued development of process and procedures surrounding all aspects of accounting, financial and operational reporting, and performance analysis of the credit funds to build and improve effectiveness, efficiency, and accuracy of the growing platform
  • Assist with the continued development and build out of monitoring controls of the daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting deliverables of the fund administrator; including the review of daily and month-end reporting, quarterly regulatory compliance, performance calculations, and adhoc requests from investors or investment team

  • BS/BA degree in business or related field
  • Big 4 experience is a plus
  • 2+ years of relevant professional experience including public accounting, fund accounting, and investment operations experience in the fixed income or alternative asset management space, including closed-end and/or open-ended structures.
  • Strong finance, accounting and investment operations skills, including system/technology skills and proficient to excellent in– Microsoft© Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) experience.
  • Experience in Trade systems a plus, such as BMS Everest
  • Experience in working with Fund Administrators, Bank Loan Administrators, Valuation service providers, and CLO service providers is preferred.
  • 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. Vista’s 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 vistaequitypartners.com. Follow Vista on LinkedIn, @Vista Equity Partners, and on Twitter, @Vista_Equity.

 

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

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