Portfolio Accounting Manager

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Our client is a well-established global investment firm with a strong reputation for its long-term approach and adaptable capital base. Embracing a "One Team" cultural philosophy, the firm strategically invests across diverse sectors, geographies, and asset classes within the financial industry. Diversity is valued, with a team representing varied backgrounds and perspectives united in the shared mission of achieving excellence as a global investment firm.
 
As they continue growing, they are looking for a Portfolio Accounting Manager to join their team in Dallas. The Portfolio Accounting team is dedicated to supporting investing and accounting activities across private equity, hybrid, and liquid credit funds. This role will be a key part of a developing team in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. The individual will be involved in various aspects of operations, including counterparty management, cash management, and treasury functions, as well as reporting and investment performance/analysis deliverables.

What YOU get to DO at this growing company:

  • Collaborate with Operations and Fund Accounting teams to facilitate, document, and reconcile investment and cash transactions.
  • Ensure accurate and timely recording of fund investments in accordance with GAAP standards and integration with Sixth Street’s accounting systems; supervise reconciliation process with Funds’ Administrator.
  • Provide supervision for the Funds’ Administrator and assist in generating daily and monthly reports for investment professionals and firm management.
  • Contribute to specific automation initiatives and technology enhancements.
  • Uphold effective internal controls, identify critical accounting challenges, and lead special projects and analytical tasks.

What you NEED to SUCCEED in this challenging role:

  • 7 to 12 years of accounting experience in public accounting, alternative asset or investment management, or fund administration
  • Preferably experienced with alternative investments, credit and structured products, private equity, partnership accounting, and Advent Geneva
  • Knowledge of investment performance reporting and analytics is a plus
  • Proficient in accounting, and Excel, and preferably holds a CPA or equivalent certification
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Hands-on team player with attention to detail, organization, responsibility, and proactivity
  • Thorough understanding of GAAP and industry accounting practices, capable of meeting time-sensitive business, regulatory, and contractual requirements

What's in it for YOU? 

  • Experience a workplace culture that prioritizes proactivity, ethics, responsibility, teamwork, innovation, and collaboration across various platforms.
  • Opportunity to lead and shape office build-out projects, contributing significantly to the enhancement of the company's infrastructure and leaving a lasting impact.
  • Chance to work with a rapidly expanding organization, providing avenues for career progression and personal development within the company.
  • Competitive base salary and bonus structure offered.
  • Unlimited paid time off (PTO) policy in place.
  • Comprehensive health benefits available from day one of employment.
  • 401k plan with a matching contribution of up to 4%.
  • Fully stocked kitchen for employees' convenience.
  • Access to a gym pass for physical wellness.
  • Numerous opportunities for professional development and advancement.