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Portfolio Accountant

Creative Financial Staffing Bethesda Full-Time
$70,000.00 - $80,000.00 / year
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Portfolio Accountant


Our client is an investment management firm and they are looking to expand their Accounting/Finance team as they are experiencing tremendous growth! They offer excellent work/life balance, great benefits, and 4 weeks PTO to start!

The Portfolio Accountant will report to the Accounting Manager and is responsible for all accounting, internal control and reporting activities for his/her assigned portfolio companies. You will have excellent organizational skills, be detail oriented, and be an energetic teammate with good communication skills.

Major Responsibilities for his/her portfolio companies include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for performing day-to-day accounting functions
  • Responsible for month-end close activities to ensure all financial activity is recorded in the GL accurately and timely
  • Perform financial reporting and analysis monthly
  • Assist with the set-up of the accounting, finance, internal control and reporting infrastructure
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations
  • Build and maintain proper accounting policies
  • Lead the year-end audit
  • Prepare consolidated financial reports on a monthly basis in accordance with GAAP
  • Prepare audited consolidated financial reports on an annual basis
  • Assist with budgeting and forecasting
  • Coordinate weekly bill pay processing
  • Coordinate treasury activities, including but not limited to:
  • Monitor cash balances
  • Prepare cash flow reports and bank reconciliations
  • Prepare wires, ACH batches, and all cash payments
  • Adhere to company controls and approval policies and adjust when necessary
  • Perform other duties as requested or as responsibilities dictate


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting; CPA a plus
  • 2-3 years of operational accounting and/or public accounting experience
  • Strong knowledge of Excel
  • Proficiency in accounting software preferred (e.g. SAP, Intacct)
  • GL, Bank recs, reporting, month-end experience

Keywords: accounting, accountant, senior accountant, operations, finance, financial analysis

Skills required

Financial Transactions
Financial Statements
Financial Analysis
General Ledger
Standard Accounting Practices


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Portfolio Accountant
$70,000.00 - $80,000.00 / year
Estimated Salary: $81K
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Creative Financial Staffing (CFS) is one of the world’s largest, privately owned accounting and financial placement companies. Since our founding in 1994, CFS has established numerous offices in the United States and the Caribbean.

Understanding & delivering: We understand the requirements of our clients and we have the resources to provide these clients with exceptional talent.

Highly qualified professionals at every level: We ensure the quality of our recruits by subjecting them to some of the most rigorous screening in the industry. As a result, major employers (Fortune 500 companies, privately-owned companies, and small businesses) increasingly rely on CFS to staff crucial positions ranging from CFOs to accounting clerks.

Personal attention: Time and time again our clients commend us on our individual focus and service. Client and recruit satisfaction is the most important part of our business, and we work hard to ensure that each placement we do is the absolute best.

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