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Director of Accounting at Robert Half

Director of Accounting

Robert Half Fort Lauderdale, FL Full-Time
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Ref ID: 01300-0012389833

Classification: Director of Accounting

Compensation: DOE

Exciting career-building opportunity at a rapidly growing firm located in Downtown Chicago!! 

To apply to this role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

Job Description:

  • As part of a growing firm in the asset management industry, the candidate will have a diverse set of responsibilities within the finance area. The candidate will work directly with management to oversee the accounting team and be responsible for fund administration, reporting, control environment and communications with investors.
  • Maintain strong controls and compliance standards in accordance with GAAP and SEC regulations and review all financial outputs of team members and third parties.
  • Contribute to the development of new processes and technology as part of the accounting transformation roadmap to find efficiencies and implement improvements
  • Run high performing accounting functions through the employment of a dynamic, nuanced and decisive leadership style that stimulates employee engagement while driving results and reinforces a high-performance, collaborative culture
  • Direct the quarter-end closing process for over 20 closed-end partnerships – from quarterly and annual financial statements to performance reporting and the distributions package sent to investors
  • Work with external audit and tax teams to finalize annual audits and tax filings
  • Oversee covenant compliance reporting to banks
  • Oversee quarterly regulatory filings and SBA audits
  • Proactively plan for and prepare teams for new fund launches
  • Perform special projects and presentations for senior management and other stakeholders

Desired Skills and Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance. CPA strongly preferred

• 8-10 years of public/private experience within the financial services industry, preferably in the

investment management industry with a focus on direct lending

• Must have experience establishing a SOX/control framework, preferably at a BDC or in a SEC

reporting department

• Experience managing multiple staff members with diverse levels of experience

• Excellent understanding of accounting and the ability to apply relevant investment company

accounting rules; an understanding of CLOs and SBA filing requirements preferred

• Solid analytical skills and ability to understand and resolve complex problems

• Strong accounting and operations skills, including systems/technology skills and proficient or

excellent in Microsoft© Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

• Investran knowledge a plus

• The successful candidate must have great organizational skills and be able to prioritize and handle

complicated work efficiently and effectively

• The candidate must take the initiative to ask questions, detect problems and think strategically

• He/she must be a team player and demonstrate a strong work ethic and be able to work under

pressure to meet tight deadlines

• Strong interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills

• Excellent problem solving and analytical abilities

• Detailed oriented and a self-starter in a face paced environment

To apply to this role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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