Tuesday, September 9, 2014

General Accounting Manager


Robert Half Finance and Accounting has teamed up with a private investment
company in North Dallas to assist in the recruitment for multiple General
Accounting Manager roles. The role will be responsible for reporting the
operations of complex, multi-tiered investment funds as well financial
reporting for the management company. To be considered for this role,
candidates must be a CPA, have exposure to the private equity industry and
(ideally) have worked for one of the Big 4 CPA firms. Pay range is 80-100K
(base) plus over 20 days vacation for the first year of employment (all
benefits paid for the employee).

Job Duties:

This position has the overall responsibility for the accounting and
reporting of financial information on specific investments in foreign and
investments and operating companies. The Manager provides overall financial
reporting guidance to the group as needed. The ability to interpret legal
documentation and other source documents with a US GAAP application is
critical. Duties include, but are not limited to:
Responsible for the day-to-day management of the accounting and internal
reporting on specific investments
Review of financials, including footnotes, for accuracy and completeness
Meeting all internal and external reporting deadlines, including audit,
tax, and third parties
Supervision of Assistant Managers, Seniors and/or Staff to ensure quality
and productivity within the department
Management of technical research and application of US GAAP measures to
accounting issues
Assist in resolution of complex accounting issues occurring in the
Automation and documentation of processes as needed within the department
Professionally interacting with Management and other Departments in
response to questions and requests for information in both the US and
foreign offices
Professional staff development, including performance management and
Interpret legal documents and monitor cap charts
Coordinate reconciliation and resolution of intercompany and suspense
Maintain on a monthly basis all equity related accounts and schedules
Partner preferences, waterfalls, allocations of income, and statement of
partners capital
Provide executive summary reports to senior management and other departments
Assist the asset managers with the sale and acquisition of assets during
the due diligence period
Perform any additional responsibilities that may be required by management
in support of the ongoing development of the department
Required Qualifications:
Minimum Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Graduate Degree preferred
6-8+ years professional work experience, prefer Big 4 public accounting
combined with partnership accounting, investment company accounting.
Financial Statement preparation, including consolidations and footnotes
Management reporting functions
Preparation of schedules for external auditors and internal tax schedules
Management experience in a complex and challenging environment with a
proven track record of leadership and employee development
Demonstrated ability to resolve complex accounting issues occurring within
the investments, timely and accurately
Demonstrated ability to meet aggressive deadlines in a dynamic and complex
Demonstrated ability to build business relationships with other business

Knowledge of financial reporting

Please email a soft copy of your resume to


or you can call Chris Willhite at 972-789-9590.

Robert Half Finance & Accounting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Dallas Galleria
13727 Noel Rd
Suite 800
Dallas, TX 75240