Senior Accountant

Austin, TX

The Senior Accountant will report to the Managing Director, Head of Accounting and will primarily be responsible for the preparation and review of all aspects of the General Partner entities: cash movements, account reconciliations, the preparation and review of inter-company transactions and associated consolidation entries and other workflows in support of the company’s monthly close process. This role will be involved in the review of various state and federal tax filings prepared by external tax preparers.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare and review of reconciliations around the monthly close process, corporate office consolidation and financial statement preparation and analysis for multiple general partner entities;
  • Liaise with external tax preparers to ensure the review and timely completion of all investor tax returns and state and federal tax filings;
  • Perform a final review of month end closing schedules including review of reconciliations and lead schedules;
  • Work with the leadership team to review portfolio and financial reporting, waterfall structures, calculations of management fees and contributions and distributions to partners;
  • Assist with annual budget and forecasting preparations and identifying monthly variances to ensure all expenses have been properly rebilled to the appropriate entity;
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements and reporting packages for dissemination;
  • Continuously evaluate current accounting methodology and processes to suggest improvements/best practices that promote efficiency, accuracy, and timeliness


PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

The successful candidate will be:

  • Highly collaborative adept at multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment;
  • Problem-solver that likes change and innovation;
  • Exceptionally detail-oriented with the ability to oversee several projects on short deadlines;
  • Outgoing, straightforward, and creative with a proven ability to present and convey information effectively;
  • An adaptable, flexible who enjoys working as part of an active group of highly engaged individuals; and
  • A person who presents a high degree of maturity, honesty, and integrity and sets a tone of excellence for the accounting team

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • 3+ years of solid GL accounting, financial reporting, and technical accounting experience obtained ideally through a balance of public and private experience – large public accounting experience preferred;
  • Familiar with K-1s, Texas Franchise Tax, and various state fillings preferred;
  • CPA licensee required with a minimum BBA with accounting concentration; and
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

ASSESSMENT

To be considered for this position, please take the following steps:

  1. Please email your resumé and contact information to info@pennybackercap.com.
  2. In addition to providing your resumé, applicants are also required to take the behavioral assessment located here.

The behavioral assessment should take less than 10 minutes to complete. It is not a test, and there are no right or wrong answers.

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