Senior Accountant

Austin, TX

Pennybacker Capital is seeking a Senior Accountant to join its dynamic, entrepreneurial team located in Austin, Texas.  This role will provide exposure to a variety of areas within the Finance, Accounting, and Reporting team including accounting and reporting for the management company ownership, fund accounting, and institutional reporting.  Pennybacker Capital is a rapidly growing private equity firm that invests in real assets in high growth markets of the United States.  Pennybacker’s stellar reputation of performance and integrity has produced a stable investor base ranging from major institutions to high net worth individuals and family offices. We are looking for a highly motivated, qualified professional with a proven track record of achievement and teamwork to join our Finance team. The ideal candidate will share Pennybacker’s philosophy of integrity, transparency and honesty.


  • Perform aspects of accounting and reporting for ownership of the management company. Liaise with various parties to gather appropriate data and investment information; prepare quarterly reporting package as well as information needed for federal and state tax filings.
  • Prepare specialized quarterly performance reporting to institutional investors; facilitate completion and delivery of investor information requests in coordination with Investment, Portfolio Optimization, Capital Formation, Data, and Finance teams.
  • Assist with daily activities related to fund accounting, including the preparation of fund workpapers, financial statements, and partner capital account statements.
  • Support the CFO and Head of Accounting with ad-hoc projects and tasks.


  • Undergraduate degree in accounting and 3+ years relevant experience; advanced degree or CPA preferred
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and balance competing priorities
  • Strong technical skills in accounting and finance with advanced knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy
  • Self-starter with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Team player who is comfortable being in a support role and comfortable accepting and providing constructive feedback


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

  1. Please email your resumé and contact information to
  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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