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Senior Accountant - Private Equity

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Full-time
  • Menlo Park, CA
  • 100K - 130K USD a year

Our private equity client in Menlo Park is searching for a Sr Accountant to join their growing team. You will be responsible for overseeing accounting processes, general ledger entries, preparing reports and providing strategic financial guidance for the continued advancement of our client's fiscal position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive the preparation of internal and external financial statements on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis, including the preparation of footnotes for multiple entities

  • Perform monthly closing procedures to produce financial statements in a timely manner, in direct accordance with US GAAP standards

  • Create, maintain, and use spreadsheets to calculate related journal entries and/or perform analysis

  • In-depth analysis of financial statements, including subjective accounting areas that require strong analytical skills as a basis for reconciling differences and resolving issues

  • Apply strong GAAP and financial statement presentation acumen to identify and propose accounting treatment for standard and nonstandard transactions

  • Respond to, and prioritize, internal and external inquiries to successfully execute quarterly and annual financial statement audits

  • Oversee the development, maintenance, and improvement of the department’s standard operating procedures

  • Lead and support special projects as needed, assist in system maintenance and implementations


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field

  • 5+ years of accounting experience

  • Strong knowledge of GAAP

  • Understanding of advanced Excel functions such as PivotTables and VLOOKUPS

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Experience working with UHNW clientele