1+ months

Investment Accountant

Seattle, WA 98104
Job Description: At Perkins Coie, we look for self-motivated individuals, dedicated to providing value and superior service, and above all, have a high degree of integrity and enthusiasm for their work. We have created a company culture based on collaboration, devotion to serving our clients, and mutual respect. Perkins Coie is committed to advancing diversity and inclusion both within the firm and throughout our collective communities. Work with one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For and receive great health insurance, tuition reimbursement, and paid sabbaticals. GENERAL PURPOSE Responsible for maintaining the books and records of all Perkins Coie investment entities by partnering with the Investment Accounting, Tax, and Finance team members. Responsible for facilitating the initiation of new investment opportunities and aide in exit opportunities by working with current and former Attorneys. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS These essential functions are primary job duties that incumbents must be able to perform unassisted or with some reasonable accommodation. Reports to the Investment Accounting Manager for all financial aspects related to internal investment entities including: Creating and maintaining detailed records of all investment portfolio transactions in investment software and manual recordkeeping systems. Recording monthly interest, dividends, distributions, investments, sales, fund capital calls, and partner capital/distributions. Assisting originating attorneys with submitting investment opportunities. Preparing, editing, tracking, coordinating, reviewing, and serving as the contact for all investment opportunities. Researching and obtaining recommendations from originating attorneys regarding follow-up investment offers and client requests. Research investment funds, SEC policies, and any other investor representation issues. Calculating and issuing capital calls and distributions to participants on a regular basis and coordinating with senior payroll accountant for payroll deductions. Maintaining compliance with firm/affiliate/governmental guidelines. G/L (General ledger financial reporting), reconciling accounts to detail schedules, periodic allocation of income taxes and other expenses, ensuring the timely and accurate preparation and distribution of investment entity financial information. Inputting and maintaining accurate investors, investments, and investment transactions in the investment accounting system. Leveraging investment accounting system for timely reporting of investment activity by investors and for ease in completing annual financial statements. Managing investment accounting system and user maintenance. Working closely with the tax department to provide the information needed to complete the investment entity tax returns. Performing other duties, as assigned. Being present at work during regularly scheduled working hours and as needed in the position, consistent with the firms attendance expectations. SPECIFIC SKILLS REQUIRED Demonstrated ability to personally work effectively with partners and other affiliates of the firm, including their CPAs Working knowledge in flow-through entity accounting Effective multitasking and prioritization skills Strong organization, problem-solving, planning, and decision-making skills, self-starter Ability to express self effectively, both orally and in writing Ability to establish effective working relationships throughout operational groups Fluent in MS Office applications, especially Excel High-level ability to perform financial analysis Good knowledge of GAAP and standard databases Detail-oriented while maintaining focus on the larger picture SPECIFIC SKILLS PREFERRED Fund administration software Working knowledge in investment accounting. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Requires a bachelors degree in business administration, finance, accounting, or equivalent. Requires a minimum of five years of progressively responsible accounting experience, CPA preferred. A minimum of two years of investment fund administration experience is preferred. This position is eligible for an annual discretionary bonus, 401(k) plan, medical, dental, and vision insurance, accrued paid time off plan starting at 20 days annually, personal medical and parental leave, up to ten paid Holidays, and family care benefits. More information regarding benefits and programs may be found here. This position may be filled in the following location(s). The compensation depends on qualifications and experience. Washington State compensation range: $69,100 to $102,670 annually #LI-Hybrid Perkins Coie understands your career is about choices, not trade-offs. We're dedicated to providing an atmosphere that encourages you to pursue your definition of success. Click HERE to learn more. Please click HERE for more information. Perkins Coie is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities and termination. The Firm ranked 39th this year! Learn more HERE Read the full 2023 report HERE Learn more HERE Learn More HERE
Posted: 2023-04-23 Expires: 2023-06-09

Perkins Coie understands your career is about choices, not trade-offs. Named one of the country's "100 Best Places to Work For" by FORTUNE magazine for 13 consecutive years, we provide an exceptional foundation on which to continue or expand your practice. During the past three years, we have hired more than 200 lateral attorneys firmwide at all experience levels. Our attorneys have broad and diverse backgrounds both within and outside the practice of law. By focusing on outstanding client service, superior legal work and generous pro bono and community involvement opportunities, we're dedicated to providing an atmosphere that encourages you to pursue your definition of success--both inside and outside the office.

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