Job Description

PBE - Senior Accountant

Department: Accounting and Finance

The Senior Accountant is responsible for applying accounting principles to analyze information and prepare financial reports. The incumbent is responsible for the completion and accuracy of various account reconciliations and cost analyses. Qualifications: *Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or comparable program. *3+ years of public accounting experience or a candidate with a public/private mix of experience all within the alternative asset space (private equity, venture capital, hedge funds). * 5 to 7 years’ experience in accounting. *Proficient in Microsoft Office software programs such as Word and Excel. *Must read, write, speak and understand English.

Job Description


Summary: The Senior Accountant is responsible for applying accounting principles to analyze information and prepare financial reports. The incumbent is responsible for the completion and accuracy of various account reconciliations and cost analyses.


Essential Duties and Accountabilities:


1.    Supports the preparation of monthly financial reports.

2.    Analyzes trends of various costs and revenues for validity and makes any required corrections.

3.    Prepares various account analyses and reconciliations as assigned.

4.    Prepares accounting schedules as needed.

5.    Ensures all bank reconciliations are completed by delegating or performing reconciliations and ensures that all variances are researched.

6.    Prepares, or supervises, month-end journal entry and accruals.

7.    Runs required month-end reports.

8.    Calculates commission payments, accruals and reports.

9.    Delegates tasks such as schedules, balance sheet reconciliations etc. to staff accountant(s) and reviews their work for accuracy.

10.  Supports the preparation of documents required for audits and other reviews. Supports the preparation of tax schedules as needed.

11.  Coordinates the collection of all subsidiary monthly schedules and reconciliations and reviews for completeness. Communicates with subsidiary accountants to ensure completeness of schedules.

12.  Responsible for working according to the company’s safety and quality standards.

13.  Maintains a safe and clean work area.

14.  Performs other related duties as required and or as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or comparable program.
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years’ experience in accounting.
  • Detail oriented with analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software programs such as Word and Excel.
  • Must read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Must be authorized to work in the USA.




Managing Work: Managing workflow to achieve results within objectives. Managing a variety of responsibilities at the same time. Taking ownership of decisions, actions and results.


Maximizing Resources: Working collaboratively with people throughout the organization. Supporting others when needed with respect and value individual differences. Making efficient use of internal resources including systems, equipment, analytical tools etc. Encourages new ideas from people on ways to expand diversity and inclusion in the workplace to develop and maximize resources.


Interaction with Others: Communicating and interacting with co-workers appropriately to maintain a professional environment. This includes encouraging others and furthering Company objectives, building constructive working relationships consisting of acceptance and respect, promoting cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve goals and embracing a work environment that appreciates diversity.


Learning and Adopting: Demonstrating a willingness to take on new challenges, responsibilities and assignments. Ability to identify new methods to achieve goals and completing projects on time when usual channels, materials and methods do not work.


Quality and Customer Focus: Continuously looking for ways to simplify and improve work processes that yield enhanced results. Accounting for internal and external customers’ needs when setting priorities. Demonstrates consistent follow through.



Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • Sedentary work:  Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.  Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.  Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
  • The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (as in typical office or administrative work).
  • Visual Activity: The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as:  preparing and  analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal
  • Reaching:  Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Standing:  Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time.
  • Walking:  Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
  • Pushing:  Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  • Pulling:  Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Lifting:  Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to-position.  This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
  • Fingering:  Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with   whole hand or arm as in handling.
  • Grasping:  Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  • Feeling:  Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Talking:  Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Hearing:  Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.     
  • Repetitive Motions:  Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.


Job Type
Full Time