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Investment Partnerships Accountant

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #933
  • Salary: $85,000

Investment Partnerships Accountant


THE ORGANIZATION: Elite International Law Firm

COMPENSATION: Competitive base salary up to $100K, commensurate with experience, plus generous paid bonus; Paid Time Off; 401K; Travel; generous bonus, benefits including Medical and Dental Coverage and more!

OVERVIEW: Seeking a highly motivated and ambitious Investment Partnerships Accountant to collaborate closely with the Firm’s Financial Accounting, Budget, & Controls and Investment Partnerships groups. The Staff Accountant will be responsible for a variety of partnership accounting tasks such as, review of transactions, financial reporting and preparing of reconciliations.


  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations
  • Identify areas of improvement to enhance the process and assist with cash planning
  • Prepare adjusting manual journal entries and post approved entries
  • Review transactions related to capital calls, distributions and other fund transactions
  • Prepare data for monthly and quarterly investor statements
  • Review and reconcile general ledger activity to investor statements
  • Prepare financial reporting and analysis
  • Assist with the Firm and Investment Partnerships’ annual external audit engagements
  • Contribute to system and process re-engineering efforts
  • Manage balance sheet accounts ensuring integrity by thoroughly reviewing account activity and balances for validity and prepare supporting audit schedules


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field required
  • 2+ years of professional accounting or audit experience required
  • Familiarity with partnership accounting preferred; CPA or CPA track a plus
  • General understanding of the private equity industry; experience with funds
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to prioritize competing demands under tight deadlines
  • Strong proficiency in Excel and Word
  • Familiarity with Elite 3E and Dynamo is a plus!
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality