Senior Accountant - Investments

StepStone, La Jolla

Solutions that span Private Markets

Position Overview:

The Senior Accountant is a member of the corporate accounting team and supports the general day-to-day accounting for the company, with a focus on long-term investments.

Essential Job Functions

The position requires a detail-oriented, proactive and team-oriented individual.  Specific duties include:

  • Manage global fixed assets accounting
  • Help manage the company’s long-term corporate investments, including carried interest allocations from the general partner perspective
  • Maintain and update investment rollforward schedules
  • Process and record capital call and distribution notices
  • Assist with carry distributions and record related entries
  • Reconcile capital account balances
  • Assist with treasury activities, including but not limited to:
  • Prepare wires and ACH batches
  • Monitor cash balances
  • Prepare and enter month-end journal entries
  • Perform other duties as requested or as responsibilities dictate


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with a minimum of three years of professional accounting experience
  • Prior Public Accounting experience preferred (Big 4 or Large Regional)
  • CPA preferred
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP accounting principles and financial reporting concepts
  • Acute attention to accuracy and detail
  • Must be sharp, articulate, and highly motivated
  • Ability to prioritize activities while working on multiple projects to achieve target deadlines
  • Familiarity with investment partnership reporting a plus
  • Professional demeanor and an ability to work well in a team environment
  • Highly proficient in using Excel, Word, and other Microsoft office programs
  • NetSuite experience a plus

About StepStone

StepStone is a global private markets firm providing customized investment and advisroy solutions to some of the most sophisticated investors in the world. With more than $230 billion of total capital allocations, including over $35 billion in assets under management, we cover the spectrum of opportunities in private markets across the globe. We prudently integrate fund investments, secondaries and co-investments across private equity, real estate, infrastructure and private debt to create solutions that are customized according to the objectives of any private markets investment program.


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