Private Equity Accountant

Chicago, IL |$90-100K | Job ID: 102501

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Job Description

LaSalle Network is partnering with a leading investment firm in Chicago in its search for a Private Equity Accountant. This firm invests in growth-oriented, innovative companies operating in the software and technology spaces. As they continue to grow across the US, they are looking to expand the Finance team with this newly created position.


This Private Equity Accountant will focus exclusively on the equity funds managed by the firm. The firm offers a competitive base salary up to $100,000, flexible work options and great benefits.


Private Equity Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Interpret fund agreements in order to determine impact on financial reporting and partner capital accounting requirements
  • Perform quarterly closing, including quarter-end journal entries
  • Prepare fund level financial statements including balance sheet, schedule of investments, income statement, statement of changes in partners’ capital and cash flows
  • Prepare required footnotes to financial statements, investor-level capital account statements and capital calls and distributions.
  • Prepare required deliverables for year-end financial statement audits


Private Equity Accountant Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • 1-4 years of public or corporate accounting experience within financial services
  • Excel savvy
  • Strong analytical skills and organizational skills


If you are interested in this Private Equity Accountant opportunity and qualify for the role, please apply today!


Thank you,

Colette Conners
Project Manager, Accounting & Finance
LaSalle Network


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LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. LaSalle has worked with more than 10,000 companies, ranging from Fortune 500s to start ups. With units specializing in accounting and finance, administrative, marketing, executive search, technology, supply chain, healthcare revenue cycle, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries.