Sr. Accountant (Big 10 CPA required) for Global Fortune 500 Firm

Vertical Careers, Inc. - West Los Angeles, CA

Senior Accountant [SEC & PE Financial Reporting]

Our Client is a global Fortune 500 firm headquartered in Los Angeles. They are seeking a dynamic and driven Senior Accountant with CPA from Big 4 or Tier 2 public accounting to join their elite corporate private equity team. 

Position Title: Senior Accountant

Location: West Los Angeles 


  • Senior Accountant will work on SEC reporting and stand-alone private equity reporting.

  • Prepare month-end and quarter-end reporting deliverables, including investments rollforward, capitalization file, and financial reporting package.

  • Generate invoices in the revenue system and bill invoices to joint venture partners.

  • Review legal and professional services invoices and prepare monthly accruals.

  • Review project expenses and determine amounts eligible for expense reimbursement by joint venture partners.

  • Manage relationship with joint venture partners and obtain financial statements and other required filings.

  • Maintain and update SOX 404 process narratives.

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with Finance, Treasury, Asset Management, Legal, and Tax Departments.

  • Provide supporting documentation to Audit Services Group to evidence the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls to satisfy internal audit inspections.

  • Prepare technical accounting memos for transactional purchases or sales of investments in accordance with applicable U.S. GAAP.

  • Prepare quarterly and annual financial statements and footnote disclosures for stand-alone private equity funds.

  • Review disclosure requirements and update segment disclosures in SEC filings (10K, 10Q, etc.)

  • Liaise with external auditor, manage PBC request listing, and submit supporting documentation and other deliverables.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business related field from an accredited four-year university
  • 4+ years of relevant audit/accounting experience.
  • 2+ years of experience at Big 4 or  Tier 2 large national public accounting firm is required
  • 1+ year of experience in the private equity industry is strongly preferred.
  • Must be CPA or on track to becoming CPA in the state of California.
  • Must be knowledgeable of U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting requirements, including SOX 404;
  • Working knowledge of key systems and applications, such as BlackLine, Oracle, Microsoft Office Suite, and TM1/Cognos.
  • Strong research, analytical, quantitative, and critical thinking skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to communicate cross-functionally;
  • Must be able to identify and implement process improvements;
  • Ability to manage individual workload and prioritize tasks in multiple workstreams


Posted On: Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Compensation: up to $105K DOE

Position Contact
Eva Chiu
Managing Partner| Executive Search
(626) 486-9467,

Eva Chiu has over 15 years of specialized staffing and recruitment expertise. Eva is known for her energy, enthusiasm and passion for connecting the right people with the right opportunities. Her dedication to providing the highest quality service to both clients and candidates is one of her strongest attributes. Prior to Vertical Careers, Eva spent nearly 10 years with one of the nation’s largest specialized staffing firms first, as an account manager, and then as an executive recruiter specializing in accounting and finance professionals, achieving numerous accolades, including:

  • Superstars 2003, 2004 (Account Manager)
  • Superstars 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 & 2010 (Executive Recruiter)
  • Rookie of the Year 2005 (Executive Recruiter)
  • Southern California Executive Recruiter of The Year 2006
  • Platinum Club 2006, 2008 & 2010 (Top 5%)
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