Staff Accountant

Sands Capital Arlington , VA 22201

Posted 4 weeks ago

Overview

About the Firm

Sands Capital is an independent, employee-owned investment management firm based in Arlington, Virginia that manages approximately $45 billion in client assets. Sands Capital's strategies employ a fundamental, bottom-up research process that aims to identify high-quality growth businesses in concentrated portfolios that we can own for the long-term. We invest across the business lifecycle on a global basis, from early-stage private businesses to leading public companies.

Identified below are Core Values the firm holds in high regard and believes are critical for high-performing teams at Sands Capital:

  • Integrity & Trust: Do what is right, not what is popular. Deliver on commitments.

  • Client-Centered: Always act in the best interest of our clients.

  • Commitment to Excellence: Strive to learn and improve. Implement best practices.

Responsibilities

Position Summary/Essential Functions

This position will be responsible for general accounting tasks, financial analysis and reporting. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assist with monthly financial reporting and general ledger close process for LLC (GAAP and cash basis) and LP (cash basis) including year-end audited financial statements

  • Assist with the preparation of income tax basis financial statements for audit

  • Provide financial and business analysis including building reports in financial software and application of cost based accounting

  • Maintenance of financial accounting software, including testing software enhancements, troubleshooting, updating process documentation and implementing process improvements.

  • Assist with the preparation of state and federal tax filings.

  • Assist with providing support to external auditors to ensure compliance

  • Record, reconcile, and analyze monthly activity in various balance sheet and income statement accounts

  • Assist with identification and implementation of process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and Excel dashboards

  • Handle ad hoc projects and other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Necessary Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field

  • 2+ years of Accounting/Finance experience preferred

  • Ability to accurately analyze and apply US GAAP, income tax basis and cash basis financial reports

  • CPA Candidate, or working to sit for CPA exam, preferred

  • Experience with Oracle Fusion financials preferred, but not required

  • Expert knowledge of Excel, ERP and Accounting Systems and experience with Performance based measurement

  • Self-motivated with analytical mindset, good communication, organization, prioritization and time management skills while handling multiple ongoing projects and deadlines

Additional Information

To be considered, candidates must submit a resume that specifically outlines your qualifications for the position.

If you wish to apply for this position, please do so via Sands Capital Management's Careers page at http://sandscapital.com/careers/.

We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits.

Sands Capital Management is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Staff Accountant

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