Staff Accountant - Billing Team

The Carlyle Group - Arlington, VA4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $68,000 - $88,000 a year
This position is primarily responsible for billing activities. Billing includes recoverable expenses and fees. Responsibilities related to recoverable expenses include reporting, assisting in review, responding to inquiries, recording corrections and adjustments, billing and any other associated task. Billing activities must adhere to the accounts receivable and billing policies.

Position may also be required to perform limited closing activities, which include bank reconciliations, account reconciliations, journal entries and preparing closing reports.

This position is responsible for ongoing communication and reporting to inter- and intra-departmental teams on related topics. This position must be detail oriented and organized; and have strong communication skills and confidence in communicating with a multitude of senior professionals across several departments.

This position requires a strong aptitude in information systems and data processing as information must be processed quickly and accurately. Substantially all responsibilities will involve Excel and PeopleSoft, more specifically the project costing module.

Key Duties/


Monthly management entity billing process – 75%
Prepare and distribute the unbilled recoverable summary and detail reports, which also include organizational cost reports
Attend review meetings and obtain the necessary billing instructions
Assist with research, corrections/adjustments and follow-up as it relates to unbilled balances
Complete a monthly billing cycle in PeopleSoft, which includes complex billing rules and allocations
Maintain project statuses, request new projects when needed
Work with IT and AR to resolve billing issues

Support team during month-end close – 20%
Prepare bank reconciliations
Prepare balance sheet reconciliations
Prepare journal entries
Prepare monthly reports, such as revenue analysis, trial balances, rebate reports
Allocation calculations

Other accounting functions – 5%
Prepare cash management requests when needed
Collaborate and coordinate with CA, EAs and foreign offices to ensure proper recording and coding of transactions
Assist with training various teams on the billing processes


Basic Qualifications
Bachelors’ degree required
Proficient in MS Office, specifically MS Excel and Outlook
Must be local to the DC metro area or already have plans to relocate to this area soon

Additional Attributes
Minimum of 1-2 years of accounting experience preferred
Experience with Oracle/PeopleSoft or another ERP system preferred
Organized and efficient, able to multitask
Excellent problem solving, analytical and communication skills

Company Information

The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) is a global alternative asset manager with $210 billion of assets under management across 335 investment vehicles as of June 30, 2018. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions. Carlyle invests across four segments – Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Credit and Investment Solutions – in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, North America and South America. Carlyle has expertise in various industries, including: aerospace, defense & government services, consumer & retail, energy, financial services, healthcare, industrial, real estate, technology & business services, telecommunications & media and transportation. The Carlyle Group employs more than 1,625 people in 31 offices across six continents.


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