2-Year Staff Accountant - Partnership Accounting

The Carlyle Group - Arlington, VA4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $57,000 - $83,000 a year
The Partnership Accounting team is responsible for the accounting operations and financial reporting of the funds within Carlyle’s various segments. The 2-year Staff Accountant would generally be responsible for processing accounting transactions, generating timely financial reports for Carlyle’s investors, answering investor inquiries, and supporting various department initiatives. This position will complete a two year term on the Partnership Accounting team. The ideal candidate has a solid understanding of accounting concepts, is detail-oriented, and demonstrates strong analytical and critical thinking abilities, as well as, excellent organizational and communication skills.

Key Duties/

Financial reporting
Prepare fund-level financial statements on a quarterly basis
Perform reconciliations of accounts presented in the fund-level financial statements
Record information into Carlyle’s accounting system to produce financial reports and investors’ capital account statements
Work closely with Senior Accountants and other Staff Accountants on financial reporting and daily activities
Perform a detailed review of investors’ capital accounts
Assist with the interim and year-end audit and prepare PBC schedules
Review year-end tax reporting
Prepare reports as needed from Carlyle information systems
Assist with Fund operations
Assist with sending capital call and distribution notices to Investors
Prepare cash on hand analysis
Prepare partnership expense analysis and journal entries
Record capital calls and distributions in Carlyle systems
Monitor and reconcile cash accounts for capital calls and distributions
Investor Correspondence
Complete investors’ audit confirmations
Answer investors’ questions regarding quarterly reports and statements
Provide information on the private equity funds as requested
Work closely with other Carlyle departments
Work with Operations and Treasury teams to verify records or coordinate transactions
Compile and assist to analyze fund, investor, or portfolio company information as requested by various Carlyle teams


Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree with GPA of 3.0 or above required
Accounting Major, or equivalent accounting work experience in addition to Bachelor’s degree in another field, required
Proficient in Microsoft Office required

Additional Attributes:
Demonstrated knowledge of GAAP
Knowledge of private equity industry preferred but not required
CPA candidate preferred
Strong team player with a positive attitude, detail-oriented and organized
Able to work under pressure and meet reporting deadlines
Solid computer and financial systems skills
Must have attention to detail
Strong communication skills
Capable of working independently and in groups

Company Information

The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) is a global alternative asset manager with $212 billion of assets under management across 339 investment vehicles as of September 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.


Partnership Accounting

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