Staff Accountant

Employer
Cartica Management, LLC
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 09, 2021
Closes
Oct 24, 2021
Ref
157823055
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Staff AccountantCartica Management, LLCCartica Management, LLC () is a global alternative asset management firm, with $1 billion in assets under management, that is focused on investing in public equities within Emerging Markets. Through active ownership and a focus on promoting environmental, social, governance (ESG) improvements throughout our concentrated portfolio, we seek to create long-term value for companies and enhance risk-adjusted returns for our investors. Cartica was founded in 2008 by former executives of International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and is located in Washington, DC. The firm is majority women-owned and a registered investment advisor with the United States SEC.We are seeking a Staff Accountant to join our team. Reporting to the Director of Finance/Controller, this position offers a unique opportunity to learn multiple facets of an alternative asset manager while providing access and day-to-day exposure to senior members of the organization.Responsibilities include:Perform account reconciliations, prepare and monitor pre-paid assets and accrued liabilitiesPrepare schedules as needed to analyze general ledger accounts to ensure accurate posting of monthly financial informationAssist in month-end close processReview monthly financial statements and supporting reportsResponsible for regulatory and compliance filings/requestsPrepare and manage tax filings, investor requests, and audit confirmsIdeal candidate will have:Bachelor's degree in Accounting, CPA preferred2+ years of either corporate or fund accounting in investment management, investment banking or big 4 accounting firmWorking knowledge of Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS)Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)Analytical skills and strong attention to detailAbility to be an independent thinker and to learn on your ownDesire to work in the details while also having the ability to understand concepts on a more macro level and apply theory on a practical levelStrong proficiency in Microsoft office, with a particular emphasis on ExcelExcellent interpersonal and communication skillsOther details and how to apply:Cartica is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.Our office is based in Washington, DC. Competitive pay and comprehensive benefits package offered.

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