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Engagement Manager - Denver

  • Job
    Junior & Mid Level
  • Accounting & Tax
  • $105K - $130K
  • Denver

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  • You need a Bachelor's degree, at least 2 years in public accounting or VC/PE fund experience, familiarity with partnership accounting, proficiency in Microsoft Office, and preferably a CPA. QuickBooks knowledge is a plus.
  • You will manage client relations, oversee auditing and tax prep, guide business development, train staff, and ensure efficient engagement operations.


  • Bachelor's Degree required (Finance/Accounting/Economics concentration preferred)
  • 2+ years of public accounting experience or equivalent
  • 2+ years of VC/PE fund experience or fund administrator – OR – minimum 1 year as
  • manager at a public accounting firm
  • Previous Private Equity/VC experience and knowledge of Partnership Accounting,
  • preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel, Word & Outlook
  • Familiarity with QuickBooks preferred


  • Maintain frequent client contact to keep abreast of ongoing fund activities
  • Manage client expectations
  • Manage engagement keeping in mind client needs, staff utilization and overall engagement efficiency
  • Supervise the audit and tax preparation process
  • Review all communications to the client and its investors on an ongoing basis
  • Assist with sourcing new clients, issuing proposals and overall business development
  • Mentor and train junior staff members


What are the primary responsibilities of an Engagement Manager at Standish in Denver?

The Engagement Manager is responsible for managing and leading all client engagements, supervising the Fund Controller and Associate in matters of fund accounting, capital account maintenance, and financial statement preparation.

Who does the Engagement Manager report to at Standish in Denver?

The Engagement Manager reports to the Engagement Director at Standish in Denver.

What skills and qualifications are required for the Engagement Manager position at Standish in Denver?

The ideal candidate for the Engagement Manager position should have experience in fund accounting, financial statement preparation, and client management. Strong leadership and communication skills are also essential. A Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance is required, with a CPA or CFA certification preferred.

What are the key performance indicators for the Engagement Manager role at Standish in Denver?

Key performance indicators for the Engagement Manager include client satisfaction, accuracy in financial reporting, efficient project management, and effective leadership of the fund accounting team.

Are there opportunities for career growth and advancement for an Engagement Manager at Standish in Denver?

Standish values career development and offers opportunities for advancement within the organization. High-performing Engagement Managers may have the chance to move into more senior roles within the company.

Standish is a provider of specialized fund administration services for Private Equity Funds

Venture Capital & Private Equity
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

We are a provider of specialized fund administration services for Managers and General Partners of private equity funds, specifically: Buy‐out, Venture Capital, Real Estate and Fund‐of‐ Funds. For new General Partners, we provide consulting services to help accelerate the launch of their funds in addition to our full fund administration services. For established General Partners, we provide administration services and technology to whole fund families or select funds, to help scale their fund operations rapidly and efficiently. From our start in 2007, we have grown steadily and currently administer more than 1,000 funds with clients who have in excess of $100 billion in committed capital under administration.