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Engagement Manager - Raleigh

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

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  • You need a Bachelor's Degree, 2+ years in public accounting or fund administration, and proficiency in Excel for the Engagement Manager position at Standish Management, LLC in Raleigh. Private Equity/VC experience is preferred. Ready to excel in this role?
  • You will oversee client engagements, manage communications, supervise audits and tax prep, mentor staff, and assist with business development at our Raleigh office.


  • 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 the Engagement Manager at Standish?

The Engagement Manager is responsible for managing and leading all client engagements at Standish. They also supervise the Fund Controller and Associate in fund accounting, capital account maintenance, and financial statement preparation.

Who does the Engagement Manager work closely with in this role?

The Engagement Manager works closely with the Engagement Director in supervising the Fund Controller and Associate in client engagements.

What skills are necessary for the Engagement Manager role at Standish?

Skills required for the Engagement Manager role include strong leadership abilities, proficiency in fund accounting, experience in financial statement preparation, and excellent client management skills.

What is the location of this particular job opportunity?

The Engagement Manager position is located in Raleigh.

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.