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Senior Associate - Los Angeles

  • Job
    Junior Level
  • Accounting & Tax
  • $68K - $85K
  • Los Angeles

AI generated summary

  • You need a Bachelor’s in Accounting/Finance, 1-2 years experience, strong GPA, Microsoft Excel skills, QuickBooks familiarity, investment accounting knowledge, attention to detail, multitasking abilities, and teamwork skills for Senior Associate role in LA.
  • You will prepare financial statements, analyze investment transactions, monitor compliance, assist with audits and fundraising, distribute financials and respond to limited partner requests.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance related field
  • 1-2 years of experience in a full-time role
  • Strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 GPA)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel
  • Familiarity with QuickBooks (not required, is a plus)
  • Knowledge of various investment accounting concepts
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to work in a team and individually


  • Prepare financial statements for several domestic and offshore fund families, which includes updating portfolio investment schedules, partner equity allocations and analyzing complex investment transactions
  • Help with the internal semi-annual portfolio review process, analyzing and tracking partnership and portfolio company financial performance
  • Monitor compliance with complex partnership agreements
  • Assist with audits, tax return review, fundraising and annual meeting activities
  • Determine cash needs of partnerships and initiate capital calls
  • Electronically distribute financials, K1s, capital call and distribution notices to Limited Partners
  • Perform special projects as requested by the General Partners and Controllers
  • Interact with and respond to ad hoc limited partner requests


What is the reporting structure for this position?

This position reports to one of the managers in the accounting department.

What are the primary responsibilities of this role?

The primary responsibilities include assisting with the day-to-day operations of the accounting department and preparing fund-level financial statements.

What level of experience is required for this position?

This position is for a Senior Associate, so a certain level of experience in accounting is required.

Will this position involve any supervisory responsibilities?

This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities, but will work closely with managers in the accounting department.

Is this position based in Los Angeles?

Yes, this position is based in Los Angeles.

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.