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Staff Accountant

70k/year - 90k/year
New York City, NY

Total compensation is targeted at $60K - $85K, to be determined on candidate's credentials, experiences and potential value to the department / firm.


Staff Accountant


Position Overview:

Our client is a leading investment management firm serving a broad client base including financial advisors, institutions and individual investors. They offer multiple investment strategies focusing on infrastructure investment across a variety of providing institutional-quality, actively managed solutions with a performance-centered mindset.


As a buyside infrastructure fund that currently invests in power generation assets, they specialize in the acquisition and management of diversified income-producing renewable energy power facilities, energy efficiency projects and other sustainable development investments.


As the firm continues to raise capital and grow their investment portfolio, they seek to hire a Staff Accountant to join their finance team which provides asset management, financial, operational and administrative support and managerial oversight for the firm.  Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the selected individual will need to work independently to oversee the certain accounting and financial reporting functions.  As a small and evolving firm, the responsibilities will be broad, varied and all encompassing.


Responsibilities (will include but not be limited to):

  • Assisting the Accounting Manager with month, quarter, and year-end close procedures including compiling, preparing and maintaining workpapers and documents supporting the trial balance.
  • Reviewing and understanding various contracts related to the assets under management.
  • Assisting the Accounting Manager in complying with a growing number of external financial statement audit responsibilities.
  • Collaborating with colleagues to ensure accounting procedures are compliant with US GAAP and internal controls are followed.
  • Assisting with cross-department projects, including developing and maintaining timelines and checklists for multiple projects to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Maintaining organization and seizing opportunities to improve efficiency and work quality in a constantly growing and changing landscape.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required, Masters preferred.
  • 1 to 2 years of experience in accounting is preferred.
  • Advanced skill level in Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience with Oracle ERP Cloud or other accounting ERP software programs is preferred.
  • Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to thrive and grow quickly in a fast-growing company.
  • Analytical and detail-oriented with a thirst for learning.
  • Highly motivated, independent, results-oriented, and possesses a strong sense of ownership.


Currently, the firm has adopted a hybrid work model (2-3 days in office) and anticipates same for foreseeable future.