Staff Accountant
Carlyle Investment Management, LLC

Washington, District of Columbia

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Position Summary

This position is primarily responsible for monthly closing activities. Closing activities include journal entries, account reconciliations, research, reporting, and supporting internal and external stakeholders. Primary transactions include fixed and variable revenue streams (management, portfolio and transaction fees), rebates, expense accruals and allowances for doubtful accounts.

This position requires strict adherence to deadlines and deliverables. The candidate must be detail oriented, organized, have strong communication skills and confidence in communicating with senior professionals across the firm.

Substantially all responsibilities will involve Excel and PeopleSoft. This position requires competence in managing large data sets and manipulating them using complicated formulas and pivot tables in Excel. This position also requires competence in using and understanding information systems, such as various modules and how transactions should be recorded to ensure data integrity.


50% of time

  • Support team during month-end close
    • Prepare journal entries for transactions, including revenue, expense accruals, rebates, reserves for revenue and reimbursable expenses, and reclasses/adjustments
    • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations
    • Prepare monthly reports, including revenue trending analysis, trial
    • balance, rebate report, T&E analysis, and expense analysis

25% of time

  • Daily responsibilities
    • Review coding for accounts payable vouchers
    • Collaborate and coordinate across the firm to ensure proper recording and coding of transactions
    • Update and distribute daily status report of AP invoices remaining to be review and approved
    • Respond to ad hoc requests, which often require research, report preparation and further communication across the firm

25% of time

  • Other accounting functions
    • Prepare wire transfers when necessary
    • Assist with research, corrections/adjustments and follow-up
    • Support the management fee, portfolio fee and transaction fee billing process
    • Collaborate with team and other departments to identify opportunities for improvement of current processes


Education & Certificates

  • Bachelor's Degree, required
  • Accounting degree or enrolled in an accounting major preferred
  • GPA of 3.0 or above, required

Professional Experience

  • At least 1-2 years of accounting experience, required

Competencies & Attributes

  • Organized and efficient
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize workload
  • Detail-oriented
  • Microsoft Office skills -MS Excel, Outlook
  • Experience with Oracle/PeopleSoft or another ERP system preferred
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and communication skills

Due to the high volume of candidates, please be advised that only candidates selected to interview will be contacted by The Carlyle Group.

Company Information

The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) is a global investment firm with $426 billion of assets under management and more than half of the AUM managed by women, across 586 investment vehicles as of December 31, 2023. Founded in 1987 in Washington, DC, Carlyle has grown into one of the world's largest and most successful investment firms, with more than 2,200 professionals operating in 28 offices in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. Carlyle places an emphasis on development, retention and inclusion as supported by our internal processes and seven Employee Resource Groups (ERGs). Carlyle's purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, which range from public and private pension funds to wealthy individuals and families to sovereign wealth funds, unions and corporations. Carlyle invests across three segments - Global Private Equity, Global Credit and Investment Solutions - and has expertise in various industries, including: aerospace, defense & government services, consumer & retail, energy, financial services, healthcare, industrial, real estate, technology & business services, telecommunications & media and transportation.

At Carlyle, we know that diverse teams perform better, so we seek to create a community where we continually exchange insights, embrace different perspectives and leverage diversity as a competitive advantage. That is why we are committed to growing and cultivating teams that include people with a variety of perspectives, people who provide unique lenses through which to view potential deals, support and run our business.

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