• Location: Downtown LA, California
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #126

Position Summary

This position is suitable for a candidate seeking to pursue a career in asset management, with a focus on financial reporting and technical accounting for funds and adviser entities. The Financial Reporting Manager will support in the preparation of interim and annual financial reports, including SEC filings and will work closely with external auditors throughout the interim reviews and year-end audits. Other related responsibilities will include technical accounting assessment, drafting of accounting memos, implementation of internal controls and continuous assessment of financial reporting process to identify necessary improvements in an effort to streamline the process and gain efficiencies.

The incumbent will coordinate and liaise with various groups within TCW, including but not limited to corporate accounting, client and fund reporting, investment operations, legal, and compliance.

This position will work directly with and report to the Director of Financial Reporting as well as to the CFO.

Essential Duties

  • Assist in the preparation of SEC filings, including Forms 10-K and 10-Q for several business development companies (“BDCs”), including drafting of MD&A
  • Assist in the preparation of private funds’ financial statements
  • Assist in the preparation of annual financial statements for various adviser entities as well as corporate
  • Ensure adequacy of financial statement disclosures in conformity with US GAAP, IFRS, and Reg S-X, as applicable
  • Research and document application of GAAP to fund and adviser financial statements
  • Analyze new transactions and/or new accounting pronouncements to determine corresponding accounting treatment and required financial statement disclosures
  • Liaise with auditors on interim reviews, year-end audits, and application of new or complex accounting and disclosure matters
  • Draft, update and maintain documented accounting policies
  • Implement internal controls over financial reporting, as necessary
  • Identify areas for process improvement and design corresponding action plan
  • Assist in the implementation of Blackline
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or other related discipline
  • Active CPA license
  • At least 4 years of Big 4 experience
  • Comprehensive understanding of US GAAP, including recently issued accounting pronouncements as well as financial statements
  • Experienced in investment company accounting
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley and internal control frameworks
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