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Jr. Private Equity Accountant

Website Jackson National Life

Job Purpose

This role will assist in responsibility for all aspects of Private Equity related entity financial management and reporting.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Entity Level Financial Management:
  • o Production of monthly financial statements and management reports;
  • o Recording financial implications of investing activity and other entity level income and expenses;
  • o Assisting in preparation of audited financial statements;
  • o Grand ledger processing and maintenance;
  • o Investment management fee calculations;
  • o Quarterly fund valuation; and
  • o Dealing with Investor/Partner inquiries and reporting needs.
  • Partner Capital Account Management:
  • o Capital account maintenance and reporting;
  • o Initiating capital calls and distributions;
  • o Allocation of income and expenses; and
  • o Dealing with Partner inquiries and reporting needs.
  • Investing Activities:
  • o Working with the Private Equity Operations Group to establish a control framework and reporting structure for all Private equity investments; and
  • o Dealing with deal team inquiries and reporting needs.
  • Cash Management:
  • o Processing investment related cash transactions;
  • o Processing Investor capital calls and distributions; and
  • o Monthly account reconciliations.

Other Duties

  • Participate in various ad hoc projects.
  • Assist in Tax.
  • Performs other duties and/or projects as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Expert PC skills, especially Excel, a plus.
  • Analytical mindset.
  • Basic investment industry knowledge.
  • Ability to adapt and learn on the job in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of Private Equity industry software a plus, but not required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • 0 – 2 years of professional experience required.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or tracking preferred upon hire

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