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Vice President, Portfolio Accounting

Aristotle Capital Management, LLC

This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted July 19, 2021.

With offices in Los Angeles, Newport Beach, Boston and New York, Aristotle is a family of employee-owned investment management firms that collectively manage equity and fixed income strategies. Aristotle attracts and retains talented investment professionals through a culture focused on research, investment management and client success. Aristotle’s experienced corporate leadership team oversees a centralized support infrastructure to ensure that our distinct teams of investment professionals are able to focus on what they do best—adding value to client portfolios. The company’s support infrastructure includes shared services such as finance, compliance, trading, operations, client communication, marketing and distribution.   Please visit for more information on our firm.We are currently seeking a Vice President, Portfolio Accounting who will be responsible for maintaining the internal books and records for various Mutual Funds, Collective Investment Trusts, Sub-Advised funds, and Separately Managed Accounts (SMAs), as well as providing leadership and oversight to the team. This role may be based out of Los Angeles, Newport Beach, Boston and potentially San Francisco/Bay Area depending on candidate’s preferences. This position will report to the Head of Investment Operations. What You Will Do:Ensure funds are being accounted for pursuant to the governing fund documents.Maintain Aristotle’s internal books and records across all Mutual Funds, Collective Investment Trusts, Sub-Advised Accounts, and Separately Managed Accounts (SMAs).Review and resolve daily cash and asset reconciliation breaks.Review and resolve monthly bank loan reconciliation breaks.Review and resolve monthly total market value reconciliation breaks.Record and reconcile subscription and redemption activity.Review and approve the postings of complex corporate actions.Estimate and post monthly closing accruals, management fees.Complete monthly reconciliation of Investment holdings, cash, cash equivalents, foreign exchange and pricing to Custodian Bank and/or Third Party Administrator(s).Work with Ops to identify funding requirements and overdrafts to ensure cash availability with custodian banks to ensure settlement of executed trades.Determine and prepare distributions and draw-downs as needed.Coordinate with funds’ independent auditors, custodians, prime brokers, and fund administrators.Perform ongoing oversight of Aristotle’s Fund Administrators and Custodians.Lead and manage Aristotle’s portfolio accounting team.Liaise with performance team as needed to review performance returns for clients.Develop and provide weekly and monthly management metrics.Partner with managers and other key teams across the firm including Asset Services, Onboarding, Performance, and Trading to improve processes, reduce risk, and implement industry best practices.Participate in projects as needed.What You Will Need:8+ years of portfolio accounting experienceBachelor’s degree in Accounting or related fieldMaster’s degree in related area a strong plusCPA a strong plusSolid knowledge of US GAAPProficiency with Geneva and SS&C ReconAdvanced MS Excel knowledgeSolid knowledge of corporate actionsSolid hands on supervisory experience and the proven ability to manage a cross-location teamAbility to delegate effectivelyStrong knowledge of performance and understanding of how transactions booked impact performanceCIPM a strong plusMutual Fund, Collective Investment Trust knowledge preferredPrior experience with various products including domestic and international equities, fixed income, bank loans, FX, and optionsStrong critical thinking skillsHighly analytical and data-drivenProactive and able to hit the ground runningWhat We Have to OfferProfessional development opportunitiesHealth, dental, and vision insuranceLife insurance401(K) matchingPaid time off, including vacation, Personal time and annual Employee Volunteer DayFree parkingVarious Company events throughout the year Is Aristotle Right for You?We are looking for exceptional individuals who are intelligent, enthusiastic, and curious, someone who will fit within our culture and contribute to our expanding business.  An ideal candidate would not limit their contribution to the provided job description but would help us surpass our goals by continually finding ways to improve themselves and the firm.  If you would like the stability of a successful, established company and the growth opportunities of a dynamic environment, we look forward to hearing from you.The above description identifies the essential job functions and skills needed by the person or persons assigned to this position.  These job functions and skills are not intended to be a complete and exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.  The information contained herein is subject to change at the company’s discretion.Aristotle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.Aristotle will consider for employment, qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.Aristotle Capital Management, LLC, Aristotle Credit Partners, LLC, Aristotle Capital Boston, LLC, and Aristotle Atlantic Partners, LLC are affiliated organizations. Each is an independent investment adviser separately registered under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended. Registration does not imply a certain level of skill or training. More information about each adviser including the investment strategies, fees and objectives can be found in their ADV Part 2, which is available upon request.