Bertram Capital is a private equity firm targeting investments in lower middle market companies. Since its inception in 2006, the firm has raised over $1.7B of capital commitments. Bertram has distinguished itself in the private equity community by combining venture capital operating methodologies with private equity financial discipline to empower its portfolio companies to unlock their full business potential. This approach is unique in that Bertram is not singularly focused on achieving its investment returns through financial engineering and the extraction of near-term cash flow. Instead, Bertram focuses on reinvestment and technology enablement to drive growth and value through digital marketing, e-commerce, big data and analytics, application development and internal and external platform optimization.

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Position Description

Bertram Capital is seeking a Junior Accountant to join the firm in its San Francisco Bay Area office. This individual will be part of our Finance team and will support the finance (accounting and tax) needs of both the management company and fund entities. A successful Junior Accountant will have strong financial analysis and analytical skills, and will be organized, transparent, reliable, and able to successfully manage several time sensitive requests and projects simultaneously. 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Strong Excel and general technology skills;
  • 2+ years of relevant accounting experience;
  • Strong computer literacy;
  • Must have excellent communication skills (verbal and written);
  • Well organized and detail oriented;
  • A self-starter with hands-on attitude; and
  • Flexible and a team player.

Role Responsibilities

At Bertram Capital, Junior Accountants typically split their time between supporting the needs of the management company and the fund entities.  Such responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

Management Company and Subsidiaries

  • Prepare weekly check/wire runs for payment of bills
  • Log/track W-9’s for vendor payments
  • Maintain vendor files and contract summary
  • Prepare/track receipt of quarterly invoices for accounts receivables
  • Upload Concur and AMEX files into Sage
  • Record journal entries in Sage
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts in Sage
  • Prepare quarterly close packages
  • Compile request items for tax reporting purposes
  • Other ad hoc projects as needed.

 

Funds

  • Prepare monthly cash reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly custody reconciliations
  • Maintain accuracy and integrity of investor contacts in Investran
  • Record journal entries in Investran
  • Assist with/prepare quarter-end and year-end close packages
  • Compile request items for year-end audits
  • Compile request items for tax reporting purposes
  • Tie-out year-end K-1s and other tax items as needed
  • Other ad hoc projects as needed

 

Benefits

  • A competitive base salary
  • Bonus eligibility based on individual and team performance
  • A premium suite of benefits including comprehensive medical, dental and vision
  • Generous paid time off

 

At Bertram Capital we value and celebrate the many perspectives that arise from a variety of cultures, genders, religions, national origins, ages, abilities, socioeconomic status and sexual orientation. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) ensures that Bertram Capital is a place that attracts, grows, and promotes top talent from all backgrounds.

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