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Staff Accountant


Vista Equity Partners | Accounting/Finance | Oakland, CA

Vista Equity Partners is seeking a Staff Accountant to join the Finance team to support day-to-day operations of Vista’s private equity funds. Successful candidates will have a fundamental understanding of fund accounting, investment operations, and financial systems and thrive in a dynamic and fast paced environment.  This results-driven role requires frequent interaction with administrators, investors, compliance teams and offers exposure to other areas of a growing private equity firm. 

The role is based in Oakland, CA and is for an immediate start.



  • Review quarterly and annual fund accounting packages provided by the administrator, including trial balance, GAAP financial statements, and investor account statements across multiple fund structures.
  • Assist with the set-up of shadowing workpapers or system for major accounting processes, including capital calls, distributions, partners’ allocations and waterfall model. 
  • Coordinate with audit team on support documentation, respond to audit inquiries, and ensure timeliness of year-end audit deliverables.
  • Review quarterly expenses and prepare allocations across fund structures. 
  • Assist with capital activities, including capital calls and distribution, by reviewing workpapers, capital call and distribution letters and wires prepared by the administrator.
  •  Assist with investor requests and inquiries.
  • Coordinate and compile data for periodic regulatory compliance filings, performance calculations, and adhoc requests from management, investors or investment team.  



  • BS/BA degree in business or related field
  • 1-3 years of relevant professional experience including public accounting, fund accounting, and investment operations experience in the asset management space; experience with the Big 4 accounting firms is preferred
  • Strong accounting and operations skills, including system/technology skills and proficient to excellent in– Microsoft© Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) experience
  • Detail oriented, and a self-starter able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong teamwork skills and able to coordinate across multiple business functions



Vista Equity Partners is a U.S.-based investment firm with offices in Austin, Chicago, New York City, Oakland, and San Francisco with more than $46 billion in cumulative capital commitments. Vista exclusively invests in software, data, and technology-enabled organizations led by world-class management teams. As a value-added investor with a long-term perspective, Vista contributes professional expertise and multi-level support towards companies to realize their full potential. Vista’s investment approach is anchored by a sizable long-term capital base, experience in structuring technology-oriented transactions, and proven management techniques that yield flexibility and opportunity.