Accounting Associate, Dalio Family Office Accounting Associate, Dalio Family Office …

Bridgewater Associates
in Westport, CT
Permanent, Full time
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Bridgewater Associates
in Westport, CT
Permanent, Full time
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Accounting Associate, Dalio Family Office
Accounting Associate, Dalio Family Office

Dalio Family Office Overview:

The Dalio Family Office (DFO) is the family office of Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, LP and a global philanthropist. The mission of the DFO is to provide outstanding services to Ray and his family, which includes long term wealth planning and management as well as the management of current endeavors.

The DFO has grown significantly over the past few years, increasing in both size and capability to provide a high level of support to the family. While its focus is the Dalio family, the DFO shares Bridgewater's idea meritocratic culture as the lifeblood of its organization. Given the highly sensitive nature of its responsibilities, the DFO is a tight-knit group, where honesty and integrity are foundational values. All members are uniquely valued, are encouraged to meet their potential and are given as much responsibility as they can personally handle.

Accounting Pillar:

The Accounting Pillar provides complete, accurate, and timely bookkeeping and accounting services for the Dalio Family Office. Given the evolving needs of the founder, individuals on the team must be excited to take on complex initiatives and work within competing priorities. Within this unique organization, we have an opportunity to work on a large variety of problems and are responsible for creating new and sustainable solutions.

Position Summary:

As an Accounting Associate, you'll own and perform bookkeeping and accounting activities pertaining to our entities as well as own key projects and processes in the accounting space. This is a great opportunity if you're looking to be challenged, to work on many different types of problems day to day, as well as to build long lasting relationships through time.

Day-to-day responsibilities would include a combination of the following:
  • Own & perform complex bookkeeping and accounting activities pertaining to business entities, including:
    • Carry out day to day ledger functions within monthly close
    • Maintain general ledgers for tax and financial reporting
    • Prepare bank and credit card reconciliations
    • Perform cash management functions
    • Prepare and maintain information, analysis, and reports needed for tax return preparation
  • Own key accounting and financial projects and processes
  • Perform reviews of disbursements, various bank and balance sheet reconciliations, credit card transactions, general ledgers, financial statements
  • Identify areas of risk and create and implement solutions

Apply for this role if you are:
  • Professional and discrete; able to handle sensitive information appropriately and liaise with colleagues and auditors effectively
  • A great multi-tasker who is excited to juggle multiple complex streams of work to meet deadlines
  • Driven to succeed and enjoys being held and holding others accountable to high standards
  • A detail oriented and meticulous individual that can see how their everyday duties connect to larger goals
  • Interested in operating within a unique culture that will foster your desire for personal and professional growth

  • 3-5 years of transactional accounting experience
  • Experience working with computerized general ledger accounting software program (i.e. QuickBooks, Intacct, NetSuite, or comparable program preferred)
  • Prior experience with a family office or individual with a high net worth and/or an accounts payable function is desirable
  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance is a plus

Please note that we do not provide immigration sponsorship for this position The DFO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment at the DFO is subject to an extensive background check.

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