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Available openings

Executive Assistant

Fifth Street is seeking an Executive Assistant for its Greenwich, CT office. The ideal candidate must have prior experience working as an Administrative / Executive assistant. They must exhibit exceptional organizational skills, strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment. Responsibilities will be complex and confidential requiring the utmost level of discretion and independent judgment. Employees in this role will have constant contact with high levels of internal and external management.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Provide direct support to the CEO and Chief of Staff
  • Provide backup support to others on the Administrative team
  • Coordinate frequent and complex travel arrangements for the team including scheduling of Investor Relations road shows
  • Prepare and review materials for meetings
  • Oversee calendar management
  • Answer incoming calls, file, fax, bind and send packages
  • Manage expense reports
  • Must be flexible to handle any needs that may arise

Manager / Vice President of Financial Reporting / Accounting Policy

Fifth Street is currently seeking a Manager/Vice President to be based in our Greenwich, CT office and report directly to the Senior Vice President, Finance. The selected individual will be responsible for: (1) Compliance with all relevant SEC and related regulatory reporting requirements and (2) The development of accounting policy and process changes as they relate to technical accounting best practices and standards. The aim is to maintain financial controls to preserve the integrity and compliance of the firm’s reporting standards. This position oversees the implementation of these standards and liaises additionally with appropriate regulatory bodies.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the quarterly and annual SEC reporting process for two publicly traded business development companies, Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ: FSC) and Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate Corp. (NASDAQ: FSFR), in addition to a publicly-traded alternative asset manager, Fifth Street Asset Management (NASDAQ: FSAM). Includes the preparation and review of Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, proxy and other filings as well as earnings releases and related documents. Provide support to senior management for quarterly Audit Committee and other meetings in review of such documents.
  • Analyze new and proposed accounting standards issued by the SEC and the FASB to determine the impact on the company. Implement and document new accounting standards as required and lead the development of a formalized company-wide accounting policy manual.
  • Primary responsibility for the company’s Sarbanes Oxley compliance and documentation process, including interacting with external auditors and internal process owners across departments.
  • Establish, communicate and monitor accounting policies and procedures, act as primary liaison with external auditors.
  • Assist in ad hoc projects with various departments such as assisting in accounting system integrations and proposing improvements and efficiencies to the existing reporting processes.