June 13, 2024

About Argent Capital

At Argent Capital, we are driven by one goal – building wealth for our clients over the long term. Helping investors realize their investment goals inspires us now as much as it did when we started the firm in 1998. With a focus on active management in U.S. equities, Argent Capital has successfully grown into a 27-person boutique investment management firm that is 100% employee-owned. With over $3 billion in assets under management, we foster a collaborative, challenging, and entrepreneurial environment where each team member’s contributions are impactful and valued.

Overview of Position

We are seeking a solutions-oriented team member who thrives in a collaborative on-site work environment and can work both independently and as part of a team. As an Accountant at Argent, you will play a crucial role on the Finance Team, working closely with our operations and client service teams to uphold our Firm’s mission of delivering an outstanding investment experience for our clients. Success in this role requires the ability to identify potential issues, maintain flexibility, and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment. High attention to detail, independence, and proactive teamwork are essential qualities for this position.

Salary & Benefits

  • Competitive salary with annual bonus potential
  • Company 401(k) match and profit sharing
  • Generous PTO and holidays
  • Comprehensive health and wellness benefits
  • Professional certification & development reimbursement

Please submit a resume and research sample, if available, to [email protected]

Primary Goals and Supporting Responsibilities

  • Code invoices to appropriate general ledger accounts using automated payable system and prepare
    outgoing ACH payments for review and approval.
  • Assist with employee expense reimbursements.
  • Generate and distribute accurate and timely invoices to clients.
  • Identify and implement process improvement to enhance efficiency in the accounts receivable and billing functions.
  • Prepare and post journal entries to assist with completion of month-end and year-end close cycle.
  • Reconcile general ledger, ensuring transactions are coded to appropriate general ledger account and maintain well-organized monthly support schedules.
  • Assist with preparation of various management reports and ad hoc reports.
  • Provide support with accounting projects and other duties and assignments as needed

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or a related field.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in financial services or a related industry preferred but not required.
  • Ability to prioritize daily workload in a fast-paced environment.
  • High quality work that is met with a sense of urgency.
  • Work experience in a team environment with successful ability to work independently.
  • Exceptional organization and communication skills
  • Ability to use accounting information systems, Excel, and other supporting software (NetSuite a plus, but not required).