(Lexington, KY)

MiddleGround was co-founded by John Stewart, Lauren Mulholland and Scot Duncan (the “Partners”) in 2018. The Partners had previously worked together for seven years in private equity. In addition, John and Scot have worked together for more than 22 years, including 18 and 15 years, respectively, at Toyota Motor Corporation. Together, the Partners possess deep experience deploying an operationally-focused investment strategy to build value in lower middle market companies. MiddleGround was founded on precisely that premise: committing to investing in the lower middle market while building a sustainable franchise for the long term.


Based in Lexington, KY, the Staff Accountant will be an integral team member and will be responsible for providing accounting and clerical support to the accounting department. The job entails, but is not limited to, thorough electronic record keeping and reconciliation, financial reporting, invoice processing, billing, compliance, audit and tax assistance.


The successful candidate will have proven accounting experience and familiarity with bookkeeping and basic accounting procedures and possess a high level of integrity and trustworthiness. Advanced Microsoft Office skills, including Excel, are a must. Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail are very important, as well as solid communication and organization skills. Knowledge of the private equity industry and experience using Oracle software is helpful but not necessary. Bachelor’s degree is required.

If interested, please email and provide a current resume.