Associate - Fund Controller

Job description

Role summary:

The Associate – Fund Controller will work as part of a team-servicing clients, will have direct communication, and will work towards becoming an extension to the client’s finance organization.

Key responsibilities:
Fund and Partner Accounting:

  • Preparation of Fund Financial Statements, including footnotes and supporting schedules;
  • Book all journal entries;
  • Prepare partner capital account statements;
  • Fund and partner cash flows and IRR’s;
  • Waterfall calculations – realized and liquidation;
  • Quarterly management fee calculations;
  • Coordinate and support the financial statement audit;
  • Prepare ad-hoc requests for the client and Limited Partners.

Cash Management and Operations:

  • Allocate capital calls and distributions;
  • Facilitate and monitor cash movements;
  • Cash forecasting and budgeting;
  • Bank and brokerage reconciliations;
  • Prepare wire templates and wires.

Portfolio Accounting

  • Track portfolio company transactions (purchases, income, liquidity);
  • Portfolio valuation support;
  • Investment Structures (hold Co’s, blockers, tax withholding, etc);
  • Investment IRR calculations;
  • Work with internal/external Investor Services teams, assisting with Investor contact maintenance and Investor wire information;
  • Any other duties in the scope of the role that the company requires.

Requirements

Skills / experience required:

  • 2-4 years of financial accounting and reporting experience;
  • Industry and/or partnership accounting experience 2 + years;
  • Strong Excel and data analytical skills;
  • CPA Preferred;
  • Big 4 Experience strongly preferred;
  • Good written and verbal communications skills;
  • Highly motivated with ability to multitask.

Our services focus on:

  • Fund accounting and financial reporting - Offering exceptional technical accounting and reporting capabilities tailored to the specific needs of structures and clients;
  • Governance, management and control - Ensuring statutory duties and governance are undertaken with appropriate diligence;
  • Administration of Private Equity structures - Delivering a responsive, client focused administration service.