Fund Controller

Job description

Role summary:
Fund Controller will be a part of our Private Equity Division, leading the administration of various clients. The candidate will be an integral part of the Sanne team, helping to drive client deliverables and internal process efficiencies. This position provides leadership, autonomy, and significant growth opportunities.

Key responsibilities:

  • Reviewing financial statements and footnotes, ensuring consistency with appropriate reporting framework;
  • Preparing and/or reviewing partner allocations and waterfall schedules;
  • Preparing and/or reviewing fee calculations including (but not limited to) management fees, professional fees, and carried interest allocations;
  • Reviewing capital activity including capital calls, distributions, and transfers;
  • Managing and monitoring the timely delivery of quality client deliverables;
  • Analyzing agreements between partners and investment managers to ensure funds are operating according to the agreements;
  • Maintaining, managing, and nurturing multiple client relationships;
  • Providing training and guidance to new and existing team members;
  • Coordinating and managing the external audit and tax process on behalf of multiple clients;
  • Leveraging technologies to automate processes and gain efficiencies;
  • Up to 10% travel may be required.


Skills / experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, finance or related field;
  • PA or CPA candidate preferred;
  • Five (5) or more years of experience in private equity accounting;
  • Experience using FIS Investran preferred;
  • Experience in managing a team of accountants;
  • Advanced knowledge of US GAAP required, IFRS experience is a plus;
  • Strong analytical skills and has experience with calculating performance analytics, producing / facilitating client reporting;
  • Demonstrated ability to identify risks and control gaps in processes and successfully delivering process improvement;
  • Understanding of private fund offering docs and the intricacies of private equity funds;
  • Ability to drive the implementation of new technology;
  • Strong relationship building skills; ability to partner across the organization to execute strategic goals;
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to deadlines;
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel;
  • Passion for delivering an exceptional client experience.

What we offer:

  • Annual tuition reimbursement;
  • Bonus upon passing the CPA or bar exam;
  • 401(k) Plan with matching;
  • Full health benefits;
  • Complimentary on-site gym access with showers and full amenities;
  • Remote working arrangements;
  • New Hire Buddy Program;
  • Team trips and outings;
  • New hire PTO – 20 + 1 “You” Day;
  • 12 hours PTO for community service;
  • 10.5 paid holidays per year;
  • Paid parental leave;
  • Adoption Assistance Program;
  • Employee-led committees;
  • Commuter cost benefits;
  • Ongoing training – cross departmental, leadership, soft sills, etc.
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program to assist with wellness, stress management, emotional distress, etc.
  • Walkability to Whole Foods, restaurants, shopping, NorthPark Mall and DART;
  • 100% paid Life, Personal Accident, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance;
  • Discounts on stores, services, products and tickets;
  • Complimentary parking;
  • Professional development;
  • Quarterly Book Club (features leadership topics designed to expedite and support professional growth and development);
  • Available curriculum for external leadership programs (i.e. Stagen –;
  • Technical training (i.e. FIS Expert Led Training);
  • Industry training and speakers;
  • Continued education support;
  • Professional Development Roadmap detailing expectations at every level of the career path.

SANNE is a leading global provider of alternative asset and corporate administration services. Established for over 25 years and listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange, SANNE engages with over 1, 200 people worldwide and has in excess of £200 billion assets under administration.

As leaders in our field, SANNE delivers tailored fiduciary services to a highly valued international client base through a global network of regulated businesses within 15 leading financial jurisdictions.

Each specialist business is led by directors with extensive asset and market experience who are in turn supported by multifunctional teams aligned to the specific requirements of each client, across one accredited platform.

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