Assistant Controller – Management Company

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This fund is looking to hire an Accountant for the management company accounting team in a growing, fast paced environment that presents significant learning opportunities. The firm operates in the US (3 offices), UK, Amsterdam and Australia. This professional will be a key member of the management company accounting team that is responsible for firm’s global operations and will get a wide range of exposure over time.

Company Information:
  • $10bn Multi Strategy Hedge Fund
  • 15 year Track Record
  • Over 30% AUM growth in under 3 years

Job Description:
  • Prepare month end account reconciliations for various entities, as well as foreign subsidiary translation & consolidation for the Controller’s review
  • Utilize Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) to manage day to day journal entries, reporting and reconciliation tools
  • Daily cash management, reconciliation and wire preparation for all domestic and foreign entity accounts
  • Expense allocation process including allocation of expenses between the firm and the funds and amongst the funds in accordance with the firm’s policy
  • Allocation of expenses amongst the firm’s portfolio managers as part of their payout calculations
  • Utilize FITS (Financial Information Tracking System) and work with the firm’s market data consultant to manage expense allocation, budgeting and recording of journal entries
  • Manage the firm’s procurement request process, including tracking budget vs. actual spending
  • Payables and receivables management
  • Serve as a liaison for the group’s Accounts Payable Supervisor to ensure invoices are processed and coded correctly in the GL
  • Work on various automation projects to streamline workflows and drive process efficiencies
  • Expectation is that these responsibilities will expand over time. The management company team has a flat structure and everyone works closely together.
  • As this role develops over time, we expect this role to eventually cover all aspects of management company accounting

Requirements / Qualifications:
  • Motivated, self-starter who is driven to advance their career
  • Team player who is willing to pitch in and work collectively towards the group’s goals
  • 5-10 years’ experience, preferably a public, private mix
  • CPA preferred

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