Management Company Controller – Hedge Funds

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Directly support the CFO of this thriving Global Macro / Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund!

Company Information:

Multi-Billion Dollar and globally diversified Master-Feeder utilizing a multi-manager, multi-strategy approach, investing in liquid strategies with the aim of achieving attractive risk-adjusted returns with low correlation to major markets. The firm maintains its headquarters in NYC with subsidiaries in London, Paris and Singapore.


Job Description:

The Controller will manage the accounting activities of the organization, including the preparation of financials statements, expense reporting, forecasts, and projects as necessary.

• Maintain Financials for Management Company, GP, subsidiaries, and affiliates.
▪ Maintain books and records for parent company, subsidiaries and lease holding entities
▪ Manage Fund expenses and allocations
▪ The firm utilizes a full pass-through expense reimbursement process in lieu of management fees which entails a high-level of detailed reporting to various parties.
▪ Lead annual financial audit process
▪ Manage accounts payable function
▪ Manage team of three staff members

▪ Manage allocation of expenses to Portfolio Managers and track profitability and compensation.
▪ Coordinate vendor services and contracts with various departments
▪ Maintain expense allocation rules – shared items, general allocations

• Coordinate and implement accounting policies, procedures and internal controls
• Financial Planning and Analysis

Tax Compliance – Coordinate and assist in filing various returns.
▪ Federal and State Income taxes
▪ NYC Commercial Rent and UBT
▪ State Sales and Use Tax – multiple states
▪ International tax for foreign subsidiaries and monthly calculation for fund NAV purpose

Deferred Compensation tracking and reporting:
▪ Maintain balances for employee payables
▪ Maintain balances for receivables from fund
▪ Produce quarterly employee deferred compensation reports

Requirements / Qualifications:

• 10 years+ accounting/operations experience at buy-side hedge fund
• Public accounting experience and CPA preferred
• Experience in managerial roles with clear leadership ability
• Proven experience increasing efficiency through system automation
• Experience with multi-entity, multi-currency general ledger, including consolidations
• Strong working knowledge using MS Excel (e.g. macros, vlookups, pivot tables, etc.)
• Strong sense of personal responsibility and ownership of projects and tasks assigned

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