Private Equity Controller

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$3B AUM Middle Market Private Equity Firm in Connecticut that is looking to hire an Assistant Controller/Controller!

The role reports to the CFO and CEO of the firm, and has the potential to transition into a CFO seat if the candidate performs well and proves themselves capable!

Company Information:

• 3B AUM
• HQ in Fairfield, CT
• Flexible/hybrid work place: 3 days in office
• Target companies are in aerospace & defense, consumer services, financial services, healthcare, technology, and manufacturing sectors
• Top-of-the-line Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)

• Retirement Plan / 401k
• Generous Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
• Late night meal/travel reimbursement

• Monthly cell phone allowance
• Summer country club outings, winter holiday party, other team building events and happy hours throughout the year
• A collegial high-performing culture

Job Description:
  • Coordinate and review the closing of new investments
  • Coordinate with fund administrator on the issuance of capital calls and distribution analyses and prepare detailed drafts.
  • Review and approve financial statements and partner’s capital statements.
  • Prepare borrowing and repayment requests and quarterly bank compliance reporting.
  • Assist in the preparation and review of the funds’ Audited Financial statements and footnote disclosures.
  • Review and analyze distribution waterfalls based on fund legal documents.
  • Maintain the books & records for the management company of one of the funds
  • Assist in the implementation, training and maintenance for a portfolio company monitoring system
  • Support analysis and reporting
  • Oversee the maintenance of certain cybersecurity controls
  • Handle various ad-hoc requests from senior management and portfolio operations.

Requirements / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Must have Private Equity experience
  • 8-12 years of experience
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • Public and/or private accounting experience

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