Start Up Private Equity Firm – Assistant Controller / Controller

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Awesome Opportunity to play an Entrepreneurial role in the launch of a high profile Private Equity Firm!

Company Information:

One of the most successful Private Equity launches in many years has an immediate opening for an Assistant Controller / Controller.

This role will assist in overseeing all of accounting and finance and will get exposure to all management company accounting, fund accounting, tax, fundraising, and finance (strategic and corporate). A true see all-do all role!!

Job Description:
  • Work with the CFO to develop Management Company Annual Budget and produce updated monthly re- forecasts during the year
  • Work with outside accounting service provider to maintain Management Company Chart of Accounts
  • Work with outside accounting service provider to produce timely Management Company monthly financial statements.
  • Meet weekly with CFO to discuss weekly cash low forecast, payables and any financial developments.
  • Assist in the preparation and issuance of quarterly and annual GAAP basis financial statements for each of the Partnerships. Includes coordination of activities and interaction with outside public accounting firm/auditor.
  • Assist in the preparation and issuance of quarterly and annual reports for Fund investors, including Capital Account statements.
  • Assist in being responsive to ad hoc investor requests related to contact data changes, wire transfer information changes, audit confirmations, etc.
  • Assist in the administration of Partnership activities related to investor allocations, capital calls and distributions, management fees and expenses and investment purchases and sales.
  • Work with outside accounting service provider and outside public accounting firm/auditor in the preparation and issuance of Partnership tax returns, Schedules K – 1, etc.
  • Oversee accounts payable activities and accuracy of Balance Sheet and Income statement account coding related thereto.
  • Manage procurement of key firm services and third-party vendor contracts and regularly reconciling of billings.
  • This will include the coding of expenses from credit card statements, employee expense reports, vendor invoices, etc.
  • Responsible for timely invoicing of expenses to portfolio companies.
  • Assist in the administration and renewal of insurance coverage for the Partnership, Management Company, and certain individuals.
  • Assist in human resource and benefit management activities.

Requirements / Qualifications:
  • CPA
  • 5-10 Years of Private Equity Accounting experience.  Considering candidates directly out of Public Accounting, Public + Private Mix and/or relevant all-private side experience

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