Assistant Controller 12114

Assistant Controller 12114

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  • Accounting
  • New York
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

Assistant Controller

 

Company Info: New York-based hedge fund manager with approximately $1 Billion in assets under management.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Financial Reporting:

  • Work closely with the fund administrator to review monthly NAV and capital account statements; manage all aspects of the month-end closing (i.e. reviewing reconciliations, investor allocations)
  • Navigate the complexities of fund structures, including side pockets, investment SPVs, and multiple share classes across various feeder funds with close attention to detail
  • Maintain shadow books; further automate and add efficiency to the in-house accounting process
  • Participate in the valuation process (i.e. review broker quotes/internal models, liaise with analysts, prepare a monthly valuation memo to management)
  • Prepare or review regulatory filings (i.e. Form PF, 13F, 13D/G’s)
  • Assist with management company accounting
  • Tax and Audit Process Management:
  • Manage the audit process; coordinate between the fund administrator and auditor
  • Manage the financial statement preparation process
  • Prepare tax analysis as part of annual K-1 process; liaise with tax preparers
  • Prepare quarterly tax estimates

 

Investor Reporting:

  • Prepare quarterly investor materials, including marketing presentations, DDQs, and annual meeting presentation
  • Provide analysis for ad hoc investor requests
  • Review capital activity and investor documentation

 

Operations:

  • Communicate with prime brokers regarding investment activity and reporting
  • Assist in overseeing operations analyst’s daily reconciliations, daily P&L
  • Coordinate with operations analyst, trader and controller to ensure accuracy in the investment accounting process
  • Research and resolve differences with prime broker (i.e. review corporate actions; interest calculations, etc.)
  • Projects:
  • Ad-hoc research and other special projects
  • Research pertinent tax and accounting issues related to investments

 

 

Qualifications:

 

  • 4-6 years of accounting experience with hedge fund/investment company focus (a must)
  • Public accounting background (a must); mix of public/private background (preferred)
  • BA/BS degree, a CPA is a strong plus
  • Understanding of hedge fund accounting, multiple asset classes (options, swaps, fixed income, etc.)
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong Excel skills
  • An ownership mindset (a must)
  • Team player with the ability to work independently

 

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