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Controller (Exclusive & Confidential)

  • Compensation: $150,000.00 - $200,000.00 Per Year Plus Bonus
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Perm
  • Job #20793

A $3bn+ fundamental long-short investment firm focused on global equities and headquartered in midtown Manhattan is looking to hire a Controller. The Controller will report directly into the COO/CFO with responsibility over all fund accounting activities.  In addition, the Controller will support front office and back-office professionals in a variety of ad hoc projects.


  • Lead month-end close/reconciliation process with the administrator.
  • Lead year-end audits and tax preparation, including financial statements.
  • Perform daily/monthly comparison of profit and loss.
  • Review daily trade, position, tax lots and cash reconciliations between firm, prime brokers and administrator.
  • Reconcile and resolve trade breaks between executing brokers, prime brokers and administrator to ensure timely settlement of trades.
  • Recalculate, respond to, and process daily margin calls.
  • Enter, review and ensure all daily cash wires are processed accurately.
  • Assist with the preparation of daily reporting for front office.
  • Maintain various elements of portfolio management system and order management system.
  • Ad hoc requests/projects including reporting on exposure, P&L, preparing investor correspondence.


  • 8-12 years of experience at another buy-side firm or fund administrator, with prior experience in public accounting a plus.
  • CPA is a plus
  • Advance knowledge of Excel.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Extremely detailed oriented, with strong follow-up and willingness to go above and beyond.
  • Committed, mature and hard-working with interest in growth and longevity.
  • Collaborative team player.
  • Ability to be resourceful and to self-teach.
  • Knowledge of Bloomberg, Eze OMS, Advent Geneva a plus
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