A global Alternative Investment firm with over $35b in AUM is looking to hire a Senior Fund Controller to join a highly experienced and stable finance team within a growing, entrepreneurial environment. The role is currently focused the firm's US Hedge Fund and Private Funds and will Report to the Head of Finance.
Monthly/quarterly NAV: preparing estimated performance for each investment vehicle for reporting to investors.
Finalising the NAV and reconciling to the third party administrator on a timely basis.
Preparation of intra month P&L and performance metrics for internal reporting.
Oversee the valuation of a wide variety of financial products in accordance with valuation policies.
Understand pricing exceptions and document them for consideration by the valuation committee.
Compliance and Tax Reporting
Annual financial reporting: liaising with auditors to manage an efficient year end reporting process. Supervision and review of the annual financial statements.
Oversee SEC regulatory Form PF filings in conjunction with the fund administrator and AIFMD Annex IV filings
Manage FATCA / CRS related workflow and reporting in coordination with the firm’s business development team and external administrator.
Assist external tax accountants with production of investor Schedule K-1s, PFIC reports and other tax partnership reporting
Assist in on-boarding of new fund or managed accounts as they arise
Assist in preparation of investor transparency reports and seek to ensure they are in line with best practice.
Prepare material for quarterly board and audit committee meetings for the funds.
Drive Process Improvement
Manage outsourced teams and their output in the form of the fund administrators in the US, UK, Ireland & India.
Maintainappropriate finance systems and controls to enable the measurement and management of risks within the function and continually look to improve efficiency using systems and automation
Work closely with legal and compliance teams to determine and implement procedures in response to new regulations
Experience in fund accounting (product control) and financial reporting, preferably within a hedge fund, private equity or other investment management firm
A confident, self-starter capable of dealing with senior portfolio managers, with other support functions and with various outsourced partners.
Experience of US GAAP financial reporting for investment funds
Familiarity with private equity and hedge fund structures and accounting related matters e.g. carried interest waterfalls, valuation techniques
Able to demonstrate strong communication, influencing and resource management skills
Eager to work in a rapidly changing environment and able to implement change in their function.
Able to demonstrate a strong track record of achievement to date and be able to articulate how this role fits into their personal career plan
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, in particular Excel
Familiarity with Bloomberg
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