Director, Public Fund Assistant Controller

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Position: Director, Public Fund Assistant Controller
Location: New York, NY

Our client is looking for a motivated individual with accounting experience to work on the Finance and Operations team. This position is more than a typical accounting role as the team is also involved in fund operations.

Initial Responsibilities:

Initial responsibilities include managing, reviewing, and participating in the entire fund operations and reporting process such as:

  • Prepare and review financial statements in accordance with US GAAP and IFRS
  • Manage the external audit and tax reporting processes with big 4 firms
  • Prepare and review public company reporting including 10-K and 10-Q
  • Compile and analyze fund financial data and operating metrics for quarterly review presentations submitted to senior management and investors
  • Work on business plan information which includes forecasted and projected financials, strategic initiatives and industry cycle overview
  • Investor reporting
  • Investor capital calls and distributions
  • Investor commitments and capital account management
  • Management fee and waterfall calculations
  • Cash management and projections
  • Other fund operations



  •  This position offers excellent opportunities in a dynamic environment. To qualify, candidates must have:
  • At least 7-10 years of experience with a mix of public/private accounting
  • Ability to design financial processes and controls
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Team oriented with good coaching skills
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and initiative
  • Ability to multi task with good time management skills to meet multiple reporting deadlines
  • Good process management skills
  • Must have public company experience
  • Knowledge of Real Estate accounting is preferable
  • Fund accounting experience is a plus

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