VP, Alternatives Fund Controller

Los Angeles, CA

Responsibilities

 

  • Direct liability for the accounting and reporting for numerous multifaceted private equity funds with exposure to both public and private investments throughout commercial, residential and specialty finance asset classes.
  • Constantly strive to learn and understand outstanding asset classes, fund and investment structures and new products. Develop solutions to ensure appropriate accounting and controls are in place.
  • Develop and implement robust investor and management performance reporting at the asset, fund and investor level.
  • An understanding of an organizational structure, and a proven ability to work across teams and vendors towards a shared objective. Supervise the fund treasury and liquidity management process (including, capital calls, distributions and coordination with the financing team)
  • Coordinate and interact with portfolio management team on investment-related reporting matters and transactions
  • Lead and coordinate the fund administrator through SLAs/critical metrics and site visits.
  • Handle the external audit, regulatory reporting and other reporting requirements.
  • Build and run investment-level waterfall and performance calculations
  • Lead investor and counterparty due diligence meetings
  • Lead the coordination and project management of critical Alternative Funds Finance team projects and initiatives
  • Coordinate the funds payment and expenses process to ensure compliance with the fund documents and timely and accurate execution and reporting

 

 Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Accounting
  • 8-10 years’ experience in financial accounting, audit or finance function for an alternative investment manager with exposure to credit, real estate or private equity funds
  • Ability to implement accounting and reporting for complex legal and tax investment structures that cross multiple jurisdictions
  • Knowledge of transaction process flows and requirements and a desire to develop solutions that solve for complexities as they arise
  • Exposure to a broad range of private equity and hedge fund structures (e.g., US, Cayman, Luxembourg, Private Equity, Commercial or Residential Real Estate funds) and product types
  • Experience leading both internal teams and external administrators
  • Broad knowledge of accounting principles including US GAAP and Investment Company Accounting
  • Active CPA license
  • Big 4 background desired, but not required

 

 

 

 

 

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 12/22/2020
Salary $180,000 - $225,000 + bonus






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