Assistant Controller

  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Type: Perm (Contingency)
  • Job #35667
  • Salary: $150,000

Position Overview – Assistant Controller:
Join a Boston-based office as an Assistant Controller, supporting the Finance and Accounting department. Reporting directly to the Controller, this role offers the opportunity to actively contribute to financial matters related to our client’s investment portfolio.

Compensation: $150,000.00 – $170,000.00 + bonus
Location: Boston, MA – Hybrid (2 days in office / 3 days at home)

Responsibilities as the Assistant Controller include:

  • Managing the general ledger, recording and reviewing journal entries, reconciling accounts, and preparing reports
  • Reviewing monthly activity and financial statements; assisting in the preparation of member reports
  • Liaising with external auditors to ensure timely completion of annual audits for directly held entities
  • Reviewing 1099 and K-1 reconciliations; independently resolving discrepancies with external Fund Accountants
  • Assisting in the preparation of year-end tax workpapers, including booking adjustments advised by external tax accountants
  • Liaising with the Investment Operations team for insight into specific transactions, valuations, and other activities
  • Providing support to other members of the accounting team as needed

Qualifications for the Assistant Controller include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in a financial accounting role
  • CPA preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Significant attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

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

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Job ID: 35667