Controller – Fund Accounting

  • Location: New York, NY, New York
  • Type: Perm (Contingency)
  • Job #37218
  • Salary: $130,000

Role Overview – Controller (Fund Accounting):
Our client, a leading credit-oriented investment manager, is seeking an experienced Controller to oversee the firm's fund accounting operations.

Compensation: $130,000.00 – $175,000.00 + bonus
Location/Office Policy: New York City – hybrid (3 days in office, 2 remote, with potential for 4/1 schedule)

Responsibilities for the Controller include:

Financial Reporting:
•    Prepare and review financial statements for various fund structures
•    Ensure compliance with US GAAP and relevant reporting standards
•    Coordinate annual audit process and liaise with external auditors
•    Assist with the preparation of investor reporting and related materials

Accounting Operations:
•    Oversee fund accounting processes, including NAV calculations
•    Manage chart of accounts, general ledger, and account reconciliations
•    Implement and maintain effective internal controls
•    Collaborate with operations teams on trade settlement and reconciliations

Tax and Regulatory Compliance:
•    Coordinate tax reporting and compliance for domestic and offshore funds
•    Ensure timely filing of tax returns and regulatory disclosures
•    Monitor evolving tax regulations and assess impact on funds
•    Support tax withholding and information reporting processes

Team Leadership:
•    Manage and mentor fund accounting staff
•    Foster a culture of continuous improvement and process optimization
•    Collaborate cross-functionally with operations, compliance, and investment teams
•    Serve as a technical accounting resource for the organization

Qualifications of the Controller include:
•    5 – 10 years of progressive accounting experience, ideally in credit/hedge funds
•    CPA certification (required)
•    Deep knowledge of US GAAP, particularly for investment companies
•    Strong technical accounting skills and understanding of fund structures
•    Expertise with general ledger systems and fund administration software
•    Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
•    Excellent communication and leadership skills
•    Highly organized and detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy
•    Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, growth-oriented environment

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: 37218