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Position: Private Equity Controller
Job Number: MS04262
Location: NY - New York City
Date Posted: 2019-04-04
Salary Range: Over $150k
Job Summary:

Private Equity Firm in NYC seeking Fund Controller

Company Information:

Name: Private Equity Firm

Job Description:

• Report into CFO
• Manage the accounting and operations for the firms private equity funds
• Manage and oversee a staff 2-3
• Calculate the funds’ cash and hypothetical carried interest waterfall and management fees
• Prepare, coordinate, and deliver fund quarterly reports, financial statements, and capital activity notices as well as other investor communications
• Respond to recurring and ad-hoc investor reporting requests
• Forecast fund and co-invest cash flows and liquidity needs based on investment exit and management fee/expense assumptions
• Participate in operational due diligence meetings with current and prospective investors
• Review current and prospective investor due diligence requests and investor meeting presentations
• Review fund and investment performance calculations
• Valuation & Deal Execution
• Coordinate the firm’s quarterly valuation process including review of all investment valuations
• Review and substantiate quarterly valuations provided by deal teams
• Assist with deal closings by reviewing funds flows and coordinating closing mechanics with the deal teams, outside counsel, and tax advisor
• Manage the treasury process for new investments, realizations, and other transactions including new account opening and preparation/execution of closing wires
• Respond to ad hoc queries made by the deal teams, service providers, and portfolio companies
• Review schedule K-1s, tax returns, and withholding calculations prepared by the firm’s tax advisor and administrator
• Execute and maintain investment structures in collaboration with outside counsel, tax advisor, and local jurisdiction administrators

Requirements / Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree in Accounting

CPA Preferred

3.0 GPA +

Private Equity/Real Estate Experience Required 

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