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Position: Junior Assistant Controller
Job Number: MS03544
Location: NY - New York City
Date Posted: 2018-01-12
Salary Range: $51-65k $66-80k
Job Summary:

$8 billion AUM Alternative Asset Management Firm is seeking an Assistant Controller to support their growing business!

Company Information:

Name: Financial Services Firm

Job Description:

 This firm is based in South America and growing their New York presence.  They are seeking a junior staff member with a strong accounting/finance background who can handle an unstructured environment, who can able to adapt easily to changes and grow with the firm.

·         Primary interface on an assigned set of Funds

·         Prepare expenses allocations and manage payment process for the funds

·         Prepare and oversee monthly/quarterly close of assigned set of Funds

·         Prepare quarterly and annual Fund financial statements, including various analyses, financial modeling, and perform various special projects

·         Monitor cash flow projections and daily cash management, including LP capital activity (i.e. capital calls and distributions / waterfall calculations)

·         Prepare budget and forecast analysis with the development of related management reports

·         Understanding of Limited Partnership documents

·         Work with the Fund’s external auditors and tax groups annually

·         Work closely with Investment Product teams and GP Accounting team on all accounting related functions.

·         Assist Investment Product teams for Investment Companies’ accounting and reporting

·         Provide guidance to team members and assist Investment Products team in responding to specific client requests.

·         Participate in and contribute to regular review of overall processes and deliverables to improve effectiveness, efficiency, and accuracy

·         Exposure to other areas including operations, investor relations, marketing and compliance.

Requirements / Qualifications:

-          Bachelor’s degree with a concentration of accounting/finance.

-          1 to 3 years of specific experience in Management Company/Fund/Partnership accounting

-          Working knowledge of GAAP/IFRS

-          Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel/Word and Access.  Knowledge of Investran a plus

-          Knowledge of Brazilian investment market/Fund a plus

-          Strong problem solving skills and business acumen

-          Excellent organizational, communication and multi-tasking skills

-Ability to adapt to different environments easily and be able to grow with the firm as it grows and changes

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