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Position: Hedge Fund Corporate Controller
Job Number: MS04912
Location: NY - New York City
Date Posted: 2019-07-03
Salary Range: Over $150k
Job Summary:

Hedge Fund Corporate Controller

Company Information:

Name: Premier Hedge Fund

Job Description:

·         Responsible for leading the Corporate Accounting team in all activities including tax, audit, partner distributions, cash management, etc. for offices a Hedge Fund based in New York City

·         Provide support for and analysis of new business initiatives for a firm that is growing in size and complexity

·         Preparation of the monthly management reporting package, including full year financial forecasts, budget vs. actual analysis and cash flow projections

·         Responsible for management company budgeting and forecasting

·         Monitor multiple intercompany agreements, expense and revenue sharing calculations and transfer pricing policies

·         Drive efficiencies across all management company accounting functions through multiple means including, onboarding of new systems and redesigning processes

·         Assistance in preparation and execution of management company annual audits

·         Daily monitoring of firm-wide cash position and review of check preparation and wire transfers

·         Assist external accounting firms in completion of management company K-1s, annual partnership filings and individual tax returns

·         Partner with various department heads to review budget vs. actuals including HR, IT, Fund Accounting, Legal, Risk, etc.

·         Responsible for various vendor expense accruals and expense pass-through submissions including the implementation of the firm’s expense allocation policy

·         Oversee cost-center tracking and reporting

·         Identify, initiate and assist in cost containment strategies

·         Monitor new tax law changes and assess the application to the firm’s management companies

·         Assist with ad hoc management reports on funds as needed

Requirements / Qualifications:

·         10 + years of experience with management company accounting (preferably from a fund)

·         B.S. in Accounting or Finance, CPA certification is a plus

·         Partnership structure experience is a plus

·         Strong knowledge of US GAAP

·         Experience with partner distributions

·         Hands-on experience in preparation of financial statements is a must

·         Ability to manage a team effectively

·         High level of expertise in Excel is required (e.g. pivot table, macros) and accounting software packages (familiarity with Great Plains is a plus)

·         Ability to work with ambiguity and analyze/improve processes and efficiencies

·         Proactive and the ability to work in fast-paced, high-pressure environment with multiple deadlines

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