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Position: Private Equity Controller
Job Number: MS04283
Location: NY - New York City
Date Posted: 2018-07-18
Salary Range: Over $150k
Job Summary:

Boutique Private Equity Firm in NYC seeking Controller!

Company Information:

Name: Private Equity Firm

Job Description:

Role is open due to growth/strong performance of the fund, sits on a small accounting team, and will supervise a team of portfolio accountants. Firm offers GREAT QUALITY OF LIFE and lots of room for internal growth and mobility!!

 

    • Report into CFO
    • Newly created role due to growth of the firm

     

    • Manage the accounting and operations for the firms private equity funds

     

    • Manage and oversee a staff of accountants 

     

    • 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

     

    • 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 

     

    • Respond to ad hoc queries made by the deal teams, service providers, and portfolio companies

     

    • Execute and maintain investment structures
    • Ad hoc projects

Requirements / Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree in Accounting/Finance

3.0+ GPA

CPA Preferred 

Ability to work independently and oversee a team

Very experienced with Excel

PE Experience 

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