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Position: Private Equity Controller
Job Number: MS04777
Location: NY - New York City
Date Posted: 2019-02-13
Salary Range: Over $150k
Job Summary:

The role sits with the Front Office/Business, will oversee a team of 5-6 direct reports, and will report into the CFO & CAO.

Company Information:

Name: Private Equity Firm

Job Description:

About the Fund:
• Private Equity w/ a focus on transportation/infrastructure
• 20+ Years in Business
• Typical Day: 9:00am – 6:30pm/7:00pm!!
• Great culture, young and fast paced environment
• High employee retention rate - position open because current Controller moving internally


About the Role:
• Partner with the CAO on the financial and operational execution and analysis
• Execute and lead all monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting closes, including setting the reporting calendar with specific timeline and deadlines to meet all reporting requirements
• Provide project management, financial, business and technical accounting expertise to facilitate timely generation, synthesis and distribution of financial and management reports
• Ensure and document that there is clear and complete documentation of management’s testing of internal controls
• Assist in the review and/or preparation of all relevant disclosures in the 10-Q/10-K, including cash flow information
• Provide key information and management reports to business leaders in different businesses to support decision making and strategy of the units
• Assist deal teams on technical accounting reviews of current transactions and acquisitions in pipeline
• Review and approve journal entries and ensure the execution of SOX controls
• Manage the accounts payable and treasury function
• Maintain the chart of accounts and an orderly accounting system
• Provide strong leadership and development to the accounting, finance and administrative staff, including managing, training, motivating, developing and retaining high quality accounting professionals
• Liaise with the FP&A Leader as it relates to budgets, forecasts, business plans, and other related management reporting and analyses
• Ad hoc projects 

Requirements / Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree in Accounting

CPA Required

Public/Private Experience

Open to industry 

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