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Fund Controller, Private Equity

  • Location:

    Chicago

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    US$100000 - US$150000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sophie Epstein

  • Contact email:

    Sophie.Epstein@oliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-112022-187714_1673038433

  • Published:

    26 dagen geleden

  • Expiry date:

    2023-02-05

One of our best clients, a globally leading fund administrator, is in the market for Fund Controller(s) to come in and lead a growing private equity accounting group forward hybrid in Downtown Chicago. The Fund Controller/Manager will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day accounting operations for a portfolio of private equity funds, including the preparation of financial statements and management of the general ledger.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the preparation of financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flows, for a portfolio of private equity funds
  • Review and reconcile general ledger accounts and perform variance analysis
  • Coordinate with fund managers and external auditors to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting
  • Review and approve fund-level expense allocations
  • Manage and train a team of fund accountants
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP and fund-specific accounting policies

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field
  • 5+ years of fund accounting experience, with at least 3 years of experience in private equity
  • Strong understanding of GAAP and private equity accounting principles
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and experience with fund accounting software

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