Assistant Controller


Accounting + Finance


New York, New York

Employment Type



A global alternative investments firm is looking to hire an Assistant Controller to focus on their publicly traded business development company entity.

Compensation : $200000 - $215000
Job ID : 16781

Job Function:

  • Prepare and review quarterly and annual reports and manage the internal and external review of these reports.
  • Prepare and review quarterly earnings release as well as investor presentation.
  • Evaluation of quarterly balance sheet and income statement analytics.
  • Work on the monthly and quarterly close of the books and records, including review of trade and re-organization activity.
  • Analyze and account for income from debt securities portfolio and other investments including CLO equity, joint ventures, and derivatives.
  • Assist with portfolio monitoring as well as the review of quarterly valuation models.
  • Coordinate with external auditors during the year-end audit and during quarterly reviews.
  • Ensure that effective internal controls are in place.  
  • Liaise with internal and external tax teams.
  • Assist with budgeting, forecasting, expense management, and financial analysis.
  • Assist with the review of public regulatory filings.
  • Monitor asset and liability needs.
  • Focus on systems development to ensure efficient accounting and financial reporting, building a platform for a Public Entity and future additional entities.
  • Stay up to date on current and pending changes to accounting guidance and financial reporting requirements.
  • Own the overall technical accounting application to transactions and structured deals.
  • Prepare / review month-end NAV from fund administrator.
  • Prepare monthly P&L analytics.
  • Assist in preparing and analyzing pricing and valuation materials.
  • Maintain fund expense budgets and allocations; track expenses and coordinate updates with fund administrator.

Job Requirement:

  • Experience with reporting and technical accounting for credit products and funds
  • Experience working with public companies.
  • Excellent research and writing skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and complex environment.
  • B.S. degree in Accounting
  • CPA or MBA is preferred.
  • 5-8+ years of Big 4 or relevant work experience in Fund Accounting.
  • Microsoft Excel and strong analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of portfolio accounting system (VPM, WSO, Geneva, etc.) preferred.
  • Knowledge of Business Development Companies



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