Assistant Controller - Private Equity


Accounting + Finance


New York, New York

Employment Type



A Private Equity Fund is recruiting for an Assistant Controller on the Fund side who can work closely and partner with the finance and investment team! Benefits include a 401k match, remote work during the summer season, and generous employer contributions to healthcare plans.

Compensation : $115000 - $160000
Job ID : 28170

Job Function:

  • Oversight of all aspects of fund accounting and financial reporting
  • Financial statement review
  • Audit coordination
  • Waterfall Calculations
  • Assist with tax compliance, including review of all partnership Form K-1s and returns and corporate entity returns
  • Review carried interest allocations
  • Assist with the quarterly valuation process and preparation of materials for Valuation Committee
  • Prepare cash transfers between accounts, set up wires, review bank reconciliations
  • Various ad hoc reporting requests and special projects; reviewing and modifying accounting/financial systems, procedures, and processes, as necessary

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in accounting/finance/other relevant fields
  • Advanced Excel skills required.
  • Analytical — able to synthesize complex or diverse information.
  • Problem solving — identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Oral communication — demonstrate group presentation skills and conducts meetings
  • Planning/organizing — prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently.  
  • GAAP – Knowledge of US GAAP and fund accounting concepts
  • Knowledge of fee waiver concept, flow-thru structures, and tax a +
  • 6-7 years of total relevant experience

Disclosure: The hourly rates and/or salaries listed may or may not reflect total compensation packages including bonus and fringe benefits, etc., nor are the advertisement(s) posted a guarantee of a certain compensation package for a position or bona fide offer of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.