Controller / Assistant Controller - Accountant - Hedge, Private Equity, Venture Capital

Los Angeles, California
Base Salary plus bonus
Apr 03, 2019
Jun 02, 2019
Employment Type
Full Time

ConnectMe Capital,llc is recruiting on behalf of their client, a growing firm that provides CFO services to Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds and Venture Capital Funds. This position is for a Controller or Assistant Controller. Title will be commensurate with experience:

Assistant Controller/Controller will be responsible for providing the following services to Alternatives clients such as Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds and Venture Capital Funds:

  • Manage accounting via QuickBooks for management companies, including:
  • Accounts payable processing
  • Invoicing funds and separately managed accounts for asset and performance based fees
  • Record all company transactions and prepare a monthly cash reconciliation
  • Preparation of monthly trial balances
  • Quarterly budgeting and cash forecasting
  • As part of a team, have an ability to manage and support several client accounts
  • Reporting, including weekly performance summaries and monthly risk metrics reporting,
  • Assist with stand-alone accounting requests for select private equity, venture capital, and hedge fund clients
  • Assist with year-end audit and tax work, including managing oversight of audit/tax service providers
  • Assisting with internal projects and administrative duties.

Qualifications of Accountant, Controller / Assistant Controller

  • Undergraduate degree required, with focus in Accounting preferable
  • 2-5 years’ experience in accounting and operations (i.e. cash reconciliations) highly regarded
  • Alternative industry experience a plus, but will consider others with relevant experience who desire to be in the financial industry
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, strong Excel skills required
  • Experience with QuickBooks or equivalent Accounting Software
  • Highly motivated individual with a desire to join sophisticated start-up culture
  • Strong accounting and organizational background is necessary
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Must value a family culture
  • Demonstrates integrity and a stellar work ethic

Compensation will be competitive, consisting of a base salary and bonus component, and will be commensurate with experience. Company is not looking to sponsor applicants for work visas.

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