Fund Controller

Summary

This role will oversee accounting for the firm’s private equity clients as well as managing transactional accounting issues including, dispositions, sales and other investment actions. This role will oversee a team and will report to a Director and\or CEO.

Competencies

  • Organized
  • Detailed Orientated
  • Results Driven
  • Collaborative
  • Ethical

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for accurate and timely financial reporting deliverables across multiple clients
  • Reviewing client financial statements, partner capital statements and other required financial reporting
  • Providing technical accounting/industry knowledge to our clients
  • Coordinating, managing and monitoring the external audit process
  • Create and review partner capital calls, monthly and quarterly partner capital statements including calculation of partner allocations
  • Calculate and review waterfall models, distribution notices, and management fees
  • Mentor team members by setting objectives and providing performance feedback
  • Manage team's adherence to internal control policies and procedures
  • Assist in business development, participate in meetings with potential clients
  • Review partnership agreements in order to determine impact on financial reporting and partner capital accounting requirements
  • Help manage year-end audit process and support external auditors and tax teams with requested financials

Work Environment
This role operates in a modern professional office environment, and routinely use standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Position Type/
Expected Hours of Work

This position regularly requires long hours and very occasional weekend work.

Travel
Travel is typically planned and can be periodic to other GPFS offices.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field
  • CPA\MBA preferred
  • 5+ years experience in Accounting\Finance , 3 of which are progressive Private Equity experience
  • Knowledge of partnership accounting
  • US GAAP Expertise
  • Supervisory experience preferred

Abilities Required

  • Advanced MS Excel knowledge
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage tight internal and client deadlines
  • Strong communication skills, including written, listening and presentation abilities
  • Solid attention to detail
  • Solid client relationship management skills
  • Hands-on management style with strong leadership skills

GPFS Vision
Our purpose is to create enduring relationships with our employees and clients by consistently delivering exceptional opportunities and service.

GPFS Values

  • Diversity is respected
  • Balance is essential
  • Learning is ongoing
  • Accountability is achievement

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