Assistant Controller (Global Multi-Billion $ Hedge Fund)

Employer
Mondrian Alpha Recruitment Solutions
Location
New York, New York
Posted
Jun 19, 2024
Closes
Jul 01, 2024
Ref
2778576569
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
The firm have won industry awards and have been praised for their adoption of technology. The firm have capitalised on their strong performance by adding to the AuM and are now building a team that can build a scalable infrastructure. Morale is exceptionally high and there is an air of excitement as the team continues to outperform peers and grow the firm.

As the lead fund controller, you will get daily exposure to the investment desks and Portfolio Managers. You will manage and optimize the firm's accounting platform, ensuring the desks, administrators and firm are aligned on P&L and valuation; you will help the improvement of all processes; working collaboratively with various functions including Operations, Quantitative Analysts, Compliance, IR to help shape the improvement of the firm's infrastructure.

You will oversee and manage the external providers including the fund administrator, auditor and tax advisor. The firm is an established size but is in growth mode so this will suit somebody who challenges how things are done, has the confidence to suggest and execute improvement. The environment is fast paced and dynamic, where all members are contributors.

The ideal candidate will hold a CPA or equivalent license (or at least be looking to undertake this). Fund accounting experience will be required and an understanding of fixed income products would be preferable but not essential. They are looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic individual that can grow with the firm.