Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Fund Controller, Alt Invs; Engaged Capital - Newport Beach

Fund Controller, Alternative Investments; Engaged Capital - Newport Beach, CA

Position Title:    Fund Controller, Alternative Investments
Location:     Newport Beach, CA

Description:    The Fund Controller will be responsible for assisting the CFO with the daily NAV calculations and reconciliations, the monthly close out of the funds’ books and records, the fund administrator report reviews, the annual audit and tax returns for the firm’s funds, and ad hoc reporting.
Primary responsibilities:
·         Maintain the daily NAV for the funds
·         Perform daily reconciliations, trade break resolution, and trade allocations
·         Calculate and monitor the performance of the fund
·         Maintain a set of parallel books and records to the fund administrator
·         Review and approve the month-end accounting records from the administrator, including trial balances, capital registers, economic allocations, expense accruals, incentive and management fees, and capital activities
·         Maintain thorough and accurate records for the funds and its investors
·         Portfolio valuation review and coordination with the fund administrator
·         Prepare annual financial statements and the timely completion of annual financial audits for all funds
·         Oversee tax compliance for the funds
·         Process fund contributions and withdrawals and related investor documentation
·         Act as a liaison with outside service providers (prime brokers, custodian, fund administrator, auditors, and tax consultants)
·         Liaise with the other areas of the firm, including trading, investor relations/marketing, and investments/research
·         Perform ad hoc requests and special projects, as necessary

Qualifications and experience:
·         Strong academic track record
·         Minimum 2-3 years of alternative investment accounting and auditing experience desired
·         Public accounting background and CPA ideal
·         Individual should have experience in financial services, preferably in alternative assets with exposure to equity strategies
·         Individual must be extremely detail oriented and able to multi-task
·         The individual must have strong drive and initiative
·         Ability to thrive in a fast paced, deadline-driven environmentTo apply, please send cover letter and resume to:

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