Controller

  • Full Time
  • Palo Alto, CA

The firm is seeking an Assistant Controller / Controller to manage its accounting and finance operations for public and private funds. This candidate will be working alongside the Senior VP of Finance, Controller, and Senior Fund Accountant in the finance team.

Responsibilities 

  • Oversee the issuance of consolidated financial audits of the funds, as well as all financial information generated for investors and management. Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Preparation of financial analysis and key performance metrics for all funds
  • Work with the investment team in developing and maintaining a database of attribution analysis, fund exposures, and ad-hoc requests from current and potential limited partners for fundraising
  • Involved with managing key outside vendor relationships (fund admin, auditor, tax advisors, prime brokers, bankers, and others)
  • Preparation and review of monthly closes for public funds; sign off fund admin NAV packages
  • Assist finance team with quarterly closes of private funds managed in-house
  • Collaborate with the IR team in producing and updating quarterly writeups/newsletters for public and private funds
  • Work with fund admin to ensure timely delivery of reports to limited partners
  • Review and approve fund-related expenses for all funds
  • Work closely with the legal team for regulatory filings (13F, 13G, Form 4, Form ADV, Form PF, and other filings), which includes sourcing of data, preparation, and review
  • Monitor and manage all liquidity needs for the funds including investor capital calls and distributions while optimizing cash flow timing and strategy to maximize fund returns
  • Ensure sufficient bank lines of credit for managing liquidity, arranging for debt financing, and monitoring debt levels and compliance with debt covenants
  • Participate in all firm/fund-related weekly calls to ensure up-to-date fund investment IC approvals and future portfolio company funding
  • Monitor, reconcile, and generate daily and weekly portfolio valuations and performance

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, and related fields
  • Experience working at a hedge fund, private equity, or venture capital firm
  • 5+ years of experience in fund accounting, fund operations, or related roles
  • Strong working experience in Excel; creating pivot tables, complex performance formulas, and data analysis
  • Prior experience using third-party systems such as PEO, Investment Café, Quickbooks, Eze PMA/OMS, Bloomberg, Capital IQ, and/or other portfolio management software
  • Fluency in speaking/writing Chinese (Mandarin) is a plus

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