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Job #1935: Assistant Controller - NY

Job Title

Assistant Controller


New York, NY


$130,000 - $190,000



About Us:

A NY based Private Credit Firm, endeavors to be a high-quality capital partner in the cannabis industry, fueling growth of leading cannabis businesses and management teams. The Firm believes debt and special situation equity investments provide the best risk adjusted return within the cannabis industry. Our mission is to identify, invest in, and enhance the value of promising companies, driving significant returns for our investors. We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Assistant Controller to join our team and contribute to our continued success.

Job Summary:

We are seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Assistant Controller to join our finance team. The Assistant Controller plays a critical role in the finance department, providing support to the Controller in managing the company's accounting and financial operations. This position involves overseeing financial reporting, managing accounting procedures, ensuring compliance with financial regulations, and contributing to strategic financial planning.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Financial Reporting and Analysis:
    • Assist in the preparation and analysis of quarterly period end work (NAV calculations) and annual financial statements.
    • Prepare all necessary tax workpapers to support all Federal, State, and local tax reporting requirements.
    • Conduct variance analysis to explain differences between internal and service provider results.
  2. Accounting Operations:
    • Oversee day-to-day accounting functions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger.
    • Review fund cash activity and coordinate with fund administrator to ensure general ledger entries are accurately and timely.
    • Assist the Controller with the preparation of capital calls and distributions to fund partners.
    • Assist in the implementation and maintenance of financial systems and internal controls.
    • Ensure timely and accurate quarter-end and year-end closing processes.
    • Maintain and reconcile balance sheet accounts.
  3. Compliance and Audit:
    • Ensure compliance with U.S. GAAP, and other applicable financial regulations.
    • Support internal and external audits by providing necessary documentation and explanations.
    • Implement and monitor internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure accuracy of financial records.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field. CPA certification preferred. 
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in accounting or finance, preferably within private equity or investment management.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and financial reporting standards.
  • An understanding of credit investments (loans, bonds, etc.) preferred, but not required.
  • Knowledge of carried interest or incentive allocation concepts preferred.
  • Proven experience with financial statement preparation and analysis.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Strong leadership and team management abilities.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities


  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Retirement plan.
  • Generous paid time off and holidays.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment.
  • Remote working available 1-2 days per week.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
The Firm is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Interested in joining the team?

E-mail resume and cover letter to Ryan Corcoran at

Please mention that you are a member of EisnerAmper's Friends of the Firm program.

Make sure to include Job #1935 in the subject line and to copy on your email.

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