Job #1243: Controller - New York, NY (9-12-19)

Job Title



New York



Job Description:

The Controller will be responsible for all fund accounting activities for the global hedge fund line of business. The business includes multiple investment strategies investing in products ranging from equities, fixed income, and derivatives.

Job Responsibilities:

Include the following, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate month end close process and review monthly fund NAVs
  • Oversee third party fund administrators
  • Review the calculation and payment of management and performance fees in accordance with the funds’ governing documents
  • Review and monitor fund expense accruals and payments 
  • Generate custom client reporting, including but not limited to, weekly fund performance estimates
  • Assist with various marketing initiatives including the maintenance of fund metrics and review of newsletters and pitch-decks
  • Assist with compliance reporting such as Form PF, CPO PQR, Cayman filings and other regulatory requirements
  • Act as key point of contact for external auditors
  • Prepare annual financial statements in accordance with US GAAP
  • Liaise with various teams including Operations, Investor Relations, Marketing, Management Reporting, Legal and Compliance and Investment Teams 
  • Supervise and train staff accountants
  • Exposure to Private Equity, Emerging Markets business
  • Opportunity to interact with all roles at the Firm

Job Requirements:

  • Degree in accounting and/or finance
  • 8-10 years of related private equity, hedge fund or related public accounting experience
  • CPA preferred
  • Strong Excel skills preferred
  • Detailed oriented, organized and self-motivated
  • Able to multi-task and effectively manage their own time
  • Ability to work under pressure and strict deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Interested candidates should e-mail resume to Lisa Gootman at: Please mention that you are a member of EisnerAmper's Friends of the Firm program.  Make sure to include Job #1243 in the subject line and to copy Nkrumah Pierre and Isabella Brilliant at on your email.