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Assistant Controller

Company: Job Juncture
Location: Evanston
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job description: Assistant Controller Evanston, Illinois About the Role: The Assistant Controller will report directly to the firm's Controller and CFO and will be involved in all operational aspects of the business. This position will provide a challenging "hands-on" role for the professional who is self-motivated and has the flexibility and adaptability to work in a small group environment. What You'll Do:

  • Assist in preparing and distributing quarterly financial statements to the limited partner.
  • Post activity to the general ledger, reconcile accounts, coordinate payment of expenses and maintain supporting documentation.
  • Perform quarterly closing and make quarter-end journal entries including appropriate income and expense accruals and assist in the funding and recording of investment transactions.
  • Calculate Gross and Net IRRs and other performance metrics.
  • Respond to Limited Partner information requests.
  • Monitor all cash management functions of the funds and management companies.
  • Assist in computing and preparing capital call and distribution notifications to the LP's and GP's.
  • Perform monthly bank account reconciliations.
  • Manage lines of credit established to bridge capital calls.
  • Work with CFO and Controller on annual audit and tax preparation.
  • Prepare required deliverables for year-end financial statement audits.
  • Coordinate Portfolio Company related tax payments with external accounting firms.
  • Research accounting and tax issues as requested and assist with SEC compliance reporting.
  • Work with senior management on project-based work, including the preparation of periodic reports and analyses.
    What We're Looking For:
    • Have a CPA (or passed the CPA exam) with a minimum of 4 years of work experience.
    • Be detail oriented, possess strong organizational skills and strong work ethic.
    • Have ability to prioritize and complete projects on a timely basis.
    • Good communication skills (written and verbal)
    • Ability to work independently and proactively to identify and resolve issues.
    • Be trusted with maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information.
    • Prior private equity and/or public accounting experience is a plus.
    • Familiarity with partnership tax accounting is a plus.
      OOJ 1217 Qualifications:
      • Have a CPA (or passed the CPA exam) with a minimum of 4 years of work experience.
      • Be detail oriented.
      • Possess strong organizational skills
      • Have ability to prioritize and complete projects on a timely basis.
      • Strong work ethic,
      • Good communication skills (written and oral)
      • Ability to work independently and proactively to identify and resolve issues.
      • Be trusted with maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information.
      • Prior private equity and/or public accounting experience is a plus.
      • Familiarity with partnership tax accounting is a plus.
        Why is This a Great Opportunity: Growing private equity firm in northern suburb of Chicago. Will work hand in hand with CFO and Controller. Very active search and quick feedback from client.

Keywords: Job Juncture, Evanston , Assistant Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Evanston, Illinois

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