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Controller - Private Credit

  • Location:

    Chicago

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Sophie Epstein

  • Contact email:

    Sophie.Epstein@oliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-032024-240543_1713277121

  • Published:

    etwa 1 Monat her

  • Expiry date:

    2024-05-16

A well known Chicago based Private Equity Manager is launching new debt and credit funds. Due to the expansion and growth, they have partnered with us to hire a Fund Controller to join their team and report directly to the CAO and CFO. Compensation and benefits are extremely competitive.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and shape fund accounting processes within new fund launch.
  • Manage day-to-day financial operations of investment funds, ensuring accuracy and timeliness of transactions.
  • Act as a key liaison with third-party administrators and investors, addressing inquiries and ensuring transparent communication.
  • Prepare quarterly and annual financial statements in compliance with GAAP and regulatory requirements, coordinating with auditors as necessary.
  • Lead a team of individuals, providing mentorship and guidance in their roles.
  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance efficiency and accuracy within the finance function, staying informed on industry developments and regulatory changes.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; CPA or MBA preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in fund accounting or financial reporting within the private debt/credit industry.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proven track record of driving process improvements and implementing best practices.

For more information. please reach out to sophie.epstein@oliverjames.com directly.

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