Fund Controller, Private Equity

STRAIT   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 60 days ago

This job is no longer available.

POSITION SUMMARY TheController will be a part of ourPrivate Equity Division, leading the administration of various clients. The candidate will be an integral part of the STRAIT team, helping to drive client deliverables andinternal process efficiencies. This position provides leadership, autonomy, and significant growth opportunities.


    • Reviewing financial statements and footnotes, ensuring consistency with appropriate reporting framework
    • Preparing and/or reviewing partner allocations and waterfall schedules
    • Preparing and/or reviewing fee calculations including (but not limited to) management fees, professional fees, and carried interest allocations
    • Reviewing capital activity including capital calls, distributions, and transfers
    • Managing and monitoring the timely delivery of quality client deliverables
    • Analyzing agreements between partners and investment managers to ensure funds are operating according to the agreements
    • Maintaining, managing, and nurturing multiple client relationships
    • Providing training and guidance to new and existing team members
    • Coordinating and managing the external audit and tax process on behalf of multiple clients
    • Leveraging technologies to automate processes and gain efficiencies


    • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, finance or other related field
    • CPA or CPA candidatepreferred


    • Five (5) or more years of experience in private equity accounting
    • Experience using FIS Investran preferred
    • Experience in managing a team of accountants
    • Advanced knowledge of US GAAPrequired, IFRS experience is a plus
    • Strong analytical skills and has experience with calculating performance analytics, producing / facilitating client reporting
    • Demonstrated ability to identify risks and control gaps in processes and successfully delivering process improvement
    • Understanding of private fund offering docs and the intricacies of private equity funds
    • Ability to drive the implementation of new technology
    • Strong relationship building skills; ability to partner across the organization to execute strategic goals
    • Strong organizational skills with attention to deadlines
    • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel
    • Passion for delivering an exceptional client experience


    • Annual tuition reimbursement
    • Sponsorship for professional organizations, memberships, & events
    • Complimentary on-site gym access
    • New hire buddy program
    • Professional development
    • Company Lakehouse
    • Team trips, outings, and lots of fun!
    • New hire PTO – 20 + 1 “You” Day
    • 12 hours PTO for community service
    • 10 paid holidays per year
    • Full health benefits
    • Bonus upon passing the CPA or bar exam
    • Paid parental leave
    • 401(k) Plan

STRAIT is a professional services firm offering comprehensive accounting solutions for hedge funds, private equity firms, family offices and management companies. Services include full fund administration, compliance services, middle office operations, CFO suite services, investor services, and performance and risk reporting. Headquartered in Dallas, TX, STRAIT has clients nationwide and is backed by an industry leading team of CPAs, CFAs, JDs, and MBAs – no bookkeepers and no paraprofessionals.