Assistant Controller

New York, NY

Job Description 

  • Work closely with the CFO to manage the quarterly financial reporting of the funds to ensure compliance with applicable agreements, GAAP, and regulatory requirements 
  • Oversee the work of the fund administrator and maintain shadow books to ensure timely and accurate expense allocations, reconciliations, and fund reporting on a quarterly basis 
  • Drive treasury functions including banking and wire transfers, capital call planning, and distribution execution in coordination with CFO and fund administrator 
  • Work with the CFO and investment team to ensure timely deal fundings, including leading wire transfer call back verification, initiation of deal wires 
  • Proactively assist with the documentation of new portfolio company investments and the ongoing documentation and valuations of existing portfolio companies in accordance with relevant valuation guidelines and ASC 820 
  • Validate and document investor requests by referring to the appropriate agreements and authorized contacts 
  • Lead efforts in partnership with fund administrator and audit firm to ensure a timely and efficient annual audit process 
  • Work with fund administrator and external tax preparer to ensure timely tax return filings & K‐1 issuance 
  • Assist with the preparation of presentations, ad hoc reporting/projects, and diligence materials in a timely manner 
  • Work with the CFO to ensure compliance of our operations with respect to expense allocation policies, valuation policies, and LPA compliance 
  • Ensure compliance with all policies and procedures, and lead efforts in continuous improvement for the accounting function 
  • Perform the accounts payable function to ensure timely payment of invoices, appropriate expense classification, and timely settlements of receivables 
  • Support timely and accurate accounting and reporting on our management company books 
  • Complete accurate corporate card and expense reimbursement accounting while monitoring compliance with travel and expense policies and procedures 
  • Help select and manage third-party service providers 
  • Maintain a working knowledge of current accounting principles and developing issues that affect investment partnerships and their proper application 


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field. CPA license preferred 
  • 3+ years of venture experience in accounting/finance at a public accounting firm or venture capital/private equity firm  
  • Understanding of investment company and partnership accounting and tax issues 
  • Excellent analytical, accounting, financial modeling, and problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to anticipate issues before they arise and proactively find/recommend solutions 
  • Consistently communicates expeditiously and decisively in crucial situations 
  • Experience with complex valuation models and distribution waterfalls 
  • High proficiency in creating, maintaining, and manipulating financial spreadsheets with ability to quickly set up financial models, ad-hoc calculations, and utilize formulas to manage large sets of data efficiently 
  • Meticulous attention to detail with exceptional organizational and time management skills 
  • Ability to manage multiple work streams and effectively prioritize tasks 
  • High levels of professionalism and integrity 

Venture Capital


$125,000 - $150,000

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