Hedge Fund Controller

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Our client, a growing $500m global long/short equity hedge fund with 4-year track record looking to hire a controller to work with CFO.  Great opportunity for a CPA with 4-5+ years of public /private experience to join a growing firm with an experienced, friendly and entrepreneurial staff.


Daily Trade Operations and Performance Monitoring

  • Manage daily trade allocation, end-of-day trade processing and performance reporting
  • Reconcile fund cash and securities positions to custodians and administrators
  • Review and resolve all trade breaks
  • Manage relationships with service providers and vendors
  • Act as primary interface with Broker teams



  • Review and pay bills: QuickBooks, soft dollar and fund wires
  • Research internal differences between the MSFS and Paladyne systems



  • Work closely with Director of Marketing/Investor Relations and participate in investor operational due diligence meetings and calls
  • Review administrator’s monthly estimated and final NAV package
  • Manage daily and monthly pricing of fund portfolios
  • Interface with MSFS for month-end close processes/financial statement preparation
  • Prepare management company accounting and reporting
  • Prepare and review management fee calculations and investor allocations
  • Work with auditors to review year-end financial accounts
  • Prepare and review monthly investor relations support reports
  • Review subscription documents for accurate recording in Backstop and investor allocations
  • Implement controls and processes with other finance team members to ensure accurate data and consistency across products (i.e. tax filings, withholdings, and reporting)



  • CPA  with public / private experience strongly preferred
  • Minimum 4-5 years related experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel a must, Access is a major plus
  • Experience in trade settlement, bank reconciliation, handling security reorganizations and corporate actions
  • Strong understanding of U.S. GAAP and IFRS reporting guidelines
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of funds, fund structures, fee calculations, trading strategies, financial instruments and fund offering documentation
  • Experience working with equities, currency forwards and equity swaps
  • Attention to detail and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to self-start, multi-task, and meet deadlines
  • Entrepreneurial, team-oriented work ethic and personality
  • Knowledge of systems, Backstop, Paladyne and MSPA strong preference