Hedge Fund Controller

Hudson Gate Partners - New York City, NY

About the firm: Our client is a $20 billion alternative asset manager and they are looking for a Fund Controller to work with the Deputy Head of Finance and other Fund Controllers to execute/define/document the department’s procedures.


?NAV Verification Process:

o Assist in the estimation of overhead and asset-based expenses.

o Maintain and manage in-house investor allocations (including review of subscription/transfer/redemption

o Maintain and manage data within our applicable internal systems and provide reliable information to other

groups within the organization.

o Perform bi-monthly reconciliations between our internal allocations and our third party administrators.

o Act as a strategic thought partner contributing develop and manage the highest quality controls and

processes to capture and deliver required financial information to all levels of BlueMountain and

regulators. Assist in ensuring that processes are sustainable, flexible and scalable.

?Financial Reporting:

o Assist in leading the coordination of processing financial statement comments or requests generated by

our auditors.

o Engage in accounting policy matters. Stay abreast of new accounting, control and finance policies and

developing perspectives on new ideas.

o Work closely with the Deputy Head of Finance and peers in drafting new financial statement disclosures.

o Review financial statement schedules prepared by the administrators.

?Reporting (Investor/Regulatory):

o Produce weekly investor estimates.

o Assist our Investor Relations team in preparing DDQ responses.

o Aggregate information required for regulatory reporting (Form PF, PQR, BE filings, etc.) for our Legal

and Compliance department.

o Assist in the review of NAV transparency reports and portfolio region/industry destinations.

?Talent Management:

o Play pivotal role in the training and development of senior fund accountants on the team.

o Effectively coach and mentor employees on technical and soft skill development.

o Enthusiastically lead projects: Ability to manage, motivate, and deliver results on projects across multiple

disciplines that cut across various working groups.

Candidate Background

?CPA and 6-10 years’ work experience.

?Preferred Background –Hedge Fund, Mutual Fund or Private Equity auditing experience.


?Focus on Details: Great attention to accuracy of numbers in financial reports. Must be very comfortable and adept at

spreadsheet based analysis and numbers based problem solving. Always striving for to most accurate and clear

presentation of data. Able to see how the individual’s part of the puzzle synthesizes into the greater whole of the team.

?Financial statement experience: Extensive knowledge of required US GAAP disclosures for investment companies.

Intimately understands the flow of financial statements and is able to identify errors efficiently. IFRS experience a


?Collaborative team player: Focused on team and firm objectives. At BlueMountain, everyone pitches in when

needed; there is no proprietary sense of ownership.

?Run up a learning curve: Ability to absorb and master new information quickly. Self-managing. Strong organizational

skills. Driven. Sense of urgency and proven ability to get things done.

?Excellent Communicator: Intelligent and known for explaining complex concepts in a simple, easy to understand way.

A good listener, problem solver with a commitment to follow up.

?Maintain highest professional and ethical standards: BlueMountain has earned a reputation for honesty,

professionalism, fair dealing and transparency in a highly competitive industry. We believe that this is a key element

of our relentless pursuit of investment performance and our commitment to deliver on our promise and responsibility

to our investors. Uncompromising integrity. Impeccable reputation. Good human being, who possesses personal

maturity and stature.


Base and Bonus commensurate with experience.


Posted On: Monday, November 5, 2018

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