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  • Location: West LA, California
  • $160000 base salary
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1230
  • Salary: $160,000 - $180,000

Title: Assistant Controller, Fund Accounting

Industry: Financial Services – Investment Management

Location: West LA – Hybrid

Overview: Pacific Executive Search has been engaged on a search for a n Assistant Controller, Fund Accounting in West LA. You would have the opportunity to take on new responsibilities in both Opportunistic Credit and Private Equity, reporting directly to Chris Wade. With a base salary up to 180k and potential for 50k bonus, this role offers a chance to work in a dynamic environment, collaborating with colleagues in different offices and overseeing multiple funds with complex structures. The location in West LA, along with the flexibility of remote work, provides a quality of life balance that complements the challenging and rewarding responsibilities of the role.


  • Oversee multiple funds with complex structures on a daily basis
  • Manage quarterly and annual GAAP reporting, including coordination with external administrators and auditors
  • Assist in managing fund liquidity, cash management, investor capital calls, and credit facilities
  • Supervise tax-related workflows in collaboration with internal and external tax teams
  • Support investor inquiries and marketing materials for fund launches
  • Ensure compliance reporting, including credit facility compliance and regulatory reporting
  • Coordinate with investment operations and performance teams
  • Manage expense processes and compliance with partnership agreements
  • Assist in implementing new processes and procedures
  • Collaborate with colleagues in Mumbai office and supervise external administrators


  • BS/BA in Accounting, Economics, or Finance
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred
  • Prior experience at the Accounting Manager level or equivalent, with at least 6 years of experience
  • Public accounting experience (Big 4) and/or relevant corporate/in-house experience strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel required; experience with accounting systems like Geneva, Investran, etc. desirable
  • Dependable, highly motivated, and a team player with a positive attitude
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to adapt to different audiences and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to learn
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