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  • Location: West LA, California
  • $111000 base salary
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1150
  • Salary: $111,000 - $120,000

Title: Senior Fund Accountant/Assistant Controller
Industry: Finance
Location: West LA

Overview: Pacific Executive Search has been engaged on a search for a Senior Fund Accountant/Assistant Controller in West LA. This role offers the opportunity to take on new responsibilities in managing external administrators, assisting with the annual GAAP audit, and maintaining fund liquidity. The quality of life at this organization is highlighted by the chance to work with a highly respected team in the distressed investing space, providing a dynamic and challenging environment for professional growth and development. With a focus on flexibility and expertise in distressed debt markets, this position offers the chance to be a key player in a successful and cohesive team.


  • Support external administrators in the monthly NAV process and quarterly reporting
  • Conduct reconciliations of cash and bank activity
  • Assist in coordinating the annual GAAP audit with the funds’ auditors
  • Maintain books and records and handle accounts payable for the management company
  • Aid Head of Finance in managing fund liquidity, including cash management, investor capital calls, and credit facility management
  • Assist in reviewing management fees, incentive calculations, and fund expenses
  • Execute specific expense processes in compliance with partnership agreements and management reporting
  • Participate in portfolio valuation and review of tax compliance reporting
  • Prepare performance calculations at fund and investment levels, including IRRs and MOICs
  • Assist in regulatory filings preparation and review
  • Collaborate on special projects, document procedures, and prepare additional reports as needed


  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience, CPA preferred
  • Experience in audit work at a Big 4 firm serving SEC-registered investment advisers and private funds
  • Familiarity with closed end fund structures and management company accounting
  • Knowledge of GAAP and financial reporting concepts
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, and other Microsoft Office programs
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance, or related field
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