Position title
Controller
Description

LL Funds is hiring a Controller to join its growing team. The Controller will work closely with the CFO to provide day-to-day management, governance and leadership for LL’s finance infrastructure and administrative processes. The individual in this position will collaborate with various teams across the firm. The position is in our Philadelphia, PA office.

Responsibilities

• Provide hands-on responsibility for all financial, accounting and fund operations activities, including financial administration, fund administration, reporting, budgeting, forecasting and cash management.
• Manage internal and external resources to ensure delivery of consistent, efficient, robust and accurate operations, accounting, financial reporting and data analytics for all funds and accounts.
• Assist in the design and structuring of transactions and funds/accounts from an administrative, accounting and tax perspective.
• Work closely with the firm’s Chief Financial Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel to ensure robust controls, accuracy and regulatory compliance across all of LL’s financial and fund operations activities.
• Play a key role in the continued evolution of the firm’s technology platform and selection of vendors and software/applications.
• Review and oversee all reconciliation, pricing, valuation activities, capital calls, expense allocations and support, waterfall calculations and support and distributions.
• Oversee the production of timely and accurate financial statements for LL’s funds, operating entities, management companies, holding companies, including firm budgeting and forecasting.
• Drive continued improvements in the efficiency and quality of the overall finance function and business overall.
• Support and participate in the management of the banking, non-bank financing and insurance relationships of LL and portfolio companies as needed.
• Support the evolution of LL’s financial and organization form to improve tax efficiency for LPs, employees and partners.
• Prepare ACH, wires, checks and draw on lines of credit.
• Perform accounts payable function, including reviewing invoices and bills for accuracy and ensuring timely payment; create and invoice intercompany entities for services, shared expenses or other intercompany items.
• Assist in special projects as requested.
• Perform related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

• BA/BS in Accounting/Finance with outstanding academic credentials.
• 5+ years of experience working for a financial services firm.
• CPA with deep PE/Hedge/Alternatives experience; accounting and operations.
• Strong PC skills including Excel spreadsheets, word processing, database applications, and general ledger software.
• Tax experience in managing in-source and out-sourced capabilities.
• Demonstrated team player, self-starter, and independent thinker with the ability to exercise excellent judgment.
• Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a high level of flexibility, accuracy, and attention to detail.
• Ability to balance multiple concurrent tasks and effectively manage deadlines, with ability to move from granular to strategic.
• Must have highest level of integrity and be able to maintain confidentiality of all work.
• Proven ability to multi-task, meet multiple deadlines and maintain flexibility to respond to changing and challenging business requests.
• Demonstrated initiative and ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
• Excellent communication, analytical, and organizational skills with the ability to work independently in a deadline driven environment.
• Proven ability to find creative solutions to problems (strong analytical skills).
• Outstanding organization, decision making and problem-solving skills.
• Ability to work both independently and as a productive member of a team.
• Dedicated work ethic and commitment to team and goal-oriented environment.
• Flexibility and adaptability to various changing working conditions based on the priorities of senior management.
• Kind, humble and confident.

Employment Type
Full-time
Job Location
2400 Market Street, Suite 302, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103
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