Senior Fund Controller

Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services - Dallas, TX

Full-timeEstimated: $88,000 - $120,000 a year
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Senior Fund Controller – Dallas
Title: Senior Fund Controller

Location: Dallas, Texas

About MUFG Investor Services:
MUFG Investor Services is part of the Mitsubishi UFJ Union Financial Group, (MUFG) one of the largest financial groups in the world. As such we are dedicated to providing our clients with the top quality service and our employees a rewarding career. To our clients we provide record-keeping, reporting and transaction management services to the Private Equity community. This includes overseeing fund administration across various asset classes including: Merchant Banking, Venture Capital, Real Estate and Fund Related Investments which includes fund of private equity funds, secondary funds and co-investment funds. MUFG also provides customized reporting, analysis and transaction management for foundations, pension plans and other private equity investors interested in a consolidated view of their entire alternative and traditional investment portfolio.

To our employees we offer a stimulating environment where they can grow as a professional and develop long term careers, not just another job. To this end we ensure our professionals have the support to achieve their career development and goals including professional certification reimbursement programs. In addition to competitive salaries, a casual work environment and an excellent benefits program we give our employees the chance to give back to the community through our social service activities.

We celebrate our employee’s successes and believe successful employees lead to successful businesses. If you take pride in your work and want to take pride in your employer- contact us.

Job Description:
The Senior Controller ensures financial data is accurate according to client prescribed method of accounting, and ensures that reporting deadlines are met. The ability to interpret investment legal documentation and other source documents with a US GAAP application for investment companies is critical. This individual will apply professional principles, practices and techniques to handle client relationship with innovative technology skills and processes. In addition you will lead a team of accounting professionals of varying skill and expertise levels, overseeing and reviewing work to ensure all applicable standards are met. A partial list of responsibilities and skills includes:

Serves as the primary point of client contact and manage the client relationship with the ability to triage questions and requests as well as provide guidance on private equity accounting and reporting
Facilitate discussions between the client and internal groups, and manage all required documentation relative to the discussion
Review and analyze capital structures for investments to determine what the accounting and related data requirements should be between the investment and fund
Review capital calls, distributions, and valuation activity for investments of the client
Review client reports and financial statements for accuracy and completeness while meeting all internal and external reporting deadlines
Take responsibility for the overall client team engagement budget; identify and resolve staffing issues with the fund team
Plan, direct and supervise the efforts of a team to understand client requirements and deliver quality services on time in an efficient manner
Automate and document processes as needed
Perform any additional responsibilities that may be required by management in support of the ongoing development of the client
Supervise employees to ensure quality and productivity
Work collaboratively with technology and support personnel and maintain thorough knowledge of system capabilities and best practices

Qualifications:
Education

Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Graduate Degree preferred
Licensed CPA
Experience

Strong technical experience related to investment accounting and a strong knowledge of partnership and investment company accounting is strongly preferred
Have the demonstrated ability to resolve complex accounting issues
7 + years professional work experience
Big 4 public accounting preferred, especially when combined with partnership accounting, investment company accounting, and/or real estate accounting
Financial statement preparation, including consolidations and footnotes
Knowledge of foreign currency translation and accounting issues
Proven track record of leadership and employee development
Demonstrated ability to build relationships with other business areas
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Management and development of employees
Ability to organize complex, time sensitive projects
Proficiency in use of accounting system and related technologies
MUFG Investor Services (US), LLC is an equal opportunity employer.