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Robert Half Fund Controller - Rising Hedge Fund in San Francisco, California


For faster consideration, please reach out to Steven Philipoff on LinkedIn with your resume or call me at 415.286.5698

My client is an up and coming hedge fund in San Francisco that specializes in a market neutral strategy that is looking to add a fund controller to their growing finance team. This individual will be responsible for the financial operations, reporting, and accounting for the fund's entities.


  • Hands-on leadership to the accounting, operations, and financial reporting functions

  • Responsible for review of monthly NAVs as prepared by Administrators

  • Review of position recs, cash recs, daily NAVs estimates

  • Prepare and maintain in-house investor allocations as independent check against Administrators’ work

  • Act as primary contact to external auditors and lead an efficient audit process

  • Act as primary contact to external tax consultants to prepare K1s and partnership returns

  • Work with external service providers including legal counsel and compliance consultants for all regulatory/ compliance filings

  • Prepare external investor reporting and coordinate with Administrators and investors on subsequent information requests

  • Maintain relationships with all other service providers such as Prime Brokers, etc.

  • Oversight of Management Company/Investment Advisor entity and affiliated Fintech entity. At this level, responsibilities include local/state/federal regulatory filings, budgeting, cash flow planning and HR functions including payroll, insurance and benefits

  • Work with Management Company & Fintech Entity auditors and tax accountants for annual audits and all forms of business and tax filings

  • Supervise Senior Accountant of Management Companies (to be hired) for all accounting functions


  • Opportunity to come and build out a new team in an exciting and growing space (crypto and AI/machine learning). Additional resource will be given to this person after ramp up.

  • Exciting work – this is not just an accounting role; lots of finance component to this role as the Lead accounting/finance hire

  • They are a small team; opportunity to interface with the founders of the firm and the operating companies

  • Full benefits: medical, dental, vision coverage

  • Unlimited PTO

  • Commuter benefits


  • 8+ years of accounting experience within the Asset Management space, plus experience working for big4/big10 with hedge activity clients.

  • Plus: CPA/CFA, forecasting, financial projection

  • Experience with hedge funds, fund administration (using SS& C), hedge fund compliance, fund accounting

  • Strong technical knowledge of accounting particularly around topics inherent with venture-backed, fin-tech companies

  • Knowledge of managing a Cap Table, option issuance/exercises

  • Experience with Quickbooks, Xero, Carta or other accounting software

  • Experience with crypto accounting is a plus

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