The Financial Controller role oversees the Corporate Finance Department and reports to the Chief Operating Officer. The Corporate Finance Department is responsible for all financial transactions and financial reporting of the firm; including the consolidation of foreign subsidiaries, partnership accounting and tax reporting for the Acadian equity plan, and reporting to its parent company. The role is responsible for determining the strategic initiatives, defining policies, and procedures in order to support the accounting, tax, and financial reporting of a global firm. The role will oversee a finance staff located in Boston as well as staff in the non-U.S. affiliates.
Oversee internal financial controls and ensure they mitigate risks appropriately
Oversee the financial consolidation on a monthly basis; prepare monthly management reports and analysis; Prepare and update forecasts monthly
Prepare budget by working with senior management
Evaluate and provide financial analysis of strategic initiatives
Oversee year-end financial audit for all corporate entities; liaise with parent company financial and tax staff
Maintain or oversee the preparation of partnership books and records, and tax-related work of the Acadian equity plan; respond to partner inquiries
Manage ad hoc projects required to automate accounting functions; ensure that there are adequate written policies, procedures, and controls of all accounting functions
Maintain and file FATCA reports and GIIN registrations with IRS, Cayman Islands, and other applicable jurisdictions
Approve check and wire transfers
Respond to tax authority inquiries; maintain transfer pricing analysis
Train and develop staff
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; CPA required
10-15 years of experience in public/private accounting with investment management industry expertise; experience in a similar role as a controller in private company or an audit manager in public accounting firms
Knowledge of complex financial instruments and the ability to establish projections, budgets and effective controls to minimize risk and safeguard the assets of the business
Strong technical accounting and analytical skills
Knowledge of international accounting standards
Ability to perform complex performance-based fee calculations independently
Team player who can assist in growing the business
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal and organizational skills; hands-on, able to multi-task and think outside the box
It is the policy of Acadian Asset Management LLC to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, citizenship status, disability, or sexual orientation.
Acadian Asset Management LLC is an investment adviser headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. We are located in the city's financial district at 260 Franklin St., where we employ over 200 employees comprising a number of functional teams including portfolio management, research, trading, marketing and client service, investment operations, IT, legal and compliance, and corporate. Many of these tea...ms fully support the operations of our affiliated offices globally whose employees also assist Acadian Boston with providing around-the-clock service for our clients.
Acadian specializes in active global and international equity strategies, employing sophisticated analytical models for active stock selection. We also offer a fixed income strategy in the emerging markets. Our proprietary database covers over 40,000 securities in more than 60 markets worldwide. Acadian's extensive research capabilities are used to develop customized investment management solutions for our clients.