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Fund Controller - Private Equity/Venture Capital

Dynamo Software

Dynamo Software

Accounting & Finance
Watertown, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Dynamo Software has provided industry-tailored, highly configurable investment management, reporting and data management solutions to the global alternative investment industry since 1998. Dynamo provides SaaS solutions across the private investment landscape including fund administrators, endowments, pension funds, foundations, private equity and venture capital funds, real estate investment firms, hedge funds, prime brokers, funds of funds, and family offices. The Dynamo™ platform has improved the productivity of fundraising, deal, research, investor servicing, portfolio management, and compliance teams worldwide. Collectively, Dynamo’s 1,000+ clients manage over $10 trillion in assets.

The Company’s proprietary Dynamo Accounting™ software provides easy access to all firm information from one intuitive interface, handles complex fund structures and economic arrangements, and provides best of breed reporting. Dynamo Software’s experienced team of accounting professionals offers a full range of implementation and outsourcing services tailored to each client’s needs and budget. Clients include venture, buy-out, fund of funds, SBICs, family offices and other private equity firms with assets under management ranging from under $200 million to multi-billion.

Although we operate as a unified team, our Dynamo PEView team effectively has two practices:

  • Dynamo PEView licensing and related implementation & support services
  • Outsourced Accounting and Reporting Services

Role Overview: This position is within the Outsourced Accounting and Reporting Services practice (the “Outsourcing Practice”) and reports to a Senior Manager within our Outsourcing Practice. The Outsourcing Practice focuses on private equity and provides customized bundles of accounting and reporting services to our clients, which include, but are not limited to, entry of all accounting transactions and related recordkeeping; preparation and e-delivery of quarterly unaudited financial statements and investor reports; preparation and e-delivery of investor capital calls and distributions; coordination of annual audits, including drafting the footnotes to the audited financials; coordination of annual partnership income tax returns and e-delivery of Schedule K-1s to investors; maintenance of clients’ online investor portals; responding to ad hoc questions from clients and their investors; administering the treasury function including lines of credit.

Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Overall management of the financial reporting process, including coordination of annual audits.
  • Review quarterly and annual reports and ensure compliance with GAAP as it relates to partnership accounting.
  • Serve as day to day client liaison by providing, hands-on management to multiple clients.
  • Assure timely, accurate, and complete responses to client deliverables and ad hoc requests from clients and their investors
  • Oversee work of Senior Accountant(s) on respective client accounts.

What you bring:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in private equity or partnership investment accounting, including 2+ years in a managerial/leadership role
  • Previous fund administration or private fund experience preferred
  • Understanding of the private equity and venture capital industry
  • Experience in understanding and interpreting waterfall calculations, management fees and carried interest allocations
  • Ability to multi task and balance priorities while maintain a high level of attention to detail
  • Technical interest / aptitude, including strong Excel skills
  • Prior experience using Microsoft Dynamics GP highly desired
  • Excellent communication skills

What we offer:

  • The ability to have an IMPACT. Good ideas come from everyone in our organization and we are agile enough to embrace new ideas and directions
  • The opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in the rapidly growing financial services and alternative assets industry
  • A very attractive work culture in an established technology company – we take pride in our work and people
  • A flexible work environment with opportunities for remote/ hybrid work or flexible hours
  • Excellent health insurance program for you and your family

Dynamo Software, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions and personnel actions at the Company are administered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, qualified mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic carrier status, any veteran status, any military service, any application for any military service, or any other category or class protected by federal, state or local laws. All employment decisions and personnel actions, such as hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, and termination, are and will continue to be administered in accordance with, and to further the principle of, equal employment opportunity.