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Senior Controller

  • Job Number 527169
  • Type Permanent
  • Location Fairfield County, CT
  • Pay $225,000 - $250,000 (DOE)
  • Referral Bonus $250

Senior Controller

Job Description:

Industry leading international hedge fund in Fairfield County is hiring a Senior Controller for one of their largest “business units”.

This position will serve as the number 2 on the team that handles all the corporate accounting and finance (not fund accounting) for the firm`s front office (Research, Portfolio Management and Trading Depts.) and technology department. These are some of the largest and most critical departments within the firm. The position reports to the Group CFO will interact and present to senior management, department heads and CIO on a regular basis.

This position will involve the incumbent in many facets of accounting, controllership, finance, operations and strategy offering excellent exposure, visibility and the chance to make a true impact.

This is a true “professional” level role that requires a very hands-on, committed person. While humility is key, the Group CFO is looking for a true thought partner and a person that will challenge him in each step of the process. This team is made up of 5-6 people.

Requirements:

  • BS in Accounting or Finance
  • 10-15 years of progressive accounting and finance experience
  • Strong accounting (GAAP) and finance (budgeting, planning etc) background
  • Ability to see the big picture, summarize findings and present to some of the brightest and most senior level people at the firm