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Client Onboarding Fund Controller - Dallas

  • Job
    Junior & Mid Level
  • Accounting & Tax
  • Dallas

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  • You need a Bachelor's Degree in Finance/Accounting, 2-3 yrs of public accounting experience, Private Equity/VC knowledge, Excel proficiency, attention to detail, team player, and strong communication skills.
  • You will oversee client onboarding, manage fund reporting, prepare client deliverables, implement data in systems, and collaborate on best practices for a fund controller role in Dallas.


  • Bachelor's Degree required (Finance/Accounting/Economics concentration preferred)
  • Previous Private Equity/VC experience and knowledge of Partnership Accounting
  • Minimum 2-3 years of public accounting experience or equivalent
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel, Word & Outlook
  • Familiarity with QuickBooks or other accounting reporting systems (Allvue, eFront, etc.)
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Able to multi- task
  • Ability to work in a team and individually
  • Strong organizational skills and work ethic
  • Adept using web-based data entry databases


  • Develop a thorough understanding of the client’s Fund structure and reporting (ie. blockers, splitters, AIVs)
  • Supervision of gathering and organizing client onboarding
  • Preparation and/or review of capital calls, LP communication documents, and other client deliverables
  • Assist with onboarding client investor information in software systems
  • Assist with historical data implementation and review
  • Maintain status of projects in Standish’s project management system
  • Collaborate with the Manager to develop and implement best practices
  • Manage ongoing systems support for the firm


What are the key responsibilities of a Client Onboarding Fund Controller in this role?

The key responsibilities of a Client Onboarding Fund Controller include managing the day to day operations of the client onboarding process, preparation of client deliverables and communications, and working closely with the Manager to ensure smooth onboarding of new clients to the fund accounting group at Standish.

What qualifications or skills are required for a successful Fund Controller in this role?

A successful Fund Controller in this role should have a background in client services, fund administration, or a related field. Strong communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously are also important for success in this role.

What opportunities for growth and advancement are available for Fund Controllers at Standish?

Fund Controllers at Standish have the opportunity for growth and advancement within the fund accounting group. With the rapidly growing nature of the firm, there may be opportunities to take on additional responsibilities or move into a more senior role within the organization. Standish values career development and supports employees in their professional growth.

Standish is a provider of specialized fund administration services for Private Equity Funds

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Mission & Purpose

We are a provider of specialized fund administration services for Managers and General Partners of private equity funds, specifically: Buy‐out, Venture Capital, Real Estate and Fund‐of‐ Funds. For new General Partners, we provide consulting services to help accelerate the launch of their funds in addition to our full fund administration services. For established General Partners, we provide administration services and technology to whole fund families or select funds, to help scale their fund operations rapidly and efficiently. From our start in 2007, we have grown steadily and currently administer more than 1,000 funds with clients who have in excess of $100 billion in committed capital under administration.