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Client Onboarding Fund Controller - Raleigh

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

AI generated summary

  • You need a Bachelor's Degree and 2-3 years of public accounting experience. Private equity/VC knowledge and proficiency in Excel are must-haves. Strong communication, organization, and teamwork skills are essential.
  • You will oversee client onboarding, handle fund structure understanding, prepare LP documents, assist with data implementation, and manage project status for Standish Management.


  • 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 Fund Controller is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the client onboarding process, including preparation of client deliverables and communications.

What skills are important for a candidate to have in order to excel in this role?

Strong attention to detail, excellent communication skills, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and a background in fund accounting or financial services industry are important skills for a Fund Controller in this role.

What opportunities for growth and advancement are available for a Fund Controller in this position?

As a rapidly growing fund administration firm, there are opportunities for career advancement and growth within the company for a Fund Controller who excels in their role and demonstrates strong performance.

What is the work environment like for a Fund Controller in this role?

The work environment is fast-paced, dynamic, and collaborative. The Fund Controller will work closely with the Manager and other team members to ensure the successful onboarding of new clients to the fund accounting group.

What is the overall goal of the client onboarding process for a Fund Controller in this role?

The overall goal is to effectively onboard new clients to Standish's fund accounting group by managing the day-to-day operations of the onboarding process and ensuring that client deliverables and communications are prepared and provided in a timely and accurate manner.

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

Venture Capital & Private Equity
Founded Year

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.