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Client Onboarding Fund Controller - Seattle

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

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  • You need a Bachelor's Degree, 2-3 years of public accounting experience, familiarity with Private Equity/VC, and proficiency in Microsoft Office and accounting reporting systems. Strong communication and organizational skills are a must.
  • You will oversee client onboarding, develop fund structure understanding, prepare client deliverables, manage project status, and collaborate on best practices.


  • 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 at Standish?

The key responsibilities include managing the day-to-day operations of the client onboarding process, preparing client deliverables, and communication with clients.

What qualifications are required for the Client Onboarding Fund Controller role?

Qualifications for this role typically include a degree in finance or accounting, previous experience in fund administration, strong client services skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

What growth opportunities are available for a Fund Controller at Standish?

Fund Controllers may have the opportunity for advancement within the fund accounting group, such as taking on more complex client accounts or moving into a management role. Standish also offers ongoing training and development programs for employees.

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

Venture Capital & Private Equity
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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.