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Fund Controller - Portland

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

AI generated summary

  • You need a Bachelor's in Finance/Accounting, 2+ years public accounting experience, optional CPA, private equity/VC experience, proficiency in Microsoft Office, and familiarity with QuickBooks for this Fund Controller role.
  • You will oversee audits, prepare financial information, manage cash flow, track portfolio finances, update investor data, and assist with reporting to investors. Some travel to clients may be required.


  • Bachelor's Degree required (Finance/Accounting/Economics concentration preferred)
  • 2+ years of public accounting experience or equivalent
  • CPA is a plus
  • Previous Private Equity/VC experience and knowledge of Partnership Accounting, preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel, Word & Outlook
  • Familiarity with QuickBooks preferred


  • Supervision of the audit and tax preparation process
  • Assisting with the preparation of information and data for Capital Calls, Distributions and Allocations to investors
  • Detailed management and tracking of portfolio company financings
  • Cash flow management and forecasting
  • Assisting with the Quarterly Reporting to the Limited Partners
  • Maintenance of investor information in third party software systems
  • Some local travel to Client sites as needed


What are the main responsibilities of a Fund Controller at Standish?

The Fund Controller is responsible for fund accounting, capital account maintenance, and financial statement preparation for clients.

Who does the Fund Controller work closely with in this role?

The Fund Controller works closely with other team members and the Engagement Manager at Standish.

What skills are required for someone to excel in this position as a Fund Controller?

Strong financial reporting and administration skills, knowledge of fund accounting, and attention to detail are important skills for someone in this role.

What are the key tasks that the Fund Controller will be performing on a daily basis?

The Fund Controller will be responsible for fund accounting, capital account maintenance, and financial statement preparation for clients on a daily basis.

What location is this job based in?

This job is based in Portland.

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.