Associate Private Equities Controller

Wellington Management Company Llp
Boston, USA
22 Aug 2019
28 Aug 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Private Equity - WAI Associate Fund Controller Boston/en-US/External/job/Boston/Private-Equity---WAI-Associate-Fund-Controller_R80549-1/apply

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 55 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.


Wellington Alternative Investments (WAI) sponsors and sub-advises a broad array of long/short equity, multi-strategy, global macro, private equity and relative value hedge funds. WAI Fund Services (WAI-FS) is responsible for the financing, accounting and operations for these funds. WAI-FS is comprised of three teams: 1) Fund Accounting; 2) Treasury, and 3) Audit and Financial Reporting.

The Fund Controller will oversee several centralized tasks and functions for Wellingtons Private Equity Funds and will play a key role in the quarterly Financial Statement/NAV process, annual audits, the monitoring of capital calls and distributions and assisting with investor requests. This role requires frequent collaboration with other Wellington teams and external service providers (e.g. Fund Administrators, Auditors).

  • Oversee the quarterly Financial Statement/NAV process and assist with annual audits
  • Coordinate capitals calls and distributions of investment proceeds
  • Perform a variety of daily/weekly/monthly centralized activities, such as valuation oversight, client reporting, and management reporting
  • Develop and manage relationships with Wellingtons centralized teams and external service providers
  • Lead and support projects, both large and small, associated with the funds, Wellingtons operational and systems infrastructure, and service providers

  • College undergraduate degree, preferably in accounting, finance, or business
  • 2+ years experience from a public accounting firm, hedge fund, private equity or fund administrator
  • PE experience is preferred but not required
  • Very strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • A natural curiosity and desire to expand ones knowledge and role
  • A proactive nature in developing and improving processes
  • Advanced Excel and Access skills, or a desire to develop them
  • Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, performing multiple tasks and balancing competing priorities
  • A client service mindset and strong communication skills
  • Progress towards a CPA, CFA, or MBA is a plus

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Tracing our history to 1928, Wellington Management is one of the worlds largest independent investment management firms. With over USD 1.1 trillion in client assets under management as of 30 June 2019, we serve as a trusted adviser to clients in over 60 countries. Our innovative investment solutions are built on the strength of proprietary, independent research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies. As a private partnership whose sole business is investment management, our long-term views and interests are aligned with those of our clients. We are committed to attracting a talented and diverse workforce, and to fostering an open, collaborative culture of inclusivity because we believe multiple perspectives lead to more informed investment and business decisions. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome people with diverse life experiences, fresh ideas, and specialized subject-matter expertise.

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