Corporate Controller

Arena Investors LP Jacksonville , FL

Posted 3 weeks ago

Arena Investors, LP (Arena) is a global investment management firm that seeks to generate attractive risk adjusted, consistent and uncorrelated returns by employing a fundamentals based, asset-oriented financing and investing strategy across the entire credit spectrum in areas where conventional sources of capital are scarce. Arena specializes in off-the-run, stressed, distressed, illiquid and esoteric special situation transactions through originations and acquisitions of asset-oriented investments across a wide array of asset types (including but not limited to private direct corporate credit, commercial real estate bridge lending, and commercial and consumer assets).

Quaestor Advisors, LLC (Quaestor) is an affiliated Special Servicer, which provides mid and back office services, including asset management, to Arena Investors and external clients.

Quaestor is seeking an experienced, highly motivated Corporate Controller to join its Finance team. The Corporate Controller will be responsible for all financial reporting aspects for the firms Investment Advisor, Management Company, and General Partner entities including oversight of the financial records, coordination with auditors, and management reporting. The role is also involved in key firm projects including new offices and infrastructure, foreign expansion, and budgeting/forecasting.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the monthly close process of the investment advisor, management companies, general partners and affiliated entities:

o Management reporting and budgeting/forecasting process including budget vs actual analysis and

cash flow projections

o Corporate accounting system entries and trial balance

o Assist with accounts payable / receivable oversight

o Manage expense allocations and payments across complex corporate and fund structures

o Financial performance and analysis of business

o Review management and incentive calculations

  • Drive efficiencies across all management company accounting functions through process improvements and

technology enhancements

  • Assist in quarterly unaudited and annual audited financial statement preparation
  • Preparation of quarterly board packages and KPI metrics reports
  • Assist in ad hoc requests, technology initiatives, and special projects
  • Provide support for and analysis of new business initiatives for firm growth
  • Monitor multiple intercompany agreements, expense and revenue sharing calculations and transfer pricing policies
  • Daily monitoring of firm-wide cash position and review of check preparation and wire transfers

Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in accounting or finance
  • CPA preferred, CFA plus
  • Strong accounting knowledge including partnership accounting and investment company guidance
  • 7+ years of relevant work experience in audit or private fund management
  • Strong excel and data management skills
  • NetSuite experience

Benefits

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Training & Development
  • Work From Home
  • Free Food & Snacks
  • Wellness Resources
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