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Finance, UK Fund Controller, Associate - London

Goldman Sachs
London, United Kingdom
Posted 10 days ago Permanent Competitive
Finance, UK Fund Controller, Associate - London
Petershill Partners and its Subsidiaries is a diversified, global alternatives investment group focused on private equity and other private capital strategies. Through economic interests in alternative asset management firms it provides investors with exposure to the growth and profitability of the alternative asset management industry. Petershill Partners completed its initial acquisition of the portfolio of Partner-firms in September 2021 and was admitted to listing and trading on the London Stock Exchange in October 2021. Petershill Partners plc is a FTSE250 company.
Petershill Partners is operated by Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) and is governed by a diverse and fully independent Board of Directors. GSAM is one of the world's leading investment managers. GSAM provides institutional and individual investors with investment and advisory solutions, with strategies spanning asset classes, industries, and geographies. We help our clients navigate today's dynamic markets, and identify the opportunities that shape their portfolios and long-term investment goals. We extend these global capabilities to the world's leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, individuals and family offices.
Controllers Divisional Overview:
Controllers ensure that the firm meets all the financial control and reporting obligations of a global, regulated and public financial institution. In the Controllers Department, our professionals measure the profitability of, and risks associated with, every aspect of the firm's business. Controllers also ensure that the firm's activities are conducted in compliance with the regulations governing transactions in the financial markets.
Role Overview
The fund controller team sits within the Controllers Organisation and is looking for an Associate in London for the Petershill Controller team. Petershill Controller team is based out of London and Dallas.
The core responsibilities will include financial reporting and technical accounting (PLC chapter 15 listing experience is required), oversight of information prepared by third party administrators and ongoing design and execution of the control environment. The fund controller team work closely with other areas of GSAM including investment, risk, client service, operations, technology, legal and compliance.
Responsibilities

• Responsible for annual & half-yearly financial statement preparation with external administrators of the plc.
• Audit co-ordination and resolution of queries
• Support investor and regulatory reporting
• Liaise with multiple teams within the Firm and with external providers
• Support team, department, and business managers on various special projects
Requirements
• CPA / ACA. Chartered Accountant with PLC chapter 15 listing experience
• 4+ years of experience
• Experience with company board reporting and audit liaison
• Strong technical knowledge of accounting and financial reporting
• Strong analytical/problem solving skills; detail orientated
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to deal with internal and external stakeholders
• Ability to work independently and as a key member of a team in a fast paced environment under challenging deadlines
• Skilled in use of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

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Job ID  300002121700621
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