Wellington Fund Controller, US Funds in Boston, Massachusetts
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 60 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.
We are transitioning to a hybrid work environment where both remote work and the office play a critical role. Our vision is a future where all employees are empowered to work flexibly to drive the best outcomes for our clients. Flexible work is a mindset and a core value. Our employees are encouraged to work remotely two days a week as a standard practice and will have flexibility in terms of working hours.
About the Role
Wellington Management sponsors and sub-advises a broad array of products ranging from traditional long only funds to alternative strategies, including hedge funds & private equity. Fund Services is responsible for the financing, accounting, and operations for these investment funds. Fund Services is comprised of four teams: 1) Fund Control & Operations; 2) Fund Treasury & Custody, 3) Fund Infrastructure & Analysis, and 4) Fund Reporting & Audit. The Fund Controller will be a member of the Fund Reporting & Audit team which has the primary responsibility of supporting the successful completion of annual fund financial statement audits and regulatory filings. This role will require frequent interaction and collaboration with other Wellington teams and service providers (Prime Brokers, Fund Administrators, Auditors).
Assist with the annual audit process, including financial statement reviews, and work closely with fund auditors and service providers
Assist with process improvement efforts by helping to identify, develop and implement enhancements
Respond to internal and external inquiries on a broad array of topics
Support projects associated with the funds, Wellington’s operational and systems infrastructure and service providers
Contribute to enhancing internal controls and process documentation
Develop relationships with Wellington’s centralized teams and external service providers
Utilize IT skills and knowledge to identify and implement efficiencies where possible
College undergraduate degree, preferably in accounting, finance, or business
Experience from a public accounting firm, alternative investment firm, and/or fund administrator
CPA strongly preferred
Strong attention to detail and analytical, quantitative, and organizational skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with other individuals
A natural curiosity and desire to expand one’s knowledge and role
Strong core IT skillset and ability to work effectively with a variety of IT applications (ie. Access, Alteryx, etc), as well as the ability to self-learn additional IT skills over time
Ability to work independently and solve problems
Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? That’s ok. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and welcome a chance to review your background. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a diversified workforce and considering a broad array of candidates with a variety of skill, workplace experiences, and backgrounds.
As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to r ace, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law . If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at GMCANINQ@wellington.com .
At Wellington Management, our approach to compensation is designed to help us attract, inspire and retain the best talent in our industry. We strive to pay employees fairly and competitively across all levels and roles. Our approach to compensation considers all aspects of total compensation; all employees are eligible to receive salary, variable compensation, and benefits. The base salary range for this position is:
USD 65,000 - 150,000
This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered when making compensation decisions, including but not limited to skill sets; role; skills and experience; certifications; and education. This range is an estimate, and further details on salary and total compensation aspects will be shared with candidates during the recruitment process.
Base salary is only one component of Wellington’s total compensation approach. Other rewards may include a discretionary Corporate Bonus and/ or Incentives, if eligible. In addition, we offer a comprehensive and high value benefit package to meet the unique needs of our employees and their families. Examples of our benefits include retirement plan, health and wellbeing, dental, vision, pharmacy coverage, health savings account, flexible spending accounts and commuter program, employee assistance program, life and disability insurance, adoption assistance, back-up childcare, tuition/CFA reimbursement and paid time off (leave of absence, paid holidays, volunteer, sick and vacation time)
Tracing our history to 1928, Wellington Management is one of the world’s largest independent investment management firms. With over USD 1 trillion in client assets under management as of 30 September 2022, 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.
For more information, please visit https://www.wellington.com/en/ (https://www.wellington.com/en/about-us)