Deputy Controller & Investor Relations Associate

 

Founded in 2014, Closed Loop Partners (a certified BCorp) is an SEC-registered asset management firm and innovation center focused on building the circular economy. Our investments align capitalism with positive social and environmental impact by reducing waste and greenhouse gas emissions via materials innovation, advanced recycling technologies, landfill diversion, supply chain optimization and resource efficiency.

Closed Loop Partners’ investors and clients include the world’s largest consumer packaged goods companies, retailers, and technology companies, as well as institutional investors and family offices. Our asset management business spans venture capital, growth equity, project finance, and buyout private equity. Our Center for the Circular Economy leads groundbreaking research and pre-competitive collaborations to advance systemic, circular solutions for a variety of industries.

Opportunity
This Associate level team member of the firmwide finance team will be responsible for supporting the firm’s CFO, Controller and Head of Investor Relations in fund accounting, financial reporting, and investor communications across the business divisions of Closed Loop Partners. Responsibilities will include working closely with the investment teams, project directors in the Center for the Circular Economy, and start-ups being incubated in the commercialization group to manage liquidity, create budgets and forecasts, as well as supporting the Head of Investor relations in communications with Limited Partners and fundraising support.

The position presents the opportunity for a professional with accounting experience, excellent professional communication skills and exceptional attention to detail to work in a fast-paced environment within a rapidly growing company. The role includes promotion opportunities and contribution to Closed Loop Partners’ vision to build a new economic model focused on a profitable and sustainable future that aligns the interests of shareholders, customers, local communities and the environment we all share.
 

Responsibilities
Support daily accounting and cash management across all business units
Prepare and analyze account reconciliations for multiple business units
Assist with reviewing of expenses, payroll records etc. as assigned
Assist with ensuring firm policies and procedures across all business units
Work directly with the firm’s fund administrator on set-up, maintenance, compliance and reporting for all funds and co-investment vehicles
Support the Head of Investor Relations with investor inquiries, outgoing communications, and investment maintenance
Collaborate with the Controller and senior management team on special projects related to fundraising and financing across business units
 

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree
CPA Training
2-4+ years experience with large scale accounting firm (e.g. PWC) or in-house accounting experience at an alternative investments asset manager (e.g. private equity, credit, hedge fund, real estate, infrastructure)
Highly organized with exceptional attention to detail
Pro-active, reliable and able to work both autonomously and collaboratively
Excellent independent judgment and ability to handle confidential and sensitive information
Proficiency in Excel and Word
Genuine interest in impact investing and/or sustainability

 

Closed Loop Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.