Controller

Full time
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Boston, MA

About Trillium Asset Management

Trillium Asset Management offers investment strategies and services that advance humankind towards a global sustainable economy, a just society, and a better world. The firm has been at the forefront of ESG thought leadership and draws from decades of experience focused exclusively on responsible investing. Trillium uses a holistic, fully integrated fundamental investment process to uncover compelling long-term investment opportunities. Devoted to aligning stakeholders’ values and objectives, Trillium combines impactful investment solutions with active ownership.  Owned by Australian based Perpetual Limited, Trillium independently operates it’s US based investment management firm to deliver equity, fixed income, and alternative investments to institutions, intermediaries, high net worth individuals, and other charitable and non-profit organizations. The firm’s true goal is to provide positive impact, long-term value, and ‘social dividends’ for investors.  

Job Summary

Trillium seeks a talented financial executive who brings strong analytical skills, an entrepreneurial spirit, and the commitment to help build an infrastructure that can support the firms continued growth.  The Controller has operational and strategic responsibility and contributes to and leads the execution of accounting strategies, programs and initiatives. Reporting directly to the COO, a successful candidate would be a trusted leader and advisor who operates with a high level of integrity, instilling the trust of employees at all levels. The position is responsible and accountable for general corporate accounting and financial compliance of the company. A key function would be to prepare all accounting transactions and functions to provide relevant fiscal information to the executive management team.  This role is currently supported by a consultant.  Additionally, this role interfaces with Perpetual’s accounting and finance teams. Applicants will need to be highly personable and private, as they will also oversee the internal human resource and payroll function.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the oversight of the entire accounting and finance process of the firm.  
  • Daily accounting operations required to manage the operating budget and general ledger, net assets, analysis, pricing, and contracts.
  • Provide monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables, which includes journal entries, reconciliations, and reports within compliance of US and UK corporate accounting standards.
  • Prepare quarterly financial statements and process required filings for all business entities, including satellite US and UK office operations.  
  • Identify and continuously drive improvement efforts in the automation of the accounting and reporting processes.
  • Assist in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors.
  • Ensure an accurate and timely payroll, including but not limited to: base pay, stock compensation, payroll taxes, and bonus pay in order to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and employment laws.
  • Administer health/dental and disability/life plans, insurance, and quarterly contributions
  • Annually work with key stakeholders to evaluate vendors, providers and employee benefit renewals.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration (or equivalent) and/or CPA license.
  • 10 years of corporate accounting experience preferably at a RIA /Investment Management Firm.  
  • Proficiency in accounting, financial reporting, profitability analysis, and budgeting/strategic planning.
  • Balance sheet management experience, including investment and securities operations, asset liability management, treasury, pricing, and/or interest rate management. 
  • Technological Proficiency with experience using QuickBooks and payroll programs (ADP) and an expert in Excel macros and reporting automation.  
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and manage multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • Proven record of problem solving with increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Excellent management, decision-making, communication, and overall interpersonal skills.

Compensation:

Trillium provides a generous compensation package that includes experience-commensurate salary, 401(k), profit sharing plan, group life, long-term disability, health, dental and vision insurance benefits, paid time off, and annual bonus potential.

We will only consider applications with an attached professional resume and cover letter. Please do not call. To apply please email acctg@trilliuminvest.com

Trillium provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
We will only consider applications with an attached professional resume and cover letter. Please don’t call.
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