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Wellington Management Company, LLP
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Wellington Management Company, LLP
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Wellington Alternative Investments (WAI) Fund Controller

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 50 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.


Wellington Alternative Investments (WAI) sponsors and sub-advises a broad array of Private Equity and Hedge Funds that invest globally across all asset classes. WAI Fund Services (WAI-FS) is responsible for the financing, accounting, and operations for these hedge funds.  WAI-FS is comprised of three main functions: 1) Fund Administration; 2) Treasury, and 3) Audit and Financial Reporting. 

The Fund Controller role primarily focuses on the Fund Administration and Audit and Financial Reporting functions and reports into the WAI Group Controller.


  • Oversee the monthly NAV process for a number of Wellington-sponsored and sub-advised Hedge Funds, including the review and approval of Administrator NAV's

  • Oversee and/or perform annual audit and financial reporting activities for a book of hedge funds

  • Assist with process improvement efforts by helping to identify, develop and implement enhancements

  • Lead and/or support NAV and audit-related projects (tactical and strategic)

  • Serve as a technical subject matter expert, analyzing and resolving complex issues and responding to inquiries on a broad array of topics

  • Develop and manage relationships with Wellington's centralized teams and external service providers


  • College undergraduate degree, preferably in accounting, finance, or business

  • A minimum of 4 years of audit or financial reporting experience

  • CPA a plus

  • Hedge fund experience, including various structures (master/feeder, class/series, side pockets, SPVs), and complex financial instruments (derivatives, private investments)

  • Very strong attention to detail and analytical, quantitative, and organizational skills

  • A natural curiosity and desire to expand one's knowledge and role

  • Strong technology skills/aptitude e.g. SQL, Python, Tableau, Alteryx etc…

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, performing multiple tasks and balancing competing priorities

  • Ability to work independently and solve problems

Wellington Alternative Investments (WAI) Fund Controller

Wellington Funds Group

100 Federal Street

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management considers all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, 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 .