PGIM Private Capital | Controller, Fund Operations

Job Classification:
Investment Management - Investment Operations

PGIM is the diversified asset management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU). With $1.4 trillion in assets under management, and 38 offices spanning 16 countries, PGIM is among the world’s top-10 largest asset managers. Comprised of seven self-governing asset management divisions, each PGIM business offers a distinct workplace culture that aligns with the firm’s ultimate objective: to provide premier service to our clients while fostering an inclusive workplace culture that is rooted in trust, respect and equality.

Our Business:

At PGIM Private Capital, expertise, analysis, and experience drive everything we do. We strategically target select global markets to offer unique deal flow to investors and prospective issuers. Our team is comprised of bright, focused professionals who collaborate at all levels to manage originations and a private debt portfolio across investment grade, high yield and mezzanine investments. We invest in the potential of our employees by offering them large-scope, small-team emphasis on collaboration, and commitment to a healthy balance between a professional and personal life. We challenge you as an individual so you can make real contributions while you grow your capabilities.

The Fund Operations team is seeking a Controller to join their team. This position will serve a critical role as part of a global, collaborative and dynamic team. This position is in Chicago and will report to team’s Chief Financial Officer.

Description & Responsibilities:
  • Exploration of new business initiatives from an operational perspective including Direct Lending and a Multi-Asset platform
  • Partnering with various global business groups across functions to execute key priorities, understanding and defining business needs in the context of short and long-term objectives
  • Analyzing data, processes, team organization and supporting applications to identify weaknesses, gaps, risks and opportunities for improvement
  • Communicating priorities, processes and initiatives in a simple and compelling way
  • Proactively propose new ideas on process / function optimization, data driven insights, client service challenges, and innovation through technology
  • Skillfully manage operational aspects of the function, coordinating workflows to effectively handle incoming requests and priorities
  • Serve as liaison within PGIM to various business units and teams to ensure successful coordination and maintenance of institutional client accounts
  • Exposure to fund accounting, financial statement preparation, tax compliance, treasury management, F/X, valuation

  • BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline required. A CPA designation and/or Graduate degree would be a plus
  • Eight plus years of accounting, tax or operations experience in the financial services industry
  • Strong presentation, written communication and interpersonal skills with exposure to all levels of management
  • Ability to distill and communicate complex issues according to the audience
  • Knowledge and proven experience with financial statement preparation and accounting guidelines
  • Familiarity and understanding of fund, credit and investment legal documents and terms
  • Ability to convey sense of urgency and to work productively with both internal and external business partners (Prudential Enterprise, investors, investment professionals, portfolio companies, etc.)
  • A capacity for leadership and the ability to grow and develop staff
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to adapt to changing circumstances and adjust priorities as needed
  • Superior analytical skills, accuracy and careful attention to detail are essential
  • High-energy leader who brings positivity, geniality and optimism to their work
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving experience required
  • Ability to travel as required

Our Culture:

Prudential Financial, Inc. is focused on creating a fully inclusive culture, where all employees feel comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work. We don’t just accept difference·we celebrate it, support it, and thrive on it. At Prudential, employees have a unique opportunity to build their career path by owning their development, their career and their future. We encourage employees to hone their skills and explore continuedopportunities within Prudential.


Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States is not affiliated with Prudential plc. which is headquartered in the United Kingdom.

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, marital status, age, veteran status, domestic partner status , medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America