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Director of Accounting and SEC Reporting

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We are seeking a Director of Accounting and SEC Reporting for a publicly traded venture capital firm with an amazing portfolio of education technology companies in San Francisco. This role will oversee the accounting and SEC reporting which includes hands-on preparation of 10K and 10Q, one direct report, sage intact accounting software and Workiva software for SEC filings. This position reports to the CFO. Position is remote for now but eventually will work in the San Francisco office.

Lead the SEC and Nasdaq compliant quarterly and annual public company financial reporting of the fund
Manage the quarterly and annual external reviews, audit and the external fund administrator team to ensure accurate and timely monthly and quarter-end closes
Complete the internalization of the accounting platform
Review all accounting and financial reporting including direct responsibility for researching and preparing accounting memos on significant or unusual transactions or changes in accounting policy and perform quality controls on quarterly valuations of portfolio companies
Monitor and track portfolio transactions and related portfolio company activity
Guide the team to ensure all required compliance is met and internal controls processes are followed
Assist with investor relations including preparation for the quarterly Earnings Call and press release materials and reviewing all information made publicly available
Ad hoc and quarterly preparation of Board of Directors materials
Manage the preparation and review of state and federal tax returns
Work directly with investment professionals, office manager, and external service providers (legal, audit, custodian, banks, etc.)

Ideal Experience:

  • CPA
  • Experience at a Big 4 accounting firm
  • Master’s Degree in Accounting
  • 8+ years of accounting experience in an investment, banking, venture, or finance organization
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP accounting, internal controls, and public company financial reporting
  • Proficient in financial modeling and private company valuation
  • Understanding of venture capital

Desired Skills and Strengths:

  • Self-starter with demonstrated experience owning problems and driving to solutions
  • Expert in managing upwards
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Exposure to various accounting and reporting systems and platforms; specifically, Intacct and Workiva
  • Commitment to on-time performance and deadlines
  • Able to prioritize and juggle multiple projects with competing objectives and deadlines in a fast-paced, high pressure environment
  • Adaptable/flexible: Open to change in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances, and/or to work in ambiguous situations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office
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