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Managing Director- CFO – VC and Private Equity

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Job Description

We are currently seeking a Managing Director – CFO based in downtown San Francisco. This position will lead venture capital book of business and will provide a variety of core accounting, finance and strategy related support to a client base composed primarily of venture capital and private equity funds. This position will lead a team consisting of staff through director level support and also support the business development efforts as a subject matter expert.

Responsibilities:

  • This position will have multiple direct reports and lead full-scope administration engagements. In addition to facilitating the below work-scope, the successful candidate should be comfortable in a client facing role, excel in training and developing staff and be well versed in venture capital and private equity accounting matters.
  • Full scope venture capital and private equity fund administration
  • Accounting/administration of management company and upper-tier entities
  • Management and incentive fee calculations
  • Monthly, quarterly and annual financial statement responsibility
  • Capital calls and distributions
  • Source and negotiate third party service provider agreements
  • Coordinate preparation of tax returns and annual audit
  • Support firmwide process initiatives and accounting systems
  • Optimize existing processes for efficiency and durability.
  • Work with executives to achieve company objectives and support ad hoc projects as necessary.
  • Maintain necessary records and control over fund information flow and activities, including capital calls and distributions.
  • Assist in preparation of audit and tax schedules for auditors and outside tax accountants.
  • Review and monitor investment documents and processes.
  • Bachelor degree’s in accounting or finance required plus CPA and/or MBA preferred

Qualifications:

  • 8+ years in an accounting or financial related position in venture capital or in fund administration with a heavy focus on venture capital clients, currently functioning as an experienced Controller, Director of Finance or CFO
  • Strong knowledge and application of partnership (corporate a plus) accounting skills
  • A strong grasp of technical and operational accounting issues in a partnership environment
  • Solid understanding of US GAAP; IFRS knowledge helpful
  • Must be highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Demonstrated experience improving performance or reducing risks by implementing better financial controls
  • Strong partnership and investment accounting background
  • Experience with managing and training team members
  • Demonstrated experience in providing exceptional customer service
  • Enjoy solving complex problems
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Strong integrity and sound judgment
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, to manage multiple clients, to establish clear priorities.
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Investran or similar enterprise accounting system as well as strong Excel and Word competencies.
  • Must have an outstanding attitude, strong work ethic, and be self-motivated and proactive, with the ability to multi-task and balance priorities while maintaining a high level of attention to detail.

Benefits:

  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Medical Insurance with Employer Contribution
  • HSA and Flexible Spending Programs
  • Employer Paid Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance Options
  • Employer Paid Basic Life Insurance
  • Cell Phone Plan Discounts
  • Paid Holidays
  • Competitive Pay
  • Excellent Advancement Opportunities
  • Formal On-the-Job Training and Mentoring Program
  • Professional Development
  • Commission Program
  • Recruiting Referral Bonus Program
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