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Assistant Controller

Austin, TX 78703

Posted: 02/15/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Accounting/Finance Job Number: 22462 Pay Rate: $110,000 - $135,000 + Bonus

Job Description

A leading global technology-focused venture capital firm is looking for a highly motivated Assistant Controller to support its finance team in accounting, financial reporting, audit, and tax functions. The ideal candidate is an accounting & tax expert with in-depth knowledge of accounting principles for alternative investment funds. Working cross-functionally, the new team member will help improve operational efficiency by streamlining processes while maintaining effective communication & organizational effectiveness.
Salary + Additional Benefits:
  • $110,000-$135,000
  • Targeted Bonus & Profit Sharing
  • 100% Company Paid Medical Premiums
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401K - company match
  • Opportunities for Advancement
  • Professional development

Location: Austin, TX
Type of Position: Direct Hire

  • Responsible for daily fund accounting, maintenance of accounting system/reconciliations to fund admin, and overseeing the relationship with our fund admin. Examples include recording transactions in the general ledger and maintaining the cash reconciliation/ forecasting process for multiple direct and indirect investment funds.
  • Manage portfolio funds’ capital calls, including wires and recording transactions in the general ledger.
  • Manage portfolio funds’ quarterly report and statements, including maintenance and analysis of accurate information of the underlying portfolio company data in Invient.
  • Manage the accounts payable process, including expense allocations across multiple entities.
  • Calculate and review the quarterly close for multiple investment vehicles, including NAVs, investor statements, and financials.
  • Support quarterly portfolio funds valuation by collecting data from the quarterly report and statements.
  • Provide daily operational support by preparing capital calls, general ledger entries, account reconciliations and related documentation.
  • Assist with year-end audit requirements such as confirmations, walk through procedures, ad hoc auditor requests, and financial statement preparation.
  • Provide support to other business groups (compliance, investment team, IR etc.) and vendors as needed.
  • Assist with routine monthly and ad-hoc investor reporting and information requests.
  • Assist in tracking portfolio fund financial performance.

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required
  • 5-10 years of relevant experience - combined public accounting with Venture Capital/Fund of Fund clients and/ or direct hands-on accounting experience at a Venture Capital/Fund of Fund Firm
  • Strong background in accounting for alternative investment funds
  • Understanding of portfolio fund and portfolio company valuations
  • Proactive, detail oriented, and ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, analysis, and judgement skills
  • Deliver accurate and timely work product within specified timelines
  • Ability to work independently when needed but also thrive in a team environment
  • Fast learner willing to embrace the hands-on nature of the role with an eagerness to learn
  • Proficient with Microsoft Windows suite (advanced Excel is a plus)
  • Team Player - Experience with and passion for teamwork and cross-functional collaboration
  • Dedicated to Winning - Having the guts to take on a new challenge and the risk to be successful
  • Intellectual Curiosity - Exhibits an entrepreneurial and creative ethos and is continually compelled to learn and explore new ideas
  • Authentic Relationships - Relationships are the key to driving our collective success. Superb at nurturing authentic, diverse, and congenial long-term relationships
  • Excellence - Put your passion for Technology investing to work!

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within one week of submitting your application.

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