Senior Venture Capital Fund Accountant (unknown) through Recruiting Firm - Palo Alto, California

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This position is responsible for the accounting, operations and administration of assigned private investment funds managed by a premier Venture Capital firm. The firm also manages a number of asset classes, including private equity and growth equity.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide investment accounting support for a portfolio of private investment holdings.
  • Perform month-end accounting work for private investment funds, including review of financial statements produced by the third party fund administrator.
  • Perform reconciliations of internal general ledger to external data sources.
  • Maintain investment reference data and portfolio data in a third-party software platform.
  • Prepare capital calls, distribution calculations, and investor capital account allocations.
  • Participate in the annual preparation of year-end workpapers and tax schedules.
  • Prepare financial statements and footnotes in accordance with GAAP for internal funds.
  • Provide detailed financial and operational analysis for ad hoc projects.
  • Provide other accounting support as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Investment accounting experience, including partnership accounting
  • Strong understanding of financial markets within all asset classes
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid analytical and creative problem solving skills
  • Understanding of and experience with carried interest waterfall structures and complex investor allocations
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from accredited institution
  • CPA preferred
  • 3+ plus years relevant experience