Director of Finance

  • Location
    San Francisco, California
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Controller
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_848887_2885768
  • Salary:
    $180,000.00/Year

Director of Finance

Bay Area business solutions firm working in the alternative investment space seeks Director of Finance.  

Responsibilities

Director of Finance will be responsible for providing the following to our CFO clients:

- Liaise with the fund administrators for shadowing of the books, preparation of estimates, month-end NAV review, assistance with financial statement preparation, valuation of the portfolio, annual audit and tax work

- Liaise with the fund administrators and clients regarding investor relations requests, including leading operational due diligence meetings and ad-hoc requests

- Review all monthly items including the operating expense schedules, month-end close packages containing financial statements and supporting files, transparency reports, and investor statements

- Responsible for the review of year-end financial statements, including all statements and disclosures, and coordination of timely completion of audit

- Responsible for the review of year-end fund and client tax reporting, including investor tax statements and tax returns, and coordination of timely completion of tax work

- Oversee daily portfolio reconciliations and trade review on internal portfolio management system, liaising with prime brokers and custodians

- Play an active role in the onboarding of new single-strategy funds, including decision making and vendor review with clients

- Review of fund’s capital calls and distributions, and fund expense payments and budgeting

- Responsible for management company oversight as it relates to finance, budgeting and vendor review

- Provide corporate accounting department with regular reporting of revenues, AUM and performance

- Liaise with other functional areas within the Firm as well as outside service providers

- Ad-hoc requests and special projects as necessary

- Assist compliance team with review of regulatory filings

Qualifications

Background:

- 10-15 years’ experience in a corporate environment in the financial services industry

- A mix of hedge fund operations and accounting experience is preferred

- Hedge fund experience across a range of strategies highly regarded

- Experience working with a combination of investment, accounting, operations, technology, tax, compliance and legal teams.

Education/Technical:

- Undergraduate degree required, with focus in Accounting preferable

- Strong excel skills required

- Licensed CPA and EMS/OMS experience preferred.

Personal:

- Ability to multi-task and manage several projects and processes at one time to meet deadlines

- Strong accounting and organizational background necessary

- Highly motivated individual with a desire to join our sophisticated start-up/family culture

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

- A desire to work in a team environment often under pressure

- Demonstrates integrity and a stellar work ethic.



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