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Fund \u0026 Investment Accountant

Techstars
Boulder, CO 80302
  • Job Code
    5004319002
  • Jobs Rated
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Techstars is looking for an ambitious and flexible accounting professional to jump in and play an integral role in a high-performing team. This is a great opportunity for someone to join a fast-growing global organization, make an immediate impact, and if successful have advancement opportunities as we grow. The Fund Accountant will be responsible for various tasks and activities supporting Techstars' venture capital funds and 40+ accelerator programs around the world. This person must thrive under tight reporting deadlines, while continually considering ways to learn, automate and process improve. This position will report to the Assistant Fund Controller, but also work closely with and support multiple team members across both the fund and operations finance teams.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain general ledgers and sub-ledgers for the various fund and investment entities
  • Process portfolio company financings, M&A transactions, and related valuation events by recording adjustments and journal entries in internal systems
  • Own preparation of quarterly financial statements, footnote disclosures, investor allocations, schedules of investments & portfolio summary reports
  • Prepare portfolio statements for corporate partners
  • Prepare distribution allocations, investor notices and wires; and confirm wire instructions with investors as needed
  • Record capital calls and perform follow ups as needed
  • Prepare weekly reconciliation of investment data between investment database and accounting system, and investigate differences
  • Ensure data hygiene of transactions across all entities
  • Monitor and record cash activity; prepare monthly bank reconciliations
  • Assist with onboarding new investors and responding to investor inquiries, audit confirmations, and escalating items to managers as needed
  • Prepare investment roll forwards and carried interest calculations for various entities
  • Prepare year-end audit and tax packages and assist with year-end audit and tax requests

Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Active licensed CPA, or strong desire to pursue CPA licensure
  • Recent graduate or 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with a public accounting firm, or venture capital and/or private equity firm a plus
  • Sound working knowledge and understanding of US GAAP
  • Experience with or a strong desire to quickly come up to speed on investment company accounting principles (ASC 946) and fair value measurement standards (ASC 820)
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to read and interpret venture financing documents and recording relevant accounting and valuation transactions
  • Comfortable working with, organizing, and analyzing large data sets
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills required; experience with partnership accounting systems, Salesforce, G Suite applications a plus
  • Strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail and the ability to see and understand the bigger picture
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to multitask, problem-solve, and take complete ownership of work in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • Eager individual willing to roll up their sleeves and learn new concepts with support and guidance from team members
  • Strong work ethic and initiative with a very positive attitude
  • Good sense of humor, ability to adapt to change, no job too small attitude

Compensation range: $55,000 - $65,000 + 10%

US Benefits

About Techstars

The Techstars worldwide network helps entrepreneurs succeed. Founded in 2006, Techstars began with three simple ideas-entrepreneurs create a better future for everyone, collaboration drives innovation, and great ideas can come from anywhere. Now we are on a mission to enable every person on the planet to contribute to, and benefit from, the success of entrepreneurs. In addition to operating accelerator programs and venture capital funds, we do this by connecting startups, investors, corporations, and cities to help build thriving startup communities. Techstars has invested in more than 2,200 companies that today have a combined market cap valuation of $29 Billion. www.techstars.com

Techstars is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental handicaps or disabilities, marital status, Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity nor any other basis prohibited by law.





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