Chief Financial Officer.

  • Seeking background in fund accounting and passion for continuous learning
  • Growth-orientated role due to added complexity of internal operations
  • Based in Iowa or Nebraska

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for all fund financial matters and processes, including cash flow planning, budgeting, capital calls and distributions
  • Accounting oversight for internal processes including variance analysis, trial balance, P&L analysis, forecast, financial models, and financing covenant compliance
  • Creation of the funds’ portfolio valuations, financial statements and other fund related reports and analysis
  • Serve as a corporate resource to portfolio company’s financial professionals for questions, guidance, and professional network referrals
  • Owner of internal controls, including development of and adherence to the financial and cash management policies and procedures.
  • Liaison to fund accounting, audit, tax and finance firms
  • Assistance with investor relations and fund administration, including addressing limited partner inquiries, capital calls, distributions, management fee calculations and fund waterfall allocations
  • Oversee payroll and employee benefit processing. Relationship manager to health plan and benefits administrators
  • Review processes and recommend ways to create further efficiencies
  • Assistance with the management of governmental relationships and regulatory requirements, including the firm’s relationship with the USDA
  • Support fund compliance areas to manage and mitigate risk, establish proper controls, support business initiatives, and protect the fund from legal and regulatory risk
  • Ensure the timely and accurate delivery of quarterly investor reports
  • Provide support for fund raising activities
  • Remain informed of regulatory changes
  • Other tasks as assigned

Experience Required:

  • 10+ years of work experience or equivalent, preferably working in a similar role with an investment firm or financial institution.
  • SBIC and/or RBIC regulatory experience required.
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in accounting or related field required.
  • CPA preferred.
  • Experience in private equity or venture capital required.
  • Experience in month‐end close, regular reporting requirements and financial modeling
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to perform company valuations, prepare investment reports, and compile data.
  • Experience developing processes for accurate cash forecasting, investor distributions, budgeting, debt and equity reporting, tax filings/K-1 preparation, etc.
  • Experience with QuickBooks and Microsoft Office 365, and other professional and financial software applications.
  • Ability to engage with all levels within the organization in addition to external stakeholders, such as equity investors, professional services, and vendors, to identify their needs and provide solutions.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills with experience consolidating financials and developing board packs for key internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to multi-task, work on multiple projects simultaneously, track responsibilities, and meet deadlines
  • Detail-oriented, responsible, and conscientious
  • Strong team player
  • An inquiring mind and an interest in continuous learning
  • Ability to enjoy and contribute to a collegial, small-firm culture