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
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
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.
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