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VP Finance & Accounting

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Description

Talk about a job for an analytical data junkie with an accounting background.  The core of the position is to drive a data-driven approach to financial operations, partnering with executive leadership to translate data into actionable insights that fuel smart investments and portfolio growth for this Austin PE/Investment firm.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all accounting functions for the firm, including private equity funds, service-oriented portfolio companies, and internal/management operations.
  • Partner with the C-suite team and data science team to develop financial models and analytics to support investment decisions and portfolio company growth.
  • Lead the implementation of new accounting systems and technologies to streamline processes and improve efficiency.
  • Build and mentor a high-performing accounting team, ensuring adherence to GAAP and internal accounting policies.
  • Prepare and manage the firm's financial statements, reports, and tax filings.
What You'll Bring:
  • Fund Accounting Expertise: Solid foundation in fund accounting principles, ideally with a public accounting foundation background.
  • Data Analytics Passion: Genuine enthusiasm about leveraging data for financial decision-making and driving performance.
  • Tech-Forward Mindset: Experience streamlining processes with automation and a keen eye for evaluating and implementing emerging accounting technologies.
  • Leadership & Mentorship: Proven ability to develop and lead high-performing accounting teams.
  • Relevant Education & Credentials: Advanced degree strongly preferred. CPA or CFA is a significant advantage.
What’s in it for You:
  • Direct Impact: Your work won't just be about numbers – it directly shapes investment strategies and the growth of our portfolio companies.
  • Mentorship & Development: Our partners are invested in your growth, providing mentorship and the opportunity to learn alongside top-tier talent.
  • Innovative Environment: We embrace data-driven decision-making and a culture of continuous learning. Be at the forefront of building a cutting-edge finance function.
  • Unique Mission: Contribute to a firm focused on reimagining essential services and creating value across real estate and private credit investments.