Robert Half Finance & Accounting Venture Capital Startup - Controller Assistant in menlo park, California

A leading global venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator, who manages nearly $300M in assets and has invested in over 1300 technology start-ups, is seeking to grow their team again by adding an forward thinking Assistant Controller! For immediate consideration, please email your resume to Position: This is an exciting role and great opportunity for an ambitious accounting leader to provide technical and operational guidance for a rapidly growing, global venture capital firm. This role reports to the CFO and will provide much needed technical accounting and operational support to the growing accounting team. As the world's most active seed investor, they work at an incredible pace so you will need strong time management skills, excellent attention to detail, the ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment, and above all, flexibility. Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversight of the quarterly reporting for multiple funds to ensure that they are prepared accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Management and close supervision of the daily fund transactions performed by your staff.

  • Primary liaison for our annual audits

  • Project manage the ongoing implementation/migration of their ERP system to AltaReturn.

  • Design and enforce scalable processes to ensure clear communication and coordination between the accounting and legal teams

  • Coordinating with the Director of Finance on monitoring fund budgets and cash forecasts. For immediate consideration and more information, please email your resume to

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Req ID: 00412-9500208240

Functional Role: Controller - Assistant

Country: USA

State: CA

City: menlo park

Postal Code: 94025

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: Personal Competencies

  • Highly organized, reliable and with a strong sense of ownership and accountability. This person will be need to be comfortable working with a global team and in a rapidly growing environment.

  • Ability to coordinate and manage complex cross-functional projects given multiple competing priorities or perspectives.

  • Ability to exercise considerable judgment in building relationships across all organization levels and functions. Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work independently and manage ambiguity, risk, and changing direction of projects and strategies. Keys

  • 5+ years of Venture Capital Fund Accounting experience and advanced understanding of Fund Accounting, preferably starting career in public accounting

  • CPA license (active or inactive)

  • High level of comfort utilizing ERP solutions (ideally AltaReturn or eFront) For immediate consideration, please email your resume to