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Robert Half International Controller - Fast growing fintech in San Francisco, California


For more information or an expedited hiring process please send updated resume to Charlie O'Brien at

Our client is a quantitative global equity market neutral hedge fund that crowd sources market predictions from a network of machine learning experts. As a key member of the accounting team, you will be responsible for the management of both the hedge fund and management company operations, accounting, and financial reporting functions. In this position, you will also work closely with the CEO in managing company expenses and providing budgeting and forecasting.

Company Features:

· Opportunity to come and build out a new team in an exciting and growing space (crypto and AI/machine learning)

· Exciting work – this is not just an accounting role; lots of finance component to this role as the Lead accounting/finance hire

· They are a small team; opportunity to interface with the founders of the firm and the operating companies

· Full benefits: medical, dental, vision coverage

· 401K

· 4 weeks PTO

· Commuter benefits

The position:

· Hands-on leadership to the accounting, operations, and financial reporting functions

· Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual GAAP balance sheet, income statement, cash flow statement and statement of shareholders’ equity

· In-depth operational knowledge of the business to monitor, influence and impact the financial performance of the company

· Design and implement informative financial reports to meet the needs of the business by providing analysis on financial results

· Hands-on partner to CEO for business planning, financial forecasting, budgets and management reporting activities

· Prepare external investor reporting and coordinate with investors on subsequent information requests

· Act as primary contact to external auditors and lead an efficient audit process

Develop best practices processes and controls around financial reporting including maximizing online reporting capability


Key Requirements:

· 8+ years of accounting experience within the Asset Management space, plus experience working for big4 (ok with national cpa firms too)

· Plus: CPA/CFA, forecasting, financial projection

· Experience with hedge funds, fund administration, hedge fund compliance, fund accounting

· Strong technical knowledge of accounting particularly around topics inherent with venture-backed, fin-tech companies

· Knowledge of managing a Cap Table, option issuance/exercises

· Experience with Quickbooks, Xero, Carta or other accounting software

· Experience with crypto accounting is a plus

For more information or an expedited hiring process please send updated resume to Charlie O'Brien at

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Salary: DOE

Location: San Francisco, CA

Date Posted: October 9, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 00412-9502719688

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance