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Finance and HR (Remote)

VC Lab

VC Lab

Accounting & Finance, People & HR
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024
VC Lab (https://govclab.com) is transforming venture capital into a force for good in the world. We are working to launch 1,000 next-generation venture capital firms by 2025, changing the face of venture capital. We run the leading venture capital accelerator worldwide and operate the Decile Hub fund platform, reducing the barriers of entry for next generation investors to launch and grow meaningful early-stage investment firms.
We are hiring a Finance and Human Roles role to manage and optimize the finance function. You will be responsible for day to day operational finance, working collaboratively with venture capital fund accounting and finance, and laying the foundation for scaling of the business. The ideal candidate will have experience within a high growth fintech startup and interest or experience in the venture capital industry.
VC Lab provides a fast-paced startup environment, where everyone has the opportunity to help with everything. You will have an opportunity to experience every facet of venture capital and build the future of venture investing. This is a unique opportunity to ramp up your experience in the field of venture capital.
Remote candidates will be considered. Applicants for this role need to be based in the U.S., preferably in the Bay Area.

The Head of Finance and Operations responsibilities will include:

  • Manage financial operations of a fast growing startup
  • Forecasting and budgeting
  • Oversee accounts payable, accounts receivable, collections and payroll
  • Assist with hiring, benefits and human resources
  • Working closely with fund accounting and finance team
  • Provide financial reports to the leadership team and Board
  • Manage State and Federal compliance and reporting
  • Implement accounting and other finance software systems
  • Manage the Cap Table

What You Have:

  • 5+ years finance experience including accounting, FP&A and systems
  • Experience in a rapidly scaling fintech environment
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Track record of success working with cross functional teams
  • Background in financial modeling and projections
  • Pro user of Excel and Google Sheets and experience with modern finance stack
  • Understanding of the nuances of accounting with startup investing
  • Proactive attitude to tackle any opportunity or challenge
  • Skills to create and leverage logical solutions to complex problems
  • Detail-oriented and analytical nature
  • Able to prioritize and balance multiple tasks; strong organizational and time management skills are required
  • Nice to have: interest and experience in venture capital industry

What We Offer:

  • Tangible impact on the future of humanity
  • Opportunity for career growth and role expansion
  • Competitive compensation package commensurate with experience.
  • Vibrant and flexible work environment, among like-minded people with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Working schedule for adults: flexible times, remote work, unlimited PTO
How to Apply:
If you don't tick every box above, we'd still encourage you to apply. We're building a diverse team whose skills balance and complement one another.
Please describe why you are uniquely qualified for this position as a Head of Finance and Operations in the competitive field of Venture Capital to apply, as well as submitting your resume.
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience.