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Senior Accountant - VC

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August 26, 2023
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Job Description

OpenView is a leading venture capital firm with a focus on expansion stage software companies. While you may not know us, we bet you know our portfolio: Calendly, Expensify, and Datadog just to name a few. Our mission to improve people’s working lives permeates everything we do – from our investment strategy and how we work with our portfolio to firm operations and how we support our employees. At OpenView, you will be surrounded by intelligent, innovative, creative people who strive to make a difference.

Role and Responsibilities

OpenView is seeking a Senior Accountant who will work on both fund and management company accounting. We are looking for a self‐starter who is team‐oriented and especially detail‐oriented. This individual will have the opportunity to learn different functions across the team.

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Maintain both fund and management company general ledgers, ensuring accuracy of journal entries and monthly reconciliations
  • Prepare quarterly fund financial statements and partner capital statements
  • Help with tax returns and filings, for both funds and management company
  • Perform AR and review AP, ensuring active projects are covered by valid contracts and communicating with customers/vendors to address payment status
  • Prepare budget‐to‐actual variance analysis and operational financial reporting
  • Review expense submissions, ensuring firm policies, including Delegation of Authority, are appropriately followed prior to any payments

The ideal candidate:

We are looking for someone who wants to be part of a team and is excited to dig in and help – wherever needed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 1-4 years of accounting or auditing experience
  • CPA preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Consistent and precise attention to detail with strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills and team‐player attitude
  • Able to adapt and thrive in a dynamic organization that values continuous rapid improvement
  • Comfortable with autonomy, and able to adapt and thrive in a dynamic organization that values continuous rapid improvement
  • Minimum GPA 3.5 on a 4.0 scale

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