Vice President - Venture Capital Operational Due Diligence (Mid-Atlantic States)

Vice President - Venture Operational Due Diligence (mid-Atlantic States) - remote then working in the office after COVID; $500b AUM global firm; creating and building a venture capital specialization within OpDD; 5+ yrs of VC/PE OpDD exp required; work with the best; top market compensation + stock, which has doubled in the last year.

VENTURE CAPITAL/PRIVATE EQUITY/PRIVATE MARKET OPDD REQUIRED. Hedge Fund/Asset Management OpDD experience does not qualify for this.

The Client

Our client is a global private markets specialist overseeing ~$500b of private market allocations, including approximately ~100b AUM. The client creates bespoke portfolios for sophisticated clients using the private markets including secondaries, real estate, credit and co-investments. The client provides private market asset supervision and consulting. The client has 20 offices globally.

Position Overview

The positions will assess the operational risk of private equity, private debt, real estate, and infrastructure. The ideal candidates will communicate effectively, meet deadlines, willing to travel , be self-sufficient and be a critical thinker.

The positions provide the OpDD solution on new, prospective & invested managers/funds through on-site meetings with C-level managers to assess controls, regulatory compliance, valuation, legal contracts, financial statements, assess service provider, prepare OpDD & risk reports, perform ad hoc projects and stay up-to-date on the market, industry trends and regulatory developments.

  • Analyze and synthesize such documents in order to identify risks and propose mitigating solutions to such risks

  • Conduct interviews via on-site visits or phone calls with COOs, CFOs, CCOs and other operations personnel, including IT personnel, to discuss potential risks in IT infrastructure, operational controls, compliance and valuation processes

  • Prepare detailed operational due diligence and risk assessment reports

  • Review third-party service provider relationships and agreement terms as well as perform desktop reviews in addition to on-site reviews of service providers

  • Assist with developing, executing and monitoring projects on the GPs and LPs in the client's portfolios

  • Keep abreast of market developments, industry trends and regulatory matters

  • Assist and perform ad hoc projects and reviews related to the operational due diligence function

Educations and/or Work Experience Requirements

  • 10+ years of experience performing audit, running the accounting & financial operations for the GP/LP or as a controller/ CFO in the private markets

  • University bachelor’s degree is required; CPA, CFA, CAIA preferred

  • 5+ yrs of VC/PE OpDD exp required

  • Excellent report writing and communication skills

  • Strong interviewing and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

  • Commitment and attention to detail

Other Desired Skills/Attributes

  • Flexibility—The client is a dynamic and entrepreneurial organization; all professionals are expected to perform multiple functions

  • Promote and demonstrate a positive, team‐oriented attitude

  • Dynamic, smart, hard-working and a self-starter