Senior Accountant

Owings Mills, Maryland, United States | Full-time | Partially remote

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Greenspring Associates founded in 2000, invests in established and emerging venture capital fund managers, in expansion stage venture-backed companies and in secondary investments in venture capital funds and companies.  We believe in winning together.  Our team has a proven ability to dynamically allocate capital across multiple venture capital investment strategies.

We are currently offering a Senior Accountant (operations focused) position in our Finance department.  This position will report directly to Controller & Assistant Controller to ensure accounting related investor communications are delivered to our 3,000+ investors (LPs) accurately and efficiently. This is a unique role with opportunity to learn the back office side of the accounting function, prior to financial accounting.

We are currently working in an all remote environment and will have a flexible work from home policy when the office reopens. 

Areas of focus and expectations within the operations side are highlighted below.

  • Capital Calls
    • Assist in the preparation of capital call notices and draft email notifications for Controller and Assistant Controller review
    • Prepare calculations of late admit interest allocations for Controller and Assistant Controller review
  • Distributions
    • Assist in the preparation of distribution allocation calculations and wire files for Controller and Assistant Controller review
    • Work with Controller and Tax Director to determine any withholding required
  • Quarterly Reports and Schedule K-1s
    • Assist in the posting of Capital Account Statements, Reports and Schedule K-1s to LP Portal
  • Fund Expense Splits
    • Prepare allocation files to split legal and operational expense bills across the applicable fund base for Controller and Assistant Controller review
  • LP Transfers of Interest Process
    • Assist to facilitate the LP transfer process including coordination between the LP and our internal and external legal counsels
  • LP Ad Hoc Requests
    • Prepare calculations for LP requests for fee exposure for Controller and Assistant Controller review, as they are received
    • Prepare year-to-date or inception-to-date records for LP requests for Controller and Assistant Controller review, as they are received
  • LP Meeting Internal Requests
  • LP Audit Confirmations
    • Assist in the completion of LP audit confirmations using specified response language, creating capital account statements for specific year-end audits where applicable
  • Other duties as assigned

Key Skills:

  • Must be excellent communicator, both internally and external facing
  • Willingness to learn new systems
  • Must be excellent multitasker and time manager as we typically issue groups of investor communications each week
  • Value added team player with a positive attitude
  • Impeccable attention to detail and organization
  • Strong basis of financial accounting required

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience, preferably in Big Four public accounting
  • High level of demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel, and financial modeling

Benefits:

Greenspring Associates salaries and benefits are among the best in the business. They include:

  • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental & Vision, FSA, STD/LTD, Life Insurance)
  • 401K with 100 % company match after vesting period
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • 20 Personal/Sick Days
  • Flexible remote working environment
  • Free Parking
  • Gym membership, internet and cell phone reimbursement

Greenspring Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.