Voyager Ventures (1-10 Employees, 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $0 Venture Funding

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About Voyager

Built on 28 years of climate technology experience, Voyager Ventures invests in exceptional technology companies creating the foundations of a new, decarbonized economy. We are a team of experienced investors, founders, company-builders and policy-makers who know how to invest and build for scale. Since 2015, Voyager’s founders have invested in more than 25 early-stage climate technology companies in North America and Europe. We bring our expertise, experience and networks to accelerate the success of ambitious early-stage founding teams in North America and Europe, investing in deep tech, biotech and software companies driving decarbonization worldwide.

Launched on Earth Day 2021, Voyager is currently investing out of two funds and is based in San Francisco and New York.

About the Role

We are a small team accustomed to getting things done. To move even more quickly, we seek a Director of Operations and Finance to lead all aspects of Voyager’s back office operations.

Director of Operations and Finance

Location: Flexible / Remote. Preference for SF Bay Area or NYC.

Principle Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of Voyager’s back office, including operations and finance

Operations

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for Voyager’s service partners (fund administrator, accountant, tax advisor, law firm) regarding fund operations and administration
  • Manage Voyager’s relationship with technology and service vendors, including contracts, billing and daily operations
  • Manage payroll input and approval in collaboration with Voyager’s fund administrator
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal payroll, workers comp, and other regulations
  • Oversee employee benefit plans, with particular emphasis on maximizing a cost-effective benefits package
  • Review and manage internal processes and systems to improve efficiency where possible
  • Manage internal databases and record-keeping
  • Support Voyager’s fundraising and investor relations with Limited Partners
  • Manage document review and operational tasks in collaboration with Voyager’s law firm
  • Assist with the preparation of communications to Limited Partners and general publications
  • On an ad-hoc basis, support the investing team’s operational work on behalf of portfolio companies

Finance

  • Contribute to Voyager’s future direction by guiding the firm’s financial and tax strategies, budgeting and forecasting, and fund administration in collaboration with Voyager’s fund administrator
  • Manage relationship with Voyager’s banking partner and capital call line of credit provider
  • Manage wire processing and cash controls
  • Oversee financial details of the investment process end-to-end
  • Oversee the financial operations of active funds and SPVs
  • Manage fund administration relationship (currently with Carta), which includes reviewing and overseeing capital calls, distributions, management fee calculations, and waterfall calculations
  • Oversee the company’s invoice payment and financial reconciliation process
  • Support Managing Partners’ communications with Limited Partners regarding capital calls, quarterly reporting and inbound communications
  • Manage Voyager’s tax and audit relationships
  • Manage tax planning and filing of the active funds and GPs
  • Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts, including fund lines of credit
  • Own the portfolio construction model
  • In collaboration with the fund administrator, manage preparation of the funds’ periodic Net Asset Value calculation and year-end financial statements, management of the audit, and reviewing other fund related reports
  • Review and approve all financial reporting and filings
  • Understand and mitigate key elements of the company’s risk profile
  • Maintain appropriate insurance coverage

Requirements

  • Track record of growing businesses as CFO, COO, Corporate Controller, Director of Business Operations and / or VP of Finance, or other role with similar responsibilities
  • Experience in private equity, venture capital or fund administration
  • Preferred at least five years of progressive career development in corporate accounting or operations
  • Natural curiosity
  • Flexibility, good humor and creativity in anticipating and responding to team and partner needs
  • Excellent spoken and written communication and experience partnering with an executive team
  • Experience with regular reporting requirements and financial modeling
  • Advanced Excel proficiency, including building and maintaining financial models
  • Master’s degree in business administration or accounting, degree in law, or equivalent business experience

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