Chief Financial Officer/Chief Compliance Officer

Nashville, TN

Job Reference #1806

Our client, a successful, unique, and diverse investment manager, is seeking an entrepreneurial leader to join their team as the head of the accounting, finance, and compliance teams as CFO/CCO.  This new hire will sit at the helm of a four-person accounting and finance team with oversight of back office matters.

Key Points

  • Opportunity to join a $1B+ (and growing) manager as the #1 accounting professional 
  • Ability to shape the firm’s back office operations and join a robust team of exceptional individuals
  • Excellent quality of life coupled with the ability to participate in the firm’s upside
  • Organization has hedge and private equity investments diversifying the portfolio, risks, and upside potential 

Responsibilities

  • Manage the firm’s budget and financial matters including tax filings and audits
  • Prepare financial statements and work with outside providers to oversee ongoing accounting matters 
  • Supervise operations and accounting team in addition to overseeing the outside compliance consultant 
  • Develop and manage the firm’s compliance program, policies and procedures; ensure implementation of policies and procedures 
  • Oversee all regulatory examinations, reporting and field any inquiries and monitor all regulatory filings 
  • Assist in fund formation process with outside counsel 

Qualifications

  • 7-10 years of relevant accounting experience ideally within the private equity space (venture capital, investment management, or hedge fund experience welcome) 
  • Solid academic record with an Accounting or Finance degree; MBA or JD preferred
  • CPA required
  • Extensive knowledge of US GAAP and industry trends  
  • Strong leadership skills as this individual will be overseeing a small team