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Fund Accountant

We are looking for a Fund Accountant who is highly motivated and self-directed in tracking and achieving fund performance. The role is primarily accounting and there will be a busy season, so we’re looking for someone who isn’t afraid of rolling up their sleeves and getting things done.

You’ll gain experience in a range of financial functions that would be hard to find elsewhere and you’ll be able to apply your skills in an endless number of ways. If you find comfort working in a dynamic and hands-on role, we would love to meet you!

A little bit about us:

 

SparkLabs Taipei is part of the SparkLabs accelerator network — a global accelerator network founded by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. Established in 2018, SparkLabs Taipei offers a strategically designed accelerator program to help founders grow and scale their startups into world-class businesses. Since our inception, we’ve already accelerated 50 startups. ​
 

Learn more about SparkLabs Taipei: www.sparklabstaipei.com

A short brief on your role:

 

Our Fund Accountant will play an important role working with the Managing Partner on fund accounting, valuations, reconciliations, financial reporting, audit and tax support, along with various other tasks. 

 

Our ideal candidate should have exceptional attention to detail, possess a strong work ethic, and have the ability to take complete ownership of work in a fast-paced, high-volume environment. 

Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of general ledger and accounting records for the funds and related entities, including preparation of journal entries based upon investment and fund documentation.

  • Prepare financial statements, including monthly reconciliations, footnote disclosures, schedules of investment & portfolio summary reports.

  • Building financial forecasting models for the annual budget and portfolio monitoring of the funds.

  • Prepare annual audit and tax filings.

  • Assist with the onboarding of new investors and responding to investor inquiries.

  • Ad-hoc reporting, finance, and operational data projects
     

Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance. Active licensed CPA, or strong desire to pursue CPA licensure.

  • 3-5 years experience with a public accounting firm, venture capital, and/or private equity firm. 

  • Good technical accounting knowledge of applicable GAAP for fund domiciles.

  • Well understanding of investment related multiples and excellent accounting knowledge.Experience of VC or PE would be ideal.

  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to read and interpret venture financing documents and record relevant accounting and valuation transactions.

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills required and G Suite applications.

  • Strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail and the ability to see and understand the bigger picture.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills in Chinese and English. 

  • Ability to multitask, problem-solve, and take complete ownership of work in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.

 

Who will you be working with?

  • Managing Partner (Mainly)

  • Program Director

 

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To indicate your interest in this job opening, please 

  1. send your CV to team@sparklabstaipei.com 

  2. with the email subject line: [Apply] SparkLabs Taipei Team - (Role you want to apply) -(Your Name).

 

Kindly note that although we would like to get back to all applicants, only candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding!

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