Careers

Vistara Capital Partners is a small team of dedicated professionals who are passionate about enabling growth of the technology ecosystem and at Vistara’s portfolio companies. Interested in joining the team? Please apply to any of the positions below or otherwise contact us

We are looking to fill the key role of Manager, Finance & Operations in our Vancouver office. The role is multi-faceted and includes leading Vistara’s internal finance and operations function while also participating as a core member of Vistara’s investment team. This unique role is intended for a CPA / CA grounded in reporting, systems and financial analysis, but seeking additional exposure to investment transactions and private fund management.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Internal Finance & Operating Function Requirements
    • Coordinating and reviewing (not directly preparing) quarterly and annual financial statements and investor reporting materials with Vistara’s outsourced accounting / administration group and auditors for each of Vistara’s Funds under management
    • Overseeing treasury responsibilities, including cash management, coordination of investor distributions, foreign exchange management, draws/repayments on credit facilities,
    • Optimizing and maintaining compliance with Vistara’s banking and lending partners, and managing other compliance and reporting requirements as applicable
    • Managing technology licenses and acting as internal project manager for CRM, internal communication, portfolio tracking, and other technology tools; customizing and providing reports from these systems as required
  • Investor Relations
    • Maintaining up to date information regarding current and potential investors and general assistance with fundraising initiatives
    • Liaising with investors and their tax, accounting, and investment professionals as required
    • Assisting in the creation and execution of investor related communications and meetings
  • Portfolio Company Monitoring & Strategic Initiatives
    • Assisting with monthly and other periodic monitoring of investee companies, and liaising with portfolio company reporting staff and management as required
    • Creating and updating investment valuations and fund return models & projections
  • Investment Evaluation & Execution
    • Assisting with financial analysis on prospective investments, including stress-testing financial models and with general due diligence efforts
    • Assisting team in developing investment theses, funding proposals and drafting investment memos
  • Additional Value Enhancement
    • Assisting the team in identifying prospective investment opportunities

QUALIFICATIONS / CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Accounting designation (CPA / CA)
  • 4+ years of overall work experience, including:
    • A controller or other finance, treasury or operational role at an operating company (ideally a technology company) or investment manager; or
    • A professional services role (corporate finance, transaction services, consulting, other)
  • Other financial (e.g. CBV, CFA) or systems designations an asset but not a requirement
  • Strong analytical skills – can translate voluminous and imperfect data into valuable and actionable information
  • Operational mindset, someone who seeks opportunities to optimize processes and productivity, especially through technology
  • High level of proficiency in MS Office (particularly Excel) required; experience with other technology systems and their implementation and customization including CRM, marketing automation, collaboration and communication programs an asset but not a requirement
  • Familiarity with aspects of the technology industry, venture / growth capital is an asset but not a requirement
  • Highly organized, able to prioritize
  • Confident and driven with ability to work as a core member of a small entrepreneurial team without significant levels of administrative or other support
  • Proactively solicits opinions and ideas. Curious and enthusiastic to learn and grow.

If you feel you meet the above criteria and are eager to pursue this unique ground floor opportunity with a leading technology investment fund, please send us a CV and short introduction (in confidence) to careers@vistaracapital.com by August 17, 2018. We appreciate all submissions and will reach out to candidates with whom we intend to further discuss the opportunity.