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Fund Accountant

Montreal

ABOUT US 

Real Ventures is an early-stage venture firm focused on serving daring entrepreneurs with the ambition to create successful, global companies. Since 2007, Real Ventures has dedicated itself to building the Canadian startup ecosystem on the belief that people, not money, build game-changing companies. Real Ventures provides stage-specific guidance, mentorship, and access to networks and resources to fast-track founders’ personal and company growth. Real Ventures manages $330 million across five funds and its active portfolio of 100+ companies is currently valued at $10 billion. www.realventures.com

Real Ventures is an equal opportunity employer. We work continuously on creating a culture and an organization that truly values diversity. We believe cultural fit doesn’t mean being culturally identical, and that diversity of thought enables us to challenge one another to think bigger and broader. 

ROLE OVERVIEW

Reporting directly to the VP of Finance, the Fund Accountant will be a key participant in the efficient and timely recording and maintenance of all transactions with portfolio companies, investors, suppliers and other stakeholders of the business.

This individual is a go-getter with great initiative and sound judgement who recognizes the value-add of being careful with details and processes while also being able to improve and find efficiencies. 

The Fund Accountant occupies a highly supportive role within the company and is a key element for the coordination and execution of the various administrative and accounting tasks of the business.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES 

Accounting:

  • Participation in the production of quarterly and annual financial statements;
  • Responsibilities in the annual audit;
  • Support for the quarterly investment portfolio valuation;
  • Involved in the operations of the management company and related entities;
  • Support for managing the relationship with external bookkeepers;
  • Reconciliation of the bank account and transactions;
  • Accounts payable and receivable processing;
  • Management of Governmental correspondence.

Investor Relations:

  • Responsible for reporting and data analysis for investors;
  • Data management.

Administrative:

  • Tracking and filing of investment-related documents;
  • Tracking and filing of legal and general corporate-related documents.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting & accounting designation, an asset;
  • 2-4 years experience;
  • Knowledge of web-based accounting software. Knowledge of Xero an asset;
  • Microsoft Office capabilities, including advanced excel skills, are essential;
  • Must be able to multi-task;
  • Must be organized and detail-oriented;
  • Proactive;
  • Is comfortable in a small company environment;
  • Comfortable working remotely (at least initially) due to COVID-19.
  • Bilingual (French and English).

WHAT WE OFFER 

  • Leadership and personal growth and development coaching
  • A high-growth, fast-paced learning environment across many industries
  • Competitive compensation
  • Three weeks vacation, plus an additional week during the winter holiday season (we’re closed between Dec 25th and Jan 1st)
  • Work from anywhere flexibility during COVID lockdowns and a mix of in office and work-from-home post pandemic in line with health authorities guidelines.
  • Benefits package that includes health and vision care and flexible healthcare resources through a Dialogue (telemedicine) account

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your CV and cover letter to admin@realventures.com to the attention of Stephen Osmond and Richard Fefergrad.