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Manager, Vista Credit Partners

Company

Vista Equity Partners

Function

Finance

Level

Location

Oakland, California
Austin, Texas
Remote

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Job Summary

The Manager will work closely with the broader finance team to support and oversee aspects of the day-to-day operations of Vista Equity Partner’s growing credit platform. Fund structures may include master-feeder structures, open-ended structures, or closed-end structures, primarily investing in debt instruments and other opportunistic investments. In order to be successful in Vista’s dynamic and fast paced environment, the right candidate is an individual with a deep understanding of fund accounting, investment operations, and financial systems. Given the growth stage of the credit product line, this is a unique opportunity to learn all facets of the credit business and grow with the firm. Additionally, the role will have exposure to other areas of a growing private equity firm through frequent interaction with investment professionals, the compliance and investor relation teams.

 

This role is based in Oakland, CA and is for an immediate start.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with the continued development of process and procedures surrounding all aspects of accounting, financial and operational reporting, and performance analysis of the credit funds to build and improve effectiveness, efficiency, and accuracy of the growing platform.
  • Assist in the review and build out of monitoring controls over accounting & operational deliverables; including the review of all monthly, quarterly and annual fund accounting packages, including annual GAAP financial statements and footnote disclosures across multiple fund structures as well as ad-hoc and recurring investment team requests.
  • Actively manage the relationships and processes with third party partners, including the fund auditors, fund & bank loan administrators, and custodian banks.
  • Assist in the calculation and tracking of all limited partner capital balance reporting, including preparation and review of management fees, performance fees, capital contributions and distributions and limited partner account statements.
  • Manage the quarterly expense process and review of partnership expenses in-line with the governing documents.
  • Liaise with bank and trade counterparties for deal execution of both primary and secondary deals, review fund flows and settlement documentation, assist with KYC/AML procedures, as well as confirming principal & interest payments, and requirements surrounding leverage facility reporting. Maintain understanding of funding sources to determine liquidity needs for pipeline and deal flow needs.
  • Assist with new fund & product launches, including understanding fund structure and jurisdictions, coordination with various internal/external parties, review of draft legal documentation for reporting requirements/fee structures/etc.
  • Responsible for the initial setup & ongoing monitoring and review of the portfolio of investment’s asset attributes.  Work with investment team and counterparties to confirm asset transactions & updates to portfolio data.
  • Conduct asset pricing verification processes across the investment portfolios and liaise with the outsourced valuation service provider.  Verify pricing feeds to books & records and reconcile discrepancies as needed.
  • Liaise with the investor relations team to complete requests for existing and prospective investors, including ad-hoc reporting in coherence with side letter requirements, detailed performance calculations, and operational due diligence walkthroughs.
  • Assist in the review and completion of various regulatory deliverables including Form PF and Form ADV.

Qualifications

  • BS/BA degree in business or related field.  
  • Big 4 experience is a plus
  • 5+ years of relevant professional experience including public accounting, fund accounting, and investment operations experience in the fixed income or alternative asset management space, including closed-end and/or open-ended structures.
  • Strong finance, accounting, and investment operations skills, including system/technology skills and proficient to excellent in– Microsoft© Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) experience.
  • Experience in Trade systems a plus, such as BMS Everest
  • Experience in working with Fund Administrators, Bank Loan Administrators, Valuation service providers, and CLO service providers is preferred.
  • Detail oriented, and a self-starter able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong teamwork skills and able to coordinate across multiple business functions
  • As a condition of employment, we require all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to starting work. For purposes of this policy, “fully vaccinated” means two weeks after either (a) the single dose of a one-dose vaccine regimen, or (b) the second dose of a two-dose vaccine regimen. We will require that you provide proof of full vaccination prior to beginning your employment.  We are an equal opportunity employer, and will consider a request for exemption from this policy for medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs where reasonable accommodations are possible without imposing undue hardship, to the extent required by law.
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