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Financial Analyst

Menlo Ventures
Menlo Ventures
Job Functions:
Accounting & Finance
Employment Types:
Full-time
Locations:
Remote; Menlo Park, CA, USA; San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on:
05/24/2022

Menlo Ventures, based in the Bay Area, provides venture capital investment in technology companies, from seed through growth stage, in consumer, enterprise, and biotech sectors. Since 1976, the firm’s market-driven research analysis has led to the identification of and successful exits in innovative technology markets. Menlo Ventures has $6 billion in assets under management and is currently investing from its most recent venture fund, Menlo Ventures XV, a $500 million fund. Menlo’s 45-year proven track record includes more than 75 public company exits and more than 160 M&A exits, including notable companies: Dropcam, Rover, Poshmark, Uber, Warby Parker, Roku, Gilead and Siri.

Menlo is looking to grow its Finance team with a newly created role to work closely with portfolio companies to regularly gather, analyze, and report on relevant financials and metrics, to gauge and track success and health of each. Working directly with the Assistant Controller, you will have a unique opportunity to gain visibility into the data and decisions that drive high growth companies, as well as helping to maintain management company accounting records.

Responsibilities will include:

■ Develop relationships with portfolio companies to gather pertinent financial data

■ Distill and communicate valuable data insights to internal stakeholders

■ Assist with accounts payable and expense reporting functions

■ Create portfolio wide benchmarks for use both internally and externally to support current and future investments

■ Integrate portfolio information into quarterly investor reports

■ Work closely with Menlo’s finance team and investors on ad-hoc projects

What we’re looking for

■ High-achieving, self-starter with extensive financial modeling skills and high proficiency in Excel

■ Strong skills in database implementation and management

■ Knowledge of business growth strategies and the risk/return characteristics of VC and/or PE backed companies

■ Demonstrated ability to distill data insights in a concise and effective manner

■ Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills

■ Strong interpersonal skills with ability to build effective working relationships

■ Uncompromised commitment to confidentiality and sensitivity to privacy

■ Ideal candidate has 3-4 years of experience in Finance/Accounting including experience working internally with a fast growth tech company

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