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VP, Portfolio Operations - Sightway Capital

New York City, NY, USA | Two Sigma Investments

  • Industry:
    Financial Services
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Accounting / Control
    Financial Services Professional
    Consulting - Strategy
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
    12-15 years
Job Description:
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This individual will work on equity value creation opportunities by teaming with the Sightway investment team, Finance team and the Management teams we partner with at our portfolio companies.This role will involve solving for present day impediments to a company’s growth plans, as well as seeking solutions to problems that may not yet be fully recognized.It is a hands-on roll, across a wide spectrum of activities and is responsible for assisting our portfolio companies from formation/acquisition to exit. Consequently, this role will have a broad range of responsibilities such as assisting in financial and operational diligence efforts, standing up portfolio company operations, portfolio monitoring and ad hoc projects. 

Responsibilities Include:

Work with the Sightway Investment and Management teams to support investment related projects (e.g. investment diligence, monitoring enhancements, on-going value creation opportunities)

Identify and execute value creation opportunities, via hands-on support in portfolio company operations

Build relationships with Management teams and outside vendors, in order to share best practices, tools and relationships across the portfolio  

Ability to step into interim finance and operational roles at portfolio companies in order to facilitate company stand-ups and key transformations

Consult with investment and management teams to assist in reporting, budgeting, planning and forecasting processes and best practices

Identify areas of deficiency and enhance processes, infrastructure and capabilities of the business

Provide ad hoc analytical support and maintain data and reporting associated with assisting our portfolio companies

Requirements Include:

Bachelor’s degree or greater; professional accreditations, e.g. CPA, CFA, etc. viewed favorably

10-15 years of experience working in accounting and finance roles with a focus on private equity. Preferably a combination of PE consulting and industry operational roles.

Conceptual understanding of business processes and infrastructure necessary for a business to scale

Familiarity with the private equity investment life-cycle

Excellent analytical, project management and problem solving skills

Self-driven individual with excellent communication skills and a collaborative working style

Positive attitude and desire to lead projects to completion

Proficient in Microsoft Office

Ability to travel on a regular basis

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