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Information Technology Help Desk Support (Waco)

Waco, TX

Vida Capital is seeking a detail-oriented, thorough, and organized IT Support Specialist to join our growing team. In this position, you will play a key role in providing direct and remote support for all areas of IT. You will work closely with the IT Director to update systems as needed, troubleshoot problems, configure, and implement new technologies, and provide remote support for IT issues within our organization. This position is located in Waco, Texas and may have occasional travel to Austin, Texas.

Job Description

  • Provide technical and customer support services for end users including installation, configuration, troubleshooting and hardware configuration.
  • Assist in determining company needs and creating or sourcing IT solutions to meet them
  • Training staff across different departments to use new or upgraded IT solutions.
  • Identifying and troubleshooting problems with business software, hardware, and networking systems.
  • Work directly with the company’s servers and networks, performing setup, enhancement, and maintenance tasks.
  • Actively participate in IT inventory asset management.
  • Assist in evaluating our IT systems to ensure they meet the necessary compliance demands.
  • Set up new work desktop environments for new and/or existing users.
  • Identify and recommend hardware and software needed to satisfy company requirements.
  • Assist with user account creation, modification and termination across multiple applications such as Active Directory and Exchange

Experience

  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree preferred, however, equivalent years of experience worked with emphasis in IT, network administration, systems administration or related field may substitute
  • Minimum 1 year of prior desktop support experience
  • Thorough knowledge of Windows Operating Systems
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory for on-premises domains.
  • General knowledge and understanding of PC’s, networks, servers, routers, switches, storage devices and wireless access points (Technical Background highly necessary)

Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities:

  • Comfortable in a diverse and fast-paced professional environment with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve multiple issues.
  • Ability to diagnose and resolve basic technical issues.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, in both verbal and written forms, with all levels of company personnel.
  • Team player with strong business and reporting ethics.
  • Good attitude and a desire to help others.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Information Technology Help Desk Support (NY)

New York, NY

Vida Capital is seeking a detail-oriented, thorough, and organized IT Support Specialist to join our growing team. In this position, you will play a key role in providing direct and remote support for all areas of IT. You will work closely with the IT Director to update systems as needed, troubleshoot problems, configure, and implement new technologies, and provide remote support for IT issues within our organization. This position is located in NYC.

Job Description

  • Provide technical and customer support services for end users including installation, configuration, troubleshooting and hardware configuration.
  • Assist in determining company needs and creating or sourcing IT solutions to meet them
  • Training staff across different departments to use new or upgraded IT solutions.
  • Identifying and troubleshooting problems with business software, hardware, and networking systems.
  • Work directly with the company’s servers and networks, performing setup, enhancement, and maintenance tasks.
  • Actively participate in IT inventory asset management.
  • Assist in evaluating our IT systems to ensure they meet the necessary compliance demands.
  • Set up new work desktop environments for new and/or existing users.
  • Identify and recommend hardware and software needed to satisfy company requirements.
  • Assist with user account creation, modification and termination across multiple applications such as Active Directory and Exchange

Experience

  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree preferred, however, equivalent years of experience worked with emphasis in IT, network administration, systems administration or related field may substitute
  • Minimum 1 year of prior desktop support experience
  • Thorough knowledge of Windows Operating Systems
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory for on-premises domains.
  • General knowledge and understanding of PC’s, networks, servers, routers, switches, storage devices and wireless access points (Technical Background highly necessary)

Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities:

  • Comfortable in a diverse and fast-paced professional environment with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve multiple issues.
  • Ability to diagnose and resolve basic technical issues.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, in both verbal and written forms, with all levels of company personnel.
  • Team player with strong business and reporting ethics.
  • Good attitude and a desire to help others.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Executive Assistant

New York, NY

We are currently looking to add an Executive Assistant to our team in New York. This position will provide high-level administrative support to the CEO and the Head of Structured Credit. The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgement in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate executive communications, including taking calls, responding to emails and interfacing with investors and board members
  • Prepare internal and external documents
  • Sustain a daily calendar of meetings of events to include calendar coordination
  • Assist with travel, contacts and expense report filing
  • Complete ad hoc projects as assigned
  • Use discretion, confidentiality, and good judgement to handle C-level matters
  • Ability to maintain corporate documents
  • Ability to coordinate and develop agendas for meetings and follow up on items from those meetings
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced environment; performs additional duties as assigned by executives
  • Provide coverage for fellow administrative team members when out on PTO

Attributes:

  • Service focus
  • Excellent communicator – able to interact with people of all levels in a confident, professional manner
  • Commitment to excellence – perform duties at the highest level possible on a consistent basis
  • Ability to think outside the box with a sense of urgency

Education and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 4+ years of experience as an Executive Assistant reporting directly to senior management preferably to include the CEO
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Skills, with an ability to become familiar with company specific programs and software
  • Strong organizational, project management and problem-solving skills with impeccable multi-tasking abilities
  • Enjoys working in a team setting
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Friendly and professional demeanor as well as a positive attitude is a must

Managing Director, FP&A

New York, NY

We are currently looking to add a Managing Director, FP&A to our team. This position will be based in New York, NY.

Key Attributes:

  • Proven leader and mentor, with an ability to develop the capabilities of the team
  • Proficient distilling complex and unstructured data into actionable insights
  • Strategic thinker with an understanding of how decisions impact each area of the business
  • Understands the pace of operating in a private equity-owned environment
  • Uncompromising ethical standards and appropriate respect of confidential information

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and upgrade the multi-year corporate forecast, which is updated at least quarterly
  • Prepare the annual operating budget, seeking input on key drivers from each department
  • Track, analyze, and report monthly operating performance against the budget
  • Collaborate with the accounting team to prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting packages
  • Manage preparation of materials for the Board of Directors and corporate lenders
  • Provide data and analytical support for the teams of our private equity owners
  • Assist the CFO with managing banking, rating agency, and other capital markets relationships
  • Develop, maintain, and implement the company’s treasury management policies
  • Continuously monitor corporate cash positions with weekly updates to the cash forecast
  • Track compliance with debt covenants and assist with the preparation of quarterly compliance certificates
  • Maintain schedules of carried interest and ensure proper allocation of performance fees
  • Lead the upgrade of reporting standards through the identification of KPIs and the pursuit of continuous process improvement
  • Work cross departmentally to identify business risks and opportunities for growth
  • Support the CFO and executive team with special projects, which may include M&A and new business initiatives
  • Occasional travel to the company’s Austin, TX office to collaborate with the company’s accounting team

Education and Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of progressively responsible financial management experience
  • Financial services industry experience a plus
  • Advanced Excel and model building proficiency
  • Familiarity with Sage Intacct and BI tools; adept at preparing PowerPoint / other presentations
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance or Economics (Master’s preferred)

Managing Director, Controller

New York, NY

We are currently looking to add a Managing Director, Controller to our Accounting team in New York, NY. This role will oversee both the fund and corporate sides of the accounting team.

Key Attributes

· A proven team leader and mentor, with an ability to develop the skills and capabilities of the team

· Commitment to continuously improving the operating and operating environment; a background in developing and documenting process controls

· Ability to flourish in a dynamically changing business environment

· Analytical as well as being detail-oriented; ability to add insight to data

· Understands the pace of operating in a private equity-owned environment

· Uncompromising ethical standards

Responsibilities:

Fund Accounting

  • Supervise three individuals on the fund accounting team
  • Oversee over 10 financial statement audits per year
  • Work closely with fund administrator to review financials, capital calls and distributions
  • Review workpapers from the outside tax firm to ensure K-1’s are properly issued
  • Review intercompany costs between the funds and corporate entities
  • Answer investor questions as received and assist in producing information for marketing materials and investor meetings
  • Review monthly debt service reports and compliance certificates
  • Authorize expense payments and investor distributions

Corporate Accounting

  • Supervise individuals on the corporate accounting team
  • Oversee and produce monthly reports for management and board of directors
  • Oversee 2 separate financial statement audits per year with the company’s external auditor
  • Review workpapers from the outside tax firm to ensure proper tax filings
  • Assist finance team with projections of corporate performance
  • Review and produce quarterly debt reports and answer lender questions
  • Approve weekly payment runs

Education and Qualifications:

  • Experience with Sage Intacct or similar system
  • Asset management background a plus
  • 10+ years of accounting experience with 3+ years in public accounting
  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in Accounting (Masters a plus)
  • CPA required

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