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Director, Fundraising & Marketing

We are currently looking to add a Director, Fundraising & Marketing to our team (position could be a Managing Director level based on experience). This role will report to and work closely with the Head of Marketing in the growth of assets under management and increase the overall firm profile with investors.

Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for raising capital and increasing the asset gathering capabilities and marketing infrastructure for Vida.
  • Strengthen the organization’s relationships with public and private pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, endowments & foundations, and family offices by developing and executing proactive, creative and ongoing contact.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with leading institutional investment consultants and major hedge fund advisors.
  • Promote and drive awareness for Vida’s investment strategies to prospect/investor base through frequent meetings and discussions covering investment philosophy, process and performance.

Education and Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five years of institutional marketing and capital raising experience and can provide a proven track record of raising capital from institutional investors over a consistent time frame.
  • Accordingly, this candidate will have a deep network of professional contacts in the LP and consultant community.
  • The ability to understand the ILS space and thoughtfully articulate Vida’s strategy to outside constituents.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Advanced degree or equivalent experience preferred from top-tier university.
  • Extensive travel (domestic and international) required.

Director, Investments & Strategy

We are looking for a Director of Strategic Planning to help shape our organization’s long-term growth strategy. Candidate should have MBA and experience in finance or strategy consulting. Role will focus on evaluating growth initiatives which include expanding investment strategies, M&A, and de-novoing new business units. A management consulting skill set will be valuable in order to assess core strengths, industry and competitive dynamics, and integration issues.  The ideal candidate will have an analytical mind, be a strategic thinker and have strong organizational and problem-solving skills.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Acts as a strategic advisor to the President and Board of Directors
  • Participates with the President and senior management team in strategic planning, policy development, and decision-making
  • Develops financial models
  • Supports President in meetings by taking notes and assuming responsibility for completion of action items
  • Acts as the liaison between President and other executives, clients, and stakeholders to ensure consistent communication and ensuring involvement or decision-making at the proper time
  • Ensures timely and effective completion of projects and initiatives of the President.
  • Researches and recommends new and revised policies and strategies
  • Creates and maintains systems and processes to streamline operations
  • Maintains accurate confidential files and data records
  • Assesses market trends and opportunities
  • Conducts research and analyses of operational effectiveness, processes and stakeholders

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent understanding of business operations and procedures
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Time management
  • Organizational skills
  • Outstanding research and analytical skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem-solving
  • Project management skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Patience
  • Flexibility
  • Positive outlook

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in business administration, finance, or a similar field required
  • 3+ years in a business or executive management role preferably at an investment bank, Private Equity or strategic consulting company
  • Track record of organizing and directing multiple teams and departments
  • Highly experienced with Excel for reporting and analytics

Associate, Special Situations Investment Team

The Special Situations Investment Team is dedicated to sourcing, analyzing, and executing alternative investment opportunities. Established in late 2018, the group has committed approximately $500 million across 21 investments. The team is primarily focused on esoteric, uncorrelated opportunities, targeting double digit returns with limited risk of principal loss.

Vida is searching for an associate to join their Special Situations Investment Team in Austin to help source, analyze, and service current and future investments opportunities. Below are a list of some of the responsibilities and qualifications needed for this role:

Responsibilities:

  • Support sourcing, analyzing, and executing new investment opportunities
  • Forecasting, analyzing trends, monitoring, and servicing existing investments
  • Analyzing complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to investment team for decision making purposes
  • Preparing investment memorandums to the Investment Committee and Senior Executives

Education and Qualifications:

  • B.A/B.S. from a recognized 4-year institution with strong academic success
  • Excellent research and decision-making skills, and superior attention to detail
  • Strong math, financial, and modeling skills
  • Ability to manage multiple complex tasks and prioritize competing demands
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong team player who operates well within an entrepreneurial environment
  • Understanding of capital markets and desire to master investment methodologies

Accounting Analyst

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Accounts payable and receivable processing (across 15 entities) including the Company’s credit cards. Independently reconcile ahigh volume of monthly credit card activity and employee reimbursements.
  • Edit/enter/process a high volume of vendor invoices into accounting software and allocate expenses across various intercompany related and dependent entities.
  • Process weekly check (wire/ACH) requests and ensure timely delivery to vendors and business partners
  • 1099 maintenance
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations of various expense and balance sheet accounts including bank accounts (17)
  • Identify and resolve accounting discrepancies and anomalies
  • Concrete understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting principles
  • Self-motivated with ability to multitask
  • Experience with Intacct or mid-size accounting software
  • Knowledge of intercompany relationships and proficient intercompany journal entry processing
  • Knowledge of GAAP principles and financial reporting
  • Support Accounting Director in GL accounting/coding
  • Assist in month/quarter end closing
  • Assist with documenting GL and AP/AR processes. Further drive process and discussions cross-functionally within and outside Accounting

Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting is required
  • Can handle a fast pace and high volume of transactions and data
  • Proficient in excel and office suite

Corporate Recruiter

Vida Capital, Inc. is seeking an experienced corporate Recruiter to join our growing team. We are looking for someone who deeply understands the end-to-end process of hiring top talent and knows how to be a strategic partner. You will partner closely with hiring managers throughout our organization to understand current and future people needs. The right person will be comfortable developing a sourcing strategy, pivoting their approach for different positions, and have a critical eye when assessing talent. This role will recruit for various departments.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the full-cycle recruiting process for all levels of the organization, from entry-level to senior-level positions
  • Operate with urgency when responding to and scheduling candidates in order to move the best talent through the interview process quickly in a competitive market
  • Dive into sourcing to seek out, engage, and nurture relationships with diverse top talent
  • Drive offer approval and negotiation
  • Coordinate candidate interview schedules and travel when necessary
  • Participate in special projects/recruiting initiatives, including process improvement, employer branding, campus recruiting, and summer internship program
  • Act as a brand ambassador for Vida both internally and externally
  • Deliver a consistently positive candidate experience
  • This position could also have some HR generalist responsibilities assigned

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • At least 4+ years of in-house recruiting experience and some college recruiting experience preferred. Agency recruiting experience will be considered.
  • Strong direct sourcing skills in recruiting passive a candidates
  • A positive, make-it-happen spirit, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-performance environment
  • A track record of building strong relationships with hiring managers and interviewers
  • Passion for creating positive candidate experiences at every touch point
  • Great interpersonal written/verbal communications skills
  • Accustomed to multitasking and meeting multiple, tight deadlines
  • Proven team player, self-motivated, proactive, and taking initiative is necessary for this role
  • Experience with Campus Recruiting and Intern Programs a plus

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