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Work with Vistara Growth

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Vistara Growth is a small team of dedicated professionals who are passionate about enabling growth of the technology ecosystem and at Vistara’s portfolio companies. Interested in joining the team? Please apply to any of the positions below or otherwise, contact us.

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About Vistara

At “Vistara” (Sanskrit for “Expansion”), our core purpose is to enable growth of the companies we invest in, our team, our investors, and the communities we operate in. We provide highly flexible capital solutions in the form of growth debt and/or growth equity to meet the financing needs of mid-later stage technology companies across North America.

Preqin recently recognized Vistara as a top-performing fund manager within the Private Debt asset class with two of our funds (Fund III and Fund III) having secured positions in the top 10 globally for their vintages (2015-2020) and size (<$250M) as measured by Net IRR. Building off of this momentum we are currently investing out of our latest Vistara Technology Growth Fund V LP and invite you to join our team and contribute to our continued growth and success.

Based Vancouver, you will be an integral member of our finance team helping execute and manage all the accounting, tax and finance outcomes for the Vistara group entities. Our ideal candidate embraces a dynamic, multifaceted role in an entrepreneurial organization where they will work among cross functionally with leadership, senior deal team, internal departments, technology company executives, and other investors in the technology funding ecosystem.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of internal reports and dashboards, budgets and forecast models, FP&A.
  • Tracking KPIs, analysis and record of investment transactions and maintaining portfolio company valuation models.
  • Overseeing transactions recorded into the accounting / fund administration systems by the external fund administrator / accounting service provider.
  • Owning delivery of external reporting including managing relationships with external fund administrator to create financial statements, investor notices, and liaising with audit and tax firms to ensure compliance obligations are met in a timely manner.
  • Cash flow planning and executing treasury management across the group entities (utilization of credit lines, capital calls and distributions).
  • Managing the firm’s risk and compliance programs (CRS/ FATCA, other internal)
  • Supporting data management and file structure administration
  • Act as an agent of the firm to investors and other external stakeholders (tax / regulatory etc.)
  • Lead ad hoc projects

Requirements:

  • 7+ years of relevant experience
  • Previous experience as controller at an investment fund
  • Fund accounting and administration for structures with multiple entities
  • Experience with US and Canadian tax compliance
  • FP&A, modelling and forecasting
  • Experience of preparing financial statements under ASPE and IFRS
  • Experience with preparation and review of financial audits and tax filings for financial / investment entities (audit experience is valued)
  • Exposure to private technology enterprise valuation/investing is an asset
  • Experience with championing the adoption of new software tools / platforms in organizations is valued
  • Experience with investment due diligence processes including reviewing and managing data rooms

We welcome all applicants, as we are strong supporters of diversity, equity and inclusion in our organization and through a number of community initiatives.

Our team operates collaboratively from our offices in both Vancouver and Toronto, while having a flexible work environment that allows for part, but not full-time remote participation.

If you meet the above criteria and are eager to pursue this unique opportunity, please indicate your interest to [email protected] or existing relationships on the Vistara team.

We sincerely appreciate all submissions, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

About Vistara

At “Vistara” (Sanskrit for “Expansion”), our core purpose is to enable growth of the companies we invest in, our team, our investors, and the communities we operate in. We provide highly flexible capital solutions in the form of growth debt and/or growth equity to meet the financing needs of mid-later stage technology companies across North America. We invest exclusively in technology with a primary focus on enterprise software, including targeted key verticals of Cloud/IT infrastructure, Security, Fintech, AI, and Healthcare IT.

We are currently at the latter stages of investing from our latest Vistara Technology Growth Fund IV LP, and encourage you to join our team as we continue our own expansion.

If you would like to inquire about open positions please indicate your interest to [email protected] or existing relationships on the Vistara team.

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you!