Vice President, Finance


The VP, Finance, reporting to the CFO, is a hands-on position responsible for managing finance, accounting, and tax-related activities of the firm. The position provides opportunity for management, leadership, and ownership.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Produce company financial statements.
  • Design, assess, and document internal control systems and practices.
  • Manage annual audits.
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP and tax laws, regulations, and rules.
  • Coordinate tax filings in the US and various state and non-US locations.
  • Analyze performance metrics and make financial forecasts.
  • Develop management reporting packages for board and partner meetings.
  • Coordinate firm valuation, produced by an independent valuation firm.
  • Corporate finance projects.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and/or finance.
  • Experience working at a Big 4 accounting firm.
  • CPA required.
  • Experience with the accounting software Sage Intacct a plus.
  • Experience, knowledge, and interest in the asset management industry.
  • CFA preferred.

Personal Attributes

  • Responsibility – self-motivated problem solver.
  • Authenticity – reveal intentions, speak candidly, and keep agreements.
  • Curiosity – emphasize learning, seek feedback, welcome alternative views.
  • Collaboration – create shared success by partnering with colleagues and clients.

RA provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. The Company makes all employment decisions based on merit, qualifications and competence. Equal employment opportunity is the law, and discrimination is also inconsistent with RA’s core values. RA believes success is linked to having the most qualified and ethical team in its industry. As a result, the Company and its employees do not and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, color, religion, sex or gender (including gender identity and gender expression), sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, disability, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, creed, medical condition, genetic characteristics or genetic information, military service or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws prohibiting discrimination.

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