Rhino Ventures

www.rhinovc.com
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About Rhino Ventures

Director of Finance  (Full Time), Rhino


Rhino is a top-performing early-stage venture fund in Canada. With $200M+ in AUM, we’ve  invested in some of the most iconic technology companies in Canada including Article, Thinkific, Klue, and FISPAN. We’re a small, nimble team of experienced entrepreneurs searching for our next team member who is as passionate about backing exceptional founders as we are.


We’re searching for a thorough, intrinsically motivated Director of Finance to lead our finance & accounting function. In this position, you will report to the partner responsible for internal operations and will be responsible for supporting the daily financial needs of Rhino including overseeing the accounting cycle, entity management, management of professional service providers including tax, accounting, and fund management, preparation and maintenance of NAV accounts, financial reporting requirements and LP correspondence. This position requires the ideal candidate to be a motivated self-starter, confident, able to work with minimal supervision, and flexible; willing to get involved in many different aspects of the business, as required. 


As a member of Rhino, you will be responsible for the following:


  • Financial Operations:  implementing and revising processes, technology, and procedures to ensure the daily operations of the business run efficiently
  • Financial Reporting: ongoing management and maintenance of NAV’s for all Rhino entities in preparation for quarterly fund reporting by fund administrators for management and external investors 
  • Professional Services Management: managing the workflow from Rhino to various professional service providers including legal, accounting, tax and fund management
  • Banking: ownership of core banking relationships including treasury management, credit facilities, reconciliation of capital calls, and distributions 
  • Investor Relations: organization and execution of investor update and LPAC calls, distribution and  management of investor documentation, investor communication and ad hoc requests 
  • Investment Process Involvement: working with Rhino deal team members supporting financial due diligence and participation in all weekly investment team meetings
  • Portfolio Company Support: supporting portfolio company finance leads to drive best practices and, when appropriate, active operational involvement 
  • Special Projects: execution of independent projects offering value to Rhino, as required


Skills/Qualifications:


  • CA, CPA, or equivalent designation with a minimum of 3 years of public practice experience, private capital fund experience is a bonus but not required
  • Genuine interest in investing,  entrepreneurship, PE/VC, or technology
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to develop effective relationships
  • Superior work ethic with an ownership and entrepreneurial mentality with uncompromising personal integrity
  • Curious, Resourceful, Get Sh*t Done Attitude
  • Exceptionally well organized and detail oriented
  • Strong communicator (written and verbal)
  • Independent, with limited need for supervision and self-driven to get tasks done
  • Capable of managing many projects in parallel with an ability to prioritize 


Lastly, we take potential into consideration. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted in lieu of the specifics listed above. If you know you have what it takes, even if that’s different from what we’ve described, be sure to explain why in your application.  


Benefits


  • Competitive base compensation plan
  • Participation in our “team incentive plan”
  • Flexible time off. Take the time that you need while ensuring the required work gets done. Our work ebbs and flows and we adapt our schedules accordingly.
  • Equipment allowance to get you fully set up with what you need and a fully paid for company phone plan
  • Health Spending Account (HSA)


Successful applicants will exemplify the firm's core values: 


Be the Best: The best fund performance is derived from the best decision making - communication and quality matter. We have high standards and don’t send problems “down the line”;

Be Entrepreneurial: We act with an ownership mindset - we “do the work” and no task is beneath us. Rhino is a place where betting on yourself and taking risks with conviction drive success;

Customer Success: We obsess over improving the odds of success for our customers, the entrepreneurs. This means high quality support, honesty and integrity, teamwork, thoughtful advice, and celebrating the wins


This is a hybrid role with a minimum of 3 days per week in our Vancouver office.


Interested applicants should send their resume to Candace Hobin ([email protected]) along with a brief video (<90 seconds) on why they are interested in working at Rhino. We thank all applicants for their interest and hope to welcome you to our team!

Location
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada