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Financial Accountant

Full-time
Sydney, Australia (Preferred)
Join us as a Financial Accountant at Square Peg
  • Join one of the region's leading Venture Capital firms!
  • Fantastic flexible work and paternal leave policies + wellness & learning allowances
  • Diverse role with exposure to fund operations

If you're passionate about start-ups and technology, and ambitious to be part of a global investment business at the forefront of change, read on…

About the Company:

Square Peg is a global investment firm on a mission to empower exceptional founders. With teams in Sydney, Melbourne, Tel Aviv, and Singapore, Square Peg invests in emerging technology companies across the internet economy.

Square Peg has over US$3 billion in assets under management across its venture capital, opportunities and global listed equities funds. In addition, we’ve delivered material realised returns of US$0.6 billion. Since 2012 we have invested in over 50 companies including Fiverr, Canva, Airwallex and StashAway.

About the role: 

To be successful in this role, you’ll have demonstrated experience learning on the fly while pivoting between multiple business entities.

In this diversified role, you’ll take ownership of corporate accounting as well as work with a small finance team supporting fund operations. 

The core focus of this role will be monthly reporting and compliance, however, there will be ample opportunity to get involved in projects, and process improvement. Your day to day role will include:

Corporate Accounting
  • Maintaining monthly group reconciliations and assisting with forecasting & reporting
  • Monthly, annual and quarterly compliance
  • Assisting with payroll & remuneration 
Fund Operations
  • Liaising with our external fund administrator to prepare regular reporting
  • Assisting with ad-hoc investor communications
  • Assisting with year-end audit & tax reporting

Skills & experience: 

  • A passion for startups and technology!
  • Attention to detail, attention to detail, attention to detale
  • An accounting degree is required, CA/CPA qualified or in progress preferred
  • Experience in a similar role and experience with accounting software (Xero experience is nice to have)
  • Must be able to work full time within a team and autonomously
  • Knowledge of the Australian tax including Trust and Corporate tax

Culture:

At the heart of Square Peg's global team is a commitment to our shared values, underscored by decency and integrity: be yourself, anchor to optimism, unleash curiosity, empower through trust and be bold.

We invest the most important resource in our founders, teams and people; time.

Benefits: 

Square Peg is a people-first working environment.

We encourage flexible/remote work and provide beautiful team facilities in Sydney, Melbourne, Singapore and Tel Aviv. We also organise regular team-building events, to bring our global team together while promoting a culture of fun and wellness.

  • Flexible work policy
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave for both primary and secondary carers
  • Wellness allowance
  • Learning allowance
  • 4 weeks annual leave
  • Significant additional leave for life’s unexpected emergencies
  • Square Peg has been a certified carbon neutral organisation since 2019

How to apply:

Apply by contacting Rob Lamb at Square Peg Capital for a confidential discussion.