Financial Accounting Analyst - Debt Valuation & SEC Reporting

Hercules Technology Growth Capital Palo Alto, CA

Location: Palo Alto, CA

Department: Finance & Accounting

Reports to: SEC Valuation & Reporting Manager

Position Summary

Responsibilities for the Financial Accounting Analyst will include: valuation functions over our debt investment portfolio including gathering, organizing and analyzing data for quarterly portfolio valuations and drafting supporting schedules for reports as part of the valuation and reporting team. In addition, the Financial Accounting Analyst will both prepare and facilitate collection of all financial data necessary to meet our SEC reporting requirements under the guidance of the SEC Valuation and Reporting Manager.

Essential Responsibilities

* Data collection and analysis to determine quarterly investment portfolio valuations

* Coordination with the investment team, credit team, and independent valuation specialists on collateral-based valuations

* Collection and calculation of supporting information for public disclosures

* Preparation and review of our Schedule of Investments including all terms disclosed

* Drafting of our SEC documents including but not limited to 10Qs, 10Ks, N2s, and documents supporting debt and / or equity raises


* BA or BS degree required

* Three to five years' experience in accounting or finance positions

* CPA or advanced degree in Finance or Accounting preferred

* Exposure to accounting in a non-academic setting. Professional experience in a public accounting firm and/or investment/venture capital environment preferred, but not required

* General understanding of accounting principles as applicable to finance/investment companies and ASC 820

* Strong familiarity with public reporting requirements

* Experience performing reconciliations, identifying trends, and resolving issues within large data populations

* Professional or significant personal experience using Microsoft Excel to consolidate and analyze data

Personal Attributes

* Candidates must be intellectually curious and possess uncompromising personal integrity

* Maintain strong organizational capabilities - proactive in identifying and resolving issues

* Be detail-oriented and meticulous of work performed individually and collaboratively

* Exhibit the ability adapt to differing situations and changing priorities

* Be a confident team player who listens to internal and external input

* Exercise good judgment and maintain confidentiality

* Energetic, resourceful and enjoys working in a fast-paced, changing environment

* Strong desire to learn and apply experiences to new tasks

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