• Competitive
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Permanent, Full time
  • PER, Private Equity Recruitment
  • 2019-07-15

Senior Finance Manager, Venture Capital Fund, Berlin, Germany

Reference: 2538 /26M

Senior Finance Manager, Venture Capital Fund, Berlin, Germany

2538 /26M
Our client is a successful Venture Capital fund with a focus on pre-seed and seed investments in digital businesses. The firm is looking to hire a Senior Finance Manager to join their Berlin-based team. In this position, you will work closely with and report to one of the Managing Partners. The role is intended to develop into a key position at the organisation.

  • Monitor the internal financial tracking of all investments
  • Manage the budget and forecast for both the management company and the fund
  • Support the preparation of the quarterly and annual reports to the fund's investors, including handling all investor requests
  • Coordinate and support the outsourced fund administration and fund accounting (capital calls, yearly financial statements, etc.)
  • Investor relations
  • Support the coordination of legal matters regarding the fund and their portfolio firms
  • Take ownership of the coordination and controlling of regulatory and compliance matters (AML / BaFin)
  • Main point of contact for auditors, tax advisors, lawyers and other external contacts

  • An excellent business degree, ideally with a focus on business administration, finance, accounting or controlling
  • Significant relevant work experience in a finance / controlling position - ideally, you gained that experience working in a finance function of a VC / PE fund, in a start-up environment, in the audit department of a Big 4 firm or in consulting
  • Self-starter, driven to excel in a dynamic and truly entrepreneurial set-up
  • Hands-on mentality with a thorough work ethic, high energy level and a strong sense of ownership
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Fluency in German and English are a must