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Our client is a growing Berlin-based Venture Capital Fund, which is seeking a Chief Financial Officer. The fund has a strong network across diverse industries and requires a self-starting individual to work alongside a highly motivated team.
Full CFO responsibilities for a growing and successful fund
Management of the fund in concert with the managing partners
Book-keeping and tax; contact person for investors
Produces financial statements and tax returns (with support from external service providers)
Responsible for payments, liquidity management, as well as the efficient handling and execution of capital calls across the funds
Co-ordinate and prepare half year reports
Lead any improvements/development of internal financial processes, including increased automation/digitization of processes
Support the investment team in deals, particularly in negotiating the details and legal clauses of contracts: lead and co-ordinate the closing of investments once term sheets have been signed (with external legal support)
Support the team in projects such as planning additional funds, development models for fund management and planning/measuring fund performance
Relevant experience at a leading audit firm, plus ideally in the finance team of a venture capital / private equity firm
Experience of transactions in the VC world would be an advantage
Fast, analytical, structured and creative thinking style, combined with self-motivated, action-oriented and proactive working behaviours. Reliable and precise
Sense of humour, communicative, enthusiastic and empathetic
Able to work hard, be flexible, and take ownership
Excellent knowledge of Excel, Powerpoint and Google tools
Confident at operating in German and in English
University qualifications in a relevant field with excellent grades
Internal Number: 6477095
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