Controller (m/f) @Rocket Internet Capital Partners

  • 40-60k
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Rocket Internet SE
  • 20 Oct 17 2017-10-20

You will work interdisciplinary with colleagues from the corporate finance, valuation, treasury, tax and investment sourcing teams. You will work with external service providers such as the fund's administrator, depository, alternative investment fund manager, tax accountants, lawyers and auditors. You will be based in Berlin, the multi-cultural capital of Germany and Internet hotspot on the European continent

Controller (m/f) @Rocket Internet Capital Partners 

About the company 

Rocket Internet Capital Partners ("RICP") is the largest early and growth stage European Internet venture capital fund, with USD 1.0 billion commitments from primarily financial institutions, pension funds, asset managers, foundations and high net worth individuals. The fund held its first close in January 2016 and has since been investing in the global Internet sector, key focus areas include marketplaces, e-commerce, financial technology, software and travel. 

The fund invests alongside Rocket Internet, which incubates, invests and scales Internet business models around the globe. Rocket Internet is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, has a market capitalization of more than EUR 3 billion. 

The set-up

  • You will work interdisciplinary with colleagues from the corporate finance, valuation, treasury, tax and investment sourcing teams
  • You will work with external service providers such as the fund's administrator, depository, alternative investment fund manager, tax accountants, lawyers and auditors
  • You will be based in Berlin, the multi-cultural capital of Germany and Internet hotspot on the European continent


Your team & role

  • Preparation of the quarterly limited partner reporting package (in English)
  • Maintaining key portfolio data and legal library on all investments
  • Supporting the investment approval process
  • Reviewing in depth the work performed by the fund's administrator/accountant
  • Monitoring and reconciliation of cash flows; liaising with the administrator on payments
  • Supporting the annual audit and tax preparation
  • Preparing information for capital calls


Your experience & skills

  • You gained 2+ years of working experience in a corporate accounting / controlling team or at an accountancy / audit firm
  • You earned a degree in business administration or a related field with a focus on accounting / controlling
  • You work highly detail oriented and strive to ensure the highest level of data quality
  • You communicate well with stakeholders internally and external service providers
  • You possess solid Excel skills to perform data analysis
  • You are a native German speaker (or can communicate verbally and in writing like one) and have excellent English skills, our working language


What we offer 
The Controller position is a multi-faceted role in a dynamic environment with the ability to learn about various Internet business models globally. You will be trusted with taking on significant responsibility and ownership. You will be part of a team that works in a fast paced, collegial way. 

Are you interested? 
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