Finance Officer, VC & PE Advisory Firm, Berlin, Germany Finance Officer, VC & PE Advisory Firm, Berlin,  …

Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Oct 21
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Oct 21
PER, Private Equity Recruitment
Finance Officer, VC & PE Advisory Firm, Berlin, Germany
9504 /18C

Our client is a fast-growing alternative investment advisory and service firm headquartered in Berlin. Working with numerous VC & PE funds across Europe, you will help to discover untapped value in strategic fund management and master back-office operations. Our client is paving the way for a new generation of investment services.
We are looking for a Financial/Corporate Accountant that has experience in VC/PE or financial services to join as a key member of the team. In a company that wants to revolutionise the alternative assets industry, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside a team looking to build out highly automated accounting solutions, deliver high-impact and reliable reporting and develop policies and compliance frameworks to enable sustainable growth.

  • Reconciliation of cash transactions of companies under the supervision
  • Control of expenses and investment funding chains
  • Maintenance of accounting records of companies under direct supervision, aligning those with external service providers
  • Monitoring and tracking portfolio company transactions for accuracy and completeness
  • Preparation of various financial reports upon request
  • Support of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting processes
  • Support year-end audit processes in collaboration with the team, clients, administrators, and auditors
  • Participation in the budgeting process
  • Participation in various investment-related activities (from deal execution to investment reporting)
  • Manage routine and ad-hoc client and / or senior management specific requests
  • Generate investor specific notices for all capital calls and distributions
  • Late-stage implementation and further improvement of top-tier fund accounting solutions together with the IT team
  • Continuous improvement and automation of accounting and treasury processes in the company
  • Relevant experience (venture capital/fund administration experience is an additional advantage)
  • Profound knowledge of IFRS (with German GAAP knowledge as an additional advantage)
  • Fluent business English (German a plus)
  • Basic understanding of tax laws and regulations in the EU
  • Analytical mindset combined with self-starter personality, being able to work well independently when required
  • Affinity for digital solutions in the financial sector, especially venture capital, fund administration, and start-ups

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