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2 May 2017

Full-timeGroup CFO (m/f)

Project A – Posted by ProjectA Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Job Description

Project A is an operational VC that provides its ventures with capital, an extensive network and exclusive access to a wide range of operational expertise. The Berlin-based investor makes use of the €260m in assets under its management to back early-stage companies in the digital technology space. With its unique organizational structure featuring 100 operational experts, Project A offers its portfolio companies hands-on support in the areas of IT, Marketing & Brand Building, Business Intelligence, Sales and Recruiting. The portfolio includes companies such as Catawiki, WorldRemit, Tictail, Contorion, nu3, and ZenMate.

We are looking for:
A new team member for our A-team

Your Tasks
Management and further development of the Finance function of the entire Project A Group, including accounting, controlling, A/R management, treasury and portfolio performance
Close cooperation with Management, our legal counsel and the Investor Relations department
Ensuring highly automated accounting processes
Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements as well as corresponding tax declarations in close cooperation with our tax advisors and auditors
Provision of all relevant data for investor reporting purposes
Further development of the budget planning and controlling processes of our operational entity
Establishment of systems for the monitoring of our portfolio companies
Coaching of portfolio companies in the set-up of their finance functions and building up an internal Project A operational team for venture finance support
Responsible contact person for auditors, tax advisors, banks and other external contacts

Your Profile
You have a good degree in economics or a comparable qualification
You gained at least 5 years of professional experience in the field of finance/accounting, partly in a leadership position
Ideally, you possess work experience in the field of auditing and in a start-up environment
You acquired good knowledge of German tax law and you possess all necessary experience for statutory requirements in HGB and IFRS
Additionally, you have already gained experience in setting up and automating controlling, budgeting and accounting processes
You have experience with data structuring, analysis, modelling and visualization (expert level in Excel required; knowledge in VBA, PowerPivot, Power BI would be a plus)
You communicate fluently in German and English
Ideally, you also possess a CFA qualification and can prove M and A experience

Our Benefits
You will join a highly professional and motivated team
You will have the unique opportunity to actively participate in the successful development of Project A in close cooperation with Management
You will gain insight into a multitude of highly dynamic and rapidly growing companies and support their development
You will benefit from the greatest possible creative freedom to develop your skills further
You will enjoy a state-of-the-art, well equipped workplace right in the center of Berlin
You will benefit from a communicative, stimulating and inspiring environment

Do you want to be part of our success story?
We are looking forward to your online application.

How to Apply

Job Types: Full-time.

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