Head of Finance in Venture Capital (m/w/d)

Signature Ventures

Aying, Germany
Posted on July 8, 2024

Are you up for a challenge in an international and dynamic environment?
Join us as a Head of Finance and become a part of our close-knit team with your passion for ensuring best-in-class finance strategy and operations. This is a unique opportunity to play a pivotal role in driving our group’s finance department forward efficiently and working at the intersection of traditional Finance and DeFi/digital assets. Thereby, you actively contribute to our mission to support outstanding founder teams that are building the next generation of the internet.

Tasks

Financial Company Infrastructure & Tooling:

  • Lead the development and maintenance of the internal financial infrastructure and tooling at the intersection of traditional finance and digital assets.
  • Design efficient and date-driven financial processes in order to enhance automation.

Treasury Management:

  • Manage company bank accounts and oversee transactions.
  • Develop and implement strategies for effective treasury management, including the handling of both fiat and digital assets.

Controlling:

  • Build out performance indicators and data tracking tools for the Fund that cover all venture capital and digital asset transactions.
  • Monitor and report on financial performance.

Accounting, Tax, and Audit Collaboration:

  • Oversee expense and invoice management processes.
  • Collaborate on basic tax burden forecasting and review tax declarations.
  • Work closely with external accountants and auditors to ensure compliance and accuracy in financial reporting.

Requirements

  • Min. of 3 years of professional experience in (corporate/startup) finance, accounting, investment management, or equivalent fields.
  • Strong financial engineering skills combined with a data-centric mindset.
  • Project management skills with a solution-oriented style of work and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment with a high level of integrity, professionalism, and adaptability.
  • Languages: German and English; thereof one language at native speaker level; the respective foreign language fluently spoken and written (min. C1).

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with venture capital/private equity fund management, including fund modeling and exit modeling.
  • Financial modeling and core KPI development for portfolio support with a focus on financial health.
  • Experience with exit transactions (sell-side) in public markets, preferably involving listed digital assets.
  • Expertise in treasury management and the handling of the respective financial instruments. Experience with digital assets and DeFi is a plus.

Benefits

  • The opportunity to contribute your ideas and passion to a young, dynamic company and thereby become a valued full team member in our small and diverse high-performance team of entrepreneurially driven people.
  • In principle flexible and family-friendly working hours in a mix of office and home office.
  • Openness for re-entrants and people who combine employment with care, or family obligations.
  • Modern IT equipment as to your personal preferences.
  • Other employee benefits.
  • We develop your professional path at Signature Ventures together with you.

Signature Ventures is an equal-opportunity workplace devoted to diversity and inclusion. We value multifaceted backgrounds, abilities and the diverse perspectives they bring. Independent of e.g. ethnic and cultural origin, religious and political affiliations, gender identity, sexual orientation, age group or disabilities – we look forward to your application.

We are looking forward to receiving your application containing your current CV, cover letter, salary expectation and earliest start date.

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