Finance and Investor Relations Associate (m/f/d)

Visionaries Club

Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Posted on February 26, 2024

You want to join one of Europe’s best venture capital funds and work at the intersection of our high-profile LP network and exciting portfolio companies? We are looking for a highly talented and motivated full-time Finance and Investor Relations Associate (m/f/d) to join our Visionaries Club team in Berlin. In this role, you will be part of a young and highly entrepreneurial European venture firm and play an important role in supporting our Finance & Investor Relations team in all aspects of our fund’s financial and day-to-day matters, such as taking the lead for our investor reporting, overseeing fund accounting and coordinating external fund administrators, as well as monitoring payments and treasury management, and conducting strategic financial analysis of our portfolio companies. We value someone who is very driven, with a good sense of humor and last but not least: is just as motivated as we are in taking Visionaries Club to the next level.

Your job responsibilities

  • Become part of our Finance & Investor Relations team: Work very closely with our CFO and Finance Managers in managing the Visionaries Club funds in the Seed and Early Growth stages.

  • Operate the backbone of Visionaries Club:
    • Assist the fund in all financial, legal, IR and day-to-day matters

    • Take the lead in preparing our quarterly investor reporting (with external support)

    • Coordinate and oversee our book-keeping, the preparation of financial statements and tax returns (with external service providers), and manage communication with relevant stakeholders

    • Lead a team of external fund administration service providers to guarantee seamless operations of our fund

    • Conduct relevant strategic risk analyses regarding our funds, investors, and portfolio companies and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements

    • Analyse the performance of our portfolio companies

    • Support the fundraising process and manage our investor CRM

  • Work at the intersection of the investment team: Witness startup investments from term sheet to closing by supporting the structuring and closing of investment transactions

  • Work at the intersection of our high-profile LP network: Be a key point of contact for our large LP network, responding to enquiries and providing regular updates as well as preparing and distributing capital call notices and distribution statements to investors

  • Interact with portfolio companies: Manage the process of our portfolio company reporting and support our portfolio companies in finance-related matters

  • Take Visionaries to the next level: Support strategic projects and live out your entrepreneurial spirit through your own creative initiatives

  • Expand your network: Manage investor relations with the support of our CFO and Founding Partners

Please note that this role is not an investment team role, nor will it develop into one. That said, there are plenty of opportunities to advance within the Finance & Investor Relations team and to shape the role.

Job requirements

Job requirements

  • University qualifications in a relevant field with excellent grades

  • 2 – 4 years of experience, e.g. at a Big 4 accounting firm in the audit department, financial services company, fund administrator or the finance team of a private equity/venture capital firm or startup

  • Strong accounting knowledge base, able to discuss confidently with accountants, tax advisors, fund administrators and auditors

  • Excellent knowledge of Excel, Powerpoint, and Google tools

  • Comfortable to take ownership and equipped with a reliable, precise, and proactive working mode

  • Ability to wear multiple hats and remain organized with keen attention to detail

  • Fluent in English and good command of German or willing to learn

Your benefits

At Visionaries, we believe that our team is our greatest asset, and we strive to provide a work environment that is both challenging and rewarding. Our team is comprised of highly motivated and entrepreneurial individuals who are passionate about Venture Capital, Technology and Entrepreneurship.

You will receive a competitive salary package and will be able to grow your career in this fast-paced and unique work environment. In addition, every team member receives a generous budget for personal / professional development or coaching, as well as a subscription to either Urban Sports Club or ClassPass.

About Visionaries Club

Visionaries Club is a leading European early-stage VC fund with offices in London and Berlin. Visionaries’ LP base unites the strongest network of leading unicorn founders and family business entrepreneurs such as the founders behind UiPath, Miro, Wolt, Flixbus, Supercell, Zalando, Mollie, Spotify, Personio, Adyen, HelloFresh to dynasties such as Swarovski, Miele, Mittal, Haniel, Stihl, Siemens, as well as sports personalities active in VC such as Mario Goetze (Soccer World Champion) or Nico Rosberg (Formula 1 World Champion). With its entrepreneurial LP base and b2b investment focus, Visionaries is bridging the information asymmetry of “what´s possible” in the technology startup space and “what is actually needed” in the industrial space.

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