Cherry VC Finance & Accounting Manager (f/d/m)

Berlin
Full-Time
Posted on 
May 1, 2021
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Job Description

Cherry Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm led by a team of entrepreneurs with experience building fast-scaling companies such as Zalando and Spotify. We back Europe's boldest founders, usually as their first institutional investor, and support them in everything from their go-to-market strategy and the scaling of their businesses. Cherry Ventures has previously invested in the seed stage of over 60 companies across Europe, including FlixBus, Auto1 Group, Infarm, Rows and Forto. Cherry Ventures is based in Berlin and invests across Europe with operations in London, Paris, and Stockholm. We are a semi-distributed team of 19, loving the autonomy of working whenever and wherever we want. But we also recognize the importance of coming together in person. We value our founders, having an impact with bold decisions and embrace differentiated thinking.

Our firm is growing with multiple fund generations under management and with the complexity of our operations too. To improve our financial operations and be ready for the next phase of growth, Cherry Ventures is looking for a Berlin-based (non-investing) Finance & Accounting Manager. You will be responsible to design and manage processes that allow us to execute financial & accounting operations efficiently.

You will be working closely with the CFO & finance team.

Tasks

As Cherry’s Finance & Accounting Manager you will:

  • Be responsible for managing preparatory accounting for several entities, including Cherry’s management companies. Develop monthly financial reports and financial analytics
  • Communicate with Cherry’s fund administrator, tax advisors, auditors and other service providers on an ongoing basis
  • Support and improve fund reporting and fund audit processes
  • Support in fund treasury management & fund performance forecasting
  • Support in regulatory & compliance processes for Cherry’s fund and management entities
  • Engage with portfolio companies to share financial & accounting know-how on a case by case basis
  • Generally ensure the efficient execution of financial operations of the company, including payments and transactions
  • Help drive ad-hoc projects and requests

Requirements

  • An accounting or financial background (ideally as a financial accountant or controller) is a prerequisite for the position.
  • Knowledge of IFRS and HGB standards
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills
  • Identifying problems and solving them strategically with minimal supervision
  • Proactive and comfortable working in a high autonomy environment
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Own valid work permits/visa for Germany for an immediate start

To apply, please send

  • resume
  • availability and salary expectations

Cherry Ventures embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are highly committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

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