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VP of Finance

Remote
Full-Time
Posted on 
November 19, 2023
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Job Description

We are hiring a VP of Finance to join team BlueYard and lead the finance operations for our US-based crypto fund activities. This role is based in the US (but remote first, so where you are in the US does not matter — however East Coast time is highly preferred). You will work jointly with our Berlin (Germany) based BlueYard finance team, that will assist in sharing standards, documents, best practices, etc.

BlueYard is a small thesis-driven venture capital firm with c. $600m of capital commitments under management. We invest in early stage technology companies across Europe and the Americas. BlueYard back founders building the interconnected elements that can become the fabric of our future. A future where markets are open and decentralized, where we have solved our largest planetary challenges, where knowledge and data is liberated and humanity can live long and prosper. You will be working with an intellectually curious, small and values-driven team. We believe in a transparent and respectful work environment, with open lines of communication and recognition of hard work.

YOUR ROLE:

  • Management of external service providers including fund administrator, bookkeeping, tax accountants, auditors, external valuation firms, lawyers, etc
  • Role includes finance management and oversight both of fund and management company (in addition to any other relevant entities)
  • Capital calls & distributions
  • Cash reconciliations
  • Fund performance preparation
  • Bookkeeping review
  • Budgeting
  • Review of annual accounts & tax returns
  • Invoice review & management
  • Investor / LP requests
  • Fundraising support
  • Preparation of fund update deck and quarterly letters for LPs
  • Valuation of portfolio companies
  • Ad hoc requests & special projects
  • Regulatory / compliance
  • Portfolio company support

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Annual career development trainings
  • A stipend for remote work in your location
  • Regular global team offsites, and opportunities to spend time withBlueYard team members in both the US and Europe
  • An international, intellectually curious, collaborative and values-driven team
  • A transparent and respectful work environment
  • A high level of autonomy and self-organization
  • Exposure to diverse industries and technologies and interaction with portfolio companies and start-ups in our network

YOUR EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:

  • A bachelor’s degree with at least 4-5 years of experience in Big4 or a similar experience working in finance at a venture capital or private equity firm, or at a fund administration firm
  • Active CPA holder preferred
  • Detail oriented but ability to see the big picture as well
  • Fluent English (spoken and written)
  • Strong user of Excel, savvy with technology
  • Hands-on mentality – we are a small team – no task is too small or unimportant
  • Ability to multitask, deal with several requests at once and prioritize efficiently with little or no supervision
  • Ability to work autonomous and own your work
  • Comfortable owning and driving undefined/ambiguous projects
  • Interest or familiarity in crypto a plus

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a full CV to julia@blueyard.com.


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