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Finance Analyst

  • Location

    London, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Upto £45k

  • Contact:

    Trevor Jackson

  • Job ref:

    188

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-07-02

We are an international Venture Capital firm headquartered in Berlin, with €700m in assets under management. We invest in fast-growing online platforms, targeting trillion $ markets. Our partners have been investing for more than 15 years in the digital technology space, backing some of the biggest European success stories.

As a Finance Analyst in the London office you will support Finance Manager in the running of the finance, regulatory compliance and reporting for the UK office, as well as reporting and finance tasks for the investment funds. On the job, you will be exposed to all aspects of the business and will have responsibilities and the ability to make an impact with your own approach from day one. The role will suit an ambitious and high performing individual with finance experience who is interested in developing in a well-rounded finance professional with operations and compliance experience. The candidate must be able to demonstrate problem-solving skills and must display an entrepreneurial mindset as well as the ability to work effectively in a small and tightly knit team. Effective time management and prioritization are key, as well as an eye for details and precision in execution.

Key tasks

Reporting

  • Investments accounting (bookkeeping and support in preparation of investment schedule for calculation of NAV and investments monitoring)
  • Supporting preparation and review of financial statements for the investment funds with support from external administrators (liaising with administrators)
  • Supporting the preparation of quarterly reporting presentations for Investors
  • Liaising with the investment team for reporting and operational queries
  • Supporting the preparation and review of capital account statements for Investors
  • Supporting the audit of the funds as needed

Fund Finance

  • Monitoring and control of investors capital movements (capital calls, distributions, etc)
  • Monitoring and reconciliation of fund cash movements on weekly basis
  • Supporting adhoc calculations and projections for funds

UK office – FCA Compliance

  • Supporting in the monitoring and updating of investor log
  • Monitoring client classification
  • Supporting preparation of the monthly compliance call materials
  • Liaising with internal counterparties on materials approval by registered firm

UK office – Finances

  • Cash reconciliation of UK legal entity accounts on weekly basis
  • Maintaining budget and analysing it against actual performance
  • Liaising with external accountants of UK legal entity on a regular basis to provide information as needed
  • Support in review of VAT returns for UK legal entity
  • Invoice payments

Qualifications

Background

  • University educated with business degree (concentration in accounting or finance preferred)
  • 12 years of experience working in either:
    • Finance department of large or medium sized company with reporting experience and business partnering experience (NO payables/receivables type of person)
    • Accountant coming from a Fund Administrator who wants to jump to the other side of the “fence”.
    • Big4 (EY, KPMG, PwC, Deloitte) – Audit, or even tax profile that wants to pivot out of tax. Will also consider anybody with remediation (data) experience. Financial Services experience greatly preferred (Banks, Asset Management, Insurance)

Skills

  • Understanding of IFRS and financial instruments
  • Excel Proficient – Ability to autonomously build complex spreadsheets and financial models (beyond valuations)
  • VBA or other Coding language – highly appreciated
  • PowerPoint Proficient
  • English (both written and oral) – excellent/native

Personal traits

  • Ability to think critically
  • Precise and diligent
  • Selfstarter and pro-active
  • Hungry and eager to learn

What we offer

  • Working in a compact, highly professional and enthusiastic international team
  • Responsibilities from day one and clear career path
  • Steep learning curve
  • Competitive salary, annual bonus and multiple team perks
  • Study Support for accounting/finance qualification