Fund Finance Manager

Matterwave Ventures

München, Bavaria, Germany

Full time



Sep 13

Matterwave Ventures is a European VC backing hardware and software companies in the Industrial Tech space, empowering them to become global leaders. Matterwave has backed companies ranging from component, module and systems hardware companies with embedded software to application and infrastructure software suppliers for industrial verticals. Our technology focus lies on Frontier Technologies, Industrial Automation & Digitalization as well as Energy, Resource Efficiency and Industrial Decarbonization.

Matterwave Venture is looking to hire a fund finance manager to join the small team permanent or part-time (20 to 40 hours a week). The role is broad and covers the financial management of our closed end Venture Capital funds as well as of our management company and operations:

  • Liaise with portfolio company founders and finance managers in order to ensure the smooth running of the internal portfolio management system on a monthly basis.
  • Review and report on key performance indicators of the portfolio and contribute to our internal portfolio reviews
  • Assist with the portfolio analysis and valuation and prepare and derive net asset value of our assets.
  • Prepare and produce quarterly reports for the fund investors and other stakeholders using state-of-the-art fund reporting software.
  • Manage full set of fund accounting. Oversee and confirm the accuracy of capital calls, waterfalls and distributions to investors.
  • Liaise with external accountants, auditors and lawyers to resolve queries and ensure rapid, accurate reporting.
  • Fulfil compliance duties for funds and the management company
  • Oversee external accounting for the management company and produce internal management reporting
  • Support internal annual budgeting and longer-term financial planning for the management company

About you

  • You have a degree in finance or accounting or any related studies and achieved outstanding academic results.
  • You have at least 2 years of relevant work experience and demonstrated highest attention to detail.
  • You are a self-starter, organize your work very independently and proactively suggest process optimizations and point out eventual mistakes without hesitation
  • Exposure to the start-up ecosystem / initial experience in the area of fund administration, investment management, accounting or compliance is a plus.
  • You have a passion for entrepreneurship, technology, and disruptive ideas.
  • You are team-oriented, intrinsically motivated by the mission of the company and personally committed.
  • You are an expert problem solver who is comfortable with numbers and technologies
  • You have strong communication skills and are fluent in spoken and written German and English.

In terms of candidate profile, we are open on background and experience and will adjust the package to reflect the respective background.

Why should you join us?

  • This is an exciting and rare opportunity for a finance expert to become an integral part of our small Munich-based team. The role is based in the heart of Munich and you will report directly to the leadership of the firm.
  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic organization that is influencing the growth of tech entrepreneurship at the earliest stages.
  • Interesting and diverse tasks with potential for personal growth.
  • Competitive remuneration package.
  • Flat hierarchies with space for your own ideas – and infinite opportunities to learn.

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Matterwave Ventures

We fund European early-stage industrial hardware and software companies, empowering them to become global leaders.