Finance Director

firstminute capital

London, England, United Kingdom

Full time

Oct 30

firstminute is a London based venture capital fund investing in early-stage technology companies at seed, across Europe and the US. It was co-founded in 2017 by Brent Hoberman (lastminute.com, Founders Forum, Founders Factory, made.com) and Spencer Crawley (Goldman Sachs, DMC Partners). Backed by over 100 unicorn founders, we have $300m AUM and have invested in over 100 founders across 24 countries.

We are looking for a Finance Director to join the team!

As the Finance Director, you will report into the COO and lead the finance team to provide exceptional, real time, day to day finance support and analysis for the firm. You will be responsible for building a strategic finance function that provides meaningful, well-presented data to our investment team, limited partners and platform as the business grows.

Specifically, you will drive the fund accounting and management accounting functions, fund performance metrics, financial modelling and forecasting, LP reporting, and tax. You will participate in strategic business and operational planning and be an integral member of the senior leadership team.

Excellent communication skills that enable you to paint the big picture while intimately knowing the details are a must!

Requirements

  • c10 years professional work experience, ideally 2+ in the VC industry
  • VC and/or PE fund administration and fund management accounting experience
  • Minimum 2 years experience at Financial Controller level
  • A recognised accountancy qualification, ACCA/CIMA (or qualified by experience)
  • A strong interest in the start-up ecosystem, startup work experience a plus
  • A people person who enjoys interacting with others and leading with a hands on approach
  • A willingness to get involved in the detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Bonus: skilled at using Xero, Pleo, Totem

Benefits

Competitive compensation + carry eligible + benefits + flexible working environment

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firstminute is a seed fund backed by over 120 unicorn founders and a world-class community.

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