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Fund Controller, Successful Mid Cap Buyout Fund, Munich, Germany
A successful mid cap buyout fund is looking for a Fund Controller to join their team. The position is based in Munich, Germany.

Fund Controller, Successful Mid Cap Buyout Fund, Munich, Germany

2 - 5 years
5 - 10 years
About our client

Our client is a successful mid cap buyout fund focussing on investments into medium-sized companies in the DACH region. They are now looking to hire a Fund Controller to support their finance team. In this position, you will be responsible for all finance-related matters for one of the managed funds. The position is based in Munich, Germany.
What the job involves

  • Supervision of portfolio company acquisitions and exits, including calculation and implementation of “waterfalls”, setting up and processing of corporate transaction structures, processing of purchase price payments and handling transaction documentation
  • Coordination and supervision of quarterly investor reports, including capital accounts, capital calls and distribution as well as quarterly and annual financial statements (IFRS / KARBV)
  • Quarterly valuation of portfolio companies for investor reporting and annual financial statements (IPEV / IFRS and possibly HFA 10)
  • Responsible for CapTables, calculation of shareholder loans and distribution simulation (waterfall calculations) of portfolio companies
  • Creation of ad hoc reports (e.g., performance overviews, benchmarking reports) for various stakeholders as well as answering investor requests
  • Responsible for compliance with regulatory reporting requirements (i.e., BaFin, SEC, etc.)
  • You will be the main point of contact for fund administrators, fund managers, tax advisors and auditors
  • Continuous development and optimisation of processes and structures
  • Support various projects, e.g., further digitalisation of fund processes, reporting tools, optimisation of CRM or support during the fundraising process
  • You will be the point of contact for investors, service providers, investment professionals and the management team relating to all valuation-specific questions

Who we are looking for

  • University degree in Business Administration, Finance or related disciplines
  • Initial professional work experience in fund controlling, investment controlling, valuation or deal/transaction advisory
  • Knowledge in valuation is required
  • Accounting skills according to HGB and IFRS are helpful
  • Excellent MS Office skills, in particular, Excel
  • Strong analytical skills, a high affinity for numbers
  • You are a team player with a hands-on approach and an eye for detail
  • Fluency in German and English is required
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