Our client is one of Europe's leading impact investment funds. The firm is investing in sustainable companies with a lasting positive effect on people and environment.

 

For the growing team we are looking for a

 

ASSISTANT/
FINANCE SUPPORT

(f/m/d)

 

who will be supporting the colleagues with office administrative tasks and assist the groups Head of Finance.

 

 

The ideal candidate is a team player with exceptional communication skills, meticulous attention to detail and creative problem-solving skills. This role supports the investment team as well as the new hired Head of Finance and requires the ability to juggle competing responsibilities while prioritizing. Daily responsibilities include a mix of finance support tasks, calendar management, coordinating meetings, travel and logistics, and prioritizing across multiple leaders. We are looking for someone with strong experience working with a team in fast-paced environments, and the ability to handle sensitive information with excellent judgment, diplomacy and discretion.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Manage and maintain multiple calendars, including recurring meetings, prioritizing appropriately and using good judgment in offering solutions to complex scheduling and meeting planning needs
  • Meetings may include Board meetings, team off-sites and ongoing staff meetings which includes coordination, audio/video set-up as needed, catering and program material preparation
  • Maintain databases, slack channel and other networking tracking activities
  • Respond to urgent inquiries from internal and external stakeholders on the teams’ behalf
  • Handle highly confidential information and documents with discretion and confidentiality
  • Process and track expenses in a timely manner for the team
  • Support the Head of Finance in regular reportings, accounting activities etc.:
    • Tracking the key financial data of the portfolio companies, help with daily interaction with external accountants and key stakeholders to provide financial information on the funds and the portfolio companies
    • Handle the quarterly reportings to key stakeholders, in internal tracking of fund development etc.
    • Help with the preparation of financial material for audit committees, board meetings
  • Operate with exceptional attention to detail

 

SKILL SET

 

  • Few years of experience in supporting multiple level executives and small teams in office management as well as financial supporting tasks
  • Solid understanding of fund accounting activities 
  • A strong team player, proactive, positive and personable with excellent communication skills and a “can do” attitude- willing to take initiative with confidence
  • Resilient, with ability to manage multiple projects and deliver quality work to deadlines
  • High degree of integrity when dealing with confidential and sensitive information
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills in both, German and English
  • Strong calendar management and prioritization skills
  • Advanced proficiency with outlook, google docs, as well as key applications such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Zoom

 

OFFER AND APPLICATION

 

The company is providing a family and life-friendly working environment including flexible working hours and celebrates diversity. The management is fully committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspective, and skills. The office is located in the South of Munich (Thalkirchen) with a team of about 15 colleagues.

 

If you are looking for a responsible support role and feel comfortable with the tasks mentioned above, we are very much looking forward to your application via Email to wood@kathrinwood.com including your resume, a short letter of motivation, your salary expectation and your earliest start date.

 

We will support your application and guide you through the process in order to help you to become the ideal candidate.

 

 

YOUR SUCCESS IS OUR PRIORITY!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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