Associate Dutch Founders Fund
At Dutch Founders Fund, It’s our mission to help innovative founders grow their company into something great. We believe in a new way of investing. We do this by sharing our knowledge and experience as founders. Our collaboration and combined experiences make sure that we move beyond our own abilities. That’s how we make more impact- together.
In our first year, we have already invested in 6 founding teams. And we’re just getting started. We plan to make more impact in the next few years and therefore we are looking for an experienced associate to join our team.
In this role, you handle most of the financial modeling and initial due diligence for investment opportunities, while assisting with the management and monitoring of portfolio companies as well as sourcing deals and supporting transactions.
Like we’ve mentioned, we want to give our portfolio companies all the support they need to be successful. By being the provider of all needed financial knowledge, you will be a great part of their (and our!) succes. You will combine this support to the business with fund management activities such as financial status reports of our investments.
How you do this.
You will have a diverse role, where you will work with multiple stakeholders. Let’s define some of your responsibilities:
> Deal sourcing:
+ Analyzing investment teasers
+ Initial due diligence for investment opportunities
> Prior to investments:
+ Playing a role in our due diligence process
+ Supporting the review of incoming investment requests / review incoming applications
> After DFF invests:
+ Helping the investment companies to set up KPI monitoring activities
+ Making sure that the portfolio companies have a proper financial setup (like cash flow and P&L statements).
+ Consolidating the key financial metrics from portfolio companies for our investor reporting.
+ Write updates on developments within the portfolio for our investors.
> Fund wise:
+ Fund Administration Management, for example: IRR calculation, compliance, capital drawdown
+ (Coordinating) bookkeeping and review of annual accounts.
More about you.
- Our ideal candidate has 3 years experience in working in the world of investment funds, private equity PE or venture capital VC.
- HBO or University (Bachelor or Master) degree in Finance, Controlling or Accounting.
- Relevant experience in an accounting or controlling function.
- You are highly skilled in Excel and when it comes to making valuation models.
- Your experiences make you able to make an impact on the responsibilities described above.
- You have strong communication skills in both Dutch and English.
We believe in equal opportunities for everyone. We do not select candidates based on gender, age, origin, religion or disability. We wholeheartedly invite everyone who recognizes themselves in the above profile to respond.
What we give back.
Challenge, responsibility, freedom, flexibility and an interesting financial compensation. Please share with us what other things are important to you and we are very open to discuss this when you are the right match.