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Financial Controller (f/m/d)

Financial Controller (f/m/d)

New role based out of Cologne - start as soon as possible 

About Us

Capnamic is one of the leading venture capital firms based in Cologne, Berlin and Munich, Germany, specializing in early-stage investments in innovative technology companies. With a deep commitment to supporting entrepreneurs and fostering innovation, we've built a diverse portfolio of successful startups across various sectors. As we continue to grow and make impactful investments, we are seeking a Finance Controller (f/m/d) to join and strengthen the Finance Team.

Position Overview

We are searching for an enthusiastic Financial Controller to assist in helping professionalize the Controlling processes in place, overseeing our financial accounting activities, and provide support in managing the day-to-day financial operation. This role will offer a valuable opportunity for professional growth and hands-on experience in the world of venture capital finance working directly with our Finance Lead and Managing Partners.

Key responsibilities

  • Administering the firm's fund vehicles, including capital call and distribution processes
  • Collaborate closely with the tax advisory team to assist in pre-accounting using DATEV, ensuring accurate and timely preparation and analysis of monthly and annual accounting statements
  • Support the creation of quarterly reports for Limited Partners
  • Facilitate daily accounting responsibilities, including processing bank transfers, overseeing expense approvals, and managing the organization and filing of invoices and contracts
  • Drive ongoing improvement and streamlining of accounting and controlling procedures to enhance efficiency and effectiveness
  • Preparation of the Capnamic advisory board & shareholder documents as well as meetings
  • Annual and medium-term planning for our funds and further development of the tools used for this purpose


  • Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field, along with at least two years of experience in Finance, preferably within the Venture Capital or Private Equity sector
  • Proficient in using DATEV for pre-accounting and accounting tasks to ensure accurate and timely preparation and analysis of monthly and annual accounting statements
  • Analytical mindset and excellent communication skills to effectively collaborate with team members, portfolio companies, and external partners
  • A high affinity for digital processes and common financial software solutions, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel or Google Sheets
  • Strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills, capable of effective communication across all levels of the organization
  • Hands-on approach, eager to assume a significant level of responsibility from day one within a collaborative team environment
  • Fluent in both German and English


  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity for career advancement and professional development in a dynamic and growing sector
  • Remote work opportunities
  • A collaborative and supportive team that values open communication and cooperation
  • Valuable hands-on experience and take on significant responsibilities from day one

How to Apply

If you are a motivated and results-driven Finance Controller looking for a new challenge in the dynamic world of venture capital, we invite you to apply for this position. Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and relevant experience to Capnamic is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. 

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