Position

Finance and Operations Manager

Team

Finance

Location

United Kingdom

Job Description

About Antler 

Antler is a global early-stage venture capital firm that invests in the defining technology companies of tomorrow. Antler is on a mission to fundamentally improve the world by  identifying, investing in and challenging the world’s most exceptional people to build groundbreaking technology companies.

We believe anyone with the right grit, spike, drive, and ambition can change the world. Antler is present in most major startup ecosystems across five continents, including in hubs such as New York, London, Berlin, Bangalore, Singapore, Sydney, and, most recently, in Toronto. Since launching in 2017, we have invested in over 300 companies across the world, and our portfolio represents over 30 different industries, such as healthtech, proptech, deeptech, and fintech.

 

Your role as a Finance and Operations Manager 

  • Hands-on support of investment and capital teams to drive investments, investor relations and founder & portfolio management initiatives
  • Support portfolio companies and founders during and after the investment process
  • Run finance, governance, legal, compliance and operations for the Antler Global Fund.
  • Own day-to-day financial tasks including invoicing, accounts payable and receivable, expense management and reimbursements
  • Collaborate with the fund administrator to ensure execution of fund-related payments, investments, drawdowns and distributions 
  • Support in the preparation of annual financial statements, external audit requirements and tax filing with regulators
  • Drive and support critical legal work streams including tax and legal structuring for investments and regulatory management. 
  • Ensure timely external reporting to investors, governmental regulatory bodies, auditors, advisors and other relevant third parties 
  • Other ad-hoc administrative duties as required

 

Your Background

  • Interest in venture capital and startups
  • Higher education and previous experience within accounting, auditing or legal/compliance
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Highly Proficient in MS Excel and MS Office or Google Suite
  • Proactive and positive personality with excellent communication skills
  • Able to work effectively with minimal management guidance and supervision across time zones
  • High level of integrity and takes accountability of work 
  • Ability to propose constructive and creative ideas to address observed gaps
  • Ability to thrive on challenges in a very fast-paced and high-volume environment where quality and speed are of essence
  • Comfortable dealing with various stakeholders such as founders and investors
  • Highly analytical, and organized with an excellent attention to detail and ability to work under tight deadlines

 

What you can expect 

  • Be part of one of the most active venture capital firms globally, which invests in and supports hundreds of new portfolio companies every year
  • Work in a fast-growing global organisation with a lot of responsibilities from day one, in a supportive culture with colleagues across all continents 
  • A fun and highly-qualified  team, all dedicated to making Antler and our portfolio companies a huge success
  • Opportunity to create a legacy and have a large impact: be part of a company that will invest in and support thousands of disruptive companies over the coming years and support exceptional entrepreneurs from around the world who are making a difference

 

Details

  • Location: London or Remote
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Remuneration: Competitive
  • Please note that Antler does not provide visa sponsorship at this stage

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