Vice President Finance

Apollo Ventures is a Life Science Venture Capital Firm and Life Science Company Builder working across Europe and North America. Apollo is unique among investment firms due to its focus on specific field of scientific research – the basic biology of aging. Apollo helps scientists working on understanding how and why we age to set up companies based on their discoveries, then builds those companies together with scientists and biotech professionals.

Your Tasks

  • Responsible for accounting and administration of the fund and management company
  • Responsible for legal issues and contracts
  • Responsible for HR contracts work (employment contracts, payroll etc.)
  • Monitoring and reporting of monthly cash receipts and payments
  • Preparing of regular financial reports for the GPs and LPs
  • Working together with third party service providers (tax accountants, lawyers)
  • Supporting the management team on their fundraising activities (e.g., pipeline management and structuring)
  • Supporting portfolio companies on financial and legal issues

Your Qualifications

  • Degree in finance, accounting, or related disciplines
  • Qualified accountant with CPA/CA/ACCA or equivalent is preferred
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills
  • Basic knowledge and exposure to corporate law
  • Familiarity with the working of Venture Capital Funds and Fund Economics
  • International working experience desired
  • Self-motivated, well-organized and hands-on mentality
  • Strong coordinator & team player
  • Excellent Excel and Power Point skills
  • Fluency in English and German

Timelines & Applications

  • CV and a one-page letter of intent and description of interest
  • Two references from current or recent supervisors/employers