Venture Capital Investment Controller (m/f/d)

Rocket Internet
Berlin, Germany

About Rocket Internet

Rocket Internet incubates, builds and operationally develops internet-based business models. It provides operational support to its companies and helps them scale internationally. Besides, it strategically invests in complementary internet and technology companies globally to build out its network. Rocket Internet focuses predominantly on four industry sectors of online and mobile retail and services that make up a significant share of consumer spending: Food & Groceries, Fashion, General Merchandise and Home & Living. Rocket Internet's selected companies are active in a large number of countries around the world. For further information please visit

Job Description

As a VC Controller (m/f/d) – you will be part of the team that supports the Global Founders Capital (GFC). The position is based in Berlin.

With a permanent capital of 3b+ USD of net cash at our GP and two 1b USD fund we have a large and unique long-term and flexible capital base.  GFC invests on a global basis over the portfolio companies’ lifecycle. Our international team offers great development opportunities at GFC / Rocket Internet as well as within our network of companies. You will work interdisciplinary with colleagues from the internal investment and finance teams and with external service providers such as the fund’s administrator, AIFM, tax accountants, lawyers and auditors.

The following tasks will be part of your new role:

• Preparation of the quarterly reporting package for investors (in English language)

• Maintaining key portfolio data and legal library on all fund investments

• Reviewing in depth the work performed by the fund’s administrator/accountant

• Monitoring and reconciliation of cash flows, liaising with the administrator on payments

• Supporting the annual audit and tax preparation

• Preparing information of capital calls


You gained working experience in finance / accounting / controlling / treasury or at an accountancy / audit firm, ideally in one of the big four

• You earned a degree in business administration or a related field with a focus on finance / accounting / controlling

• You work highly detail oriented and strive to ensure the highest level of data quality

• You communicate well with stakeholders internally and external service providers

• You possess solid Excel skills to perform data analysis

• You have excellent English skills

Rocket powers a global network of companies with unique reach, extensive resources and exceptional people. You’ll be based in Berlin, one of the world’s most exciting and dynamic cities. Rocket offers you high-end offices, a roof terrace, a free gym as well as free drinks. You’ll get a unique career opportunities across our network.