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ASSISTANT FINANCE MANAGER
(Utrecht, FULLTIME OR PARTTIME
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Would you like to be part of an entrepreneurial team as a valued business partner at Aqua-Spark? A profitable, fast growing global investment fund active in innovative solutions to improve aquaculture? Are you a team player interested in playing a key role in an organization creating, a positive environmental and social impact?
To manage our finances and financial reporting Aqua-Spark is seeking you!
                         
The company
Aqua-Spark is a global investment fund based in Utrecht that makes investments in sustainable aquaculture businesses, generating financial returns while creating a positive social and environmental impact. The fund is building an ecosystem of small- to medium-sized enterprises across the global aquaculture value chain to make aquaculture more sustainable, healthier and more accessible for all. 

Responsibilities
As an Assistant Finance Manager you will be working closely with the team and our stakeholders. You will primarily be responsible for managing our finances and financial reporting:

  • Coordinate annual audit and preparation of financial statements with the fund’s administrator
  • Coordinate collection and review of quarterly financial reports from portfolio companies, prepare reports/updates on portfolio company financial performance and progress
  • Analyzing the fund’s finances and accounts and helping create monthly/quarterly budgets for the fund and the operating company
  • Answer questions from and provide guidance to portfolio companies as needed regarding quarterly and yearly financial reporting requirements
  • Maintain/create internal fund financial documents, including, for example, investment and capital overviews, management fee calculations, etc.
  • Coordinate and work with fund administrator on semi-annual fund valuation reports
  • Coordinate with fund administrator to ensure that fund accounting is up to date
  • Internal/external invoicing process and collection of invoiced amounts 


Personal skills that match with the team and the position
You are a talented finance professional with at least 2 years of working experience in Finance roles or a strong financial background. While significant experience is preferred, we will consider strong applicants who demonstrate an ability to learn quickly.
Besides a relevant Bachelor/Master degree in Economics or Accounting you have a:

  • Strong knowledge of standard accounting principles and practices
  • Knowledge of valuation mechanisms and practices, including, for instance, NAV/net equity valuations
  • Specific familiarity with IFRS accounting and valuation principles preferred
  • Experience working in an international financial environment preferred
  • Experience with financial modeling preferred
  • Familiarity with Dutch tax reporting/filing is a plus 
  • The ability to build trust and credibility with a team and peers
  • Drive to constantly improve
  • Excellent social and communication skills in English and Dutch, both written and verbal


Location:
In the center of Utrecht. In a beautiful building, you will be working with an inspiring, young professional team.

Remuneration
The correct candidate will have an excellent salary package with attractive secondary benefits and a truly impactful role within a great entrepreneurial and global organisation that is growing fast. We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Contact information
For more information or if you would like to apply directly, please contact Marjolein Jetten: +31 (6) 29 33 2916 or send an e-mail: info@jettenwspartner.nl or marjolein@aqua-spark.nl.
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