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  • Posted: Sep 6, 2021
    Deadline: Sep 17, 2021
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  • VP serves as a community and launchpad for technology innovators solving some of the most challenging problems on the African continent. It is a carefully curated hub where tech-enthusiasts, freelancers, start-up entrepreneurs, and professionals on the go, who share common attitudes, interests, and goals, can meet, network and create. We work closely with ...
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    Head Fund Operations

    We are scaling our work of partnering early with bold founders building transformative startups across Africa, and to enable this mission; we are looking for a rockstar who will be primarily responsible for managing our core fund administration, compliance, reporting, ESG & finance functions by maintaining records, monitoring activities, and liaising with the management company as well as VP’s finance, HR & Audit Head; service providers; banks and investors.

    We will rely on you to;

    • Coordinate and liaise with fund administrators and other fund service providers - Ensure we stay compliant, operate smoothly, abide by all our commitments, and report as at when due.

    • Lead reporting & record keeping - Review and audit NAV monthly and liaise with various parties (including internal and external finance & audit teams) to prepare financial statements for quarterly and year-end reporting and audit purposes as well as ensure all required LP and regulatory reports are delivered as at when due. Work with the finance and management company teams to review cash flows and operating expenses in line with fund commitments and obligations.

    • Process Improvement- Lead the streamlining of VP’s operating procedures in consultation with partners and other leaders to improve operating efficiencies in the team, and provide an operational risk assessment of our processes with all stakeholders to resolve any issues.

    • ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) and Fund Compliance: Lead the funds ESG program and liaise with the corporate compliance team, other team members, partners, and portfolio companies on all ESG and compliance matters for the fund including regulatory compliance across jurisdictions.

    WORK WITH GREAT PEOPLE

    Partner, Engagement, Pipeline and Investmen

    SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS

    This role could be perfect for you if you are/have:

    • Minimum of 5 years professional experience in investment operation management or fund administration role

    • Experience with ESG is a plus

    • Entrepreneurial, committed, and able to work under pressure

    • Proven management of investor reporting and communication

    • Experience in supporting fund structuring and set-up would be an advantage

    • A qualified lawyer or accountant (a plus but not a must)

    • A SEC (Security Exchange Commission) or equivalent sponsored individual (a plus but not a must)

    • You enjoy a fast-paced work environment.

    Location:

    Anywhere, but we are biased toward candidates who are located in Lagos, Abuja, Accra, Cairo and Nairobi.

    The role also requires some level of local and international Travel

    Other conditions:
    Your application cover letter should be no more than a page (A4), describing what you think about our work and why you are the best person to join us in this role.

    Method of Application

    This job has expired. Application is no longer allowed

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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