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Planet A
Planet A

Chief Finance Officer (m/f/x)

Planet A

Planet A

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Accounting & Finance
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Hello there! We're Planet A Ventures, a venture capital and private equity firm with a passion for the environment. We're all about tackling the world's biggest environmental problems through early-stage funding and mentoring for highly scalable green tech startups. With our team of 11-50 dedicated individuals, we measure and forecast the positive environmental impact of a startup as our central metric of success. Currently, we're searching for a Chief Finance Officer (m/f/x) who's ready to help us continue making a difference. If you're excited about making significant contributions to green tech ventures and have a knack for finance, then you could be the perfect fit for our team!


  • Develop and execute the financial strategy of Planet A, aligning with our mission to support sustainable and impactful investments.
  • Lead fundraising initiatives for the upcoming fund and future investment vehicles.
  • Oversee all financial functions including accounting, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting. Ensure timely and accurate financial information is available to support decision-making.
  • Work closely with the investment team to assess the financial viability and risks of potential investments.
  • Provide strategic financial insights to optimize our investment portfolio for both financial returns and environmental impact.
  • Identify and manage financial risks, ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  • Manage relationships with investors, partners, and financial institutions. Communicate financial performance and strategic direction effectively.
  • Lead, mentor, and develop our small but mighty finance team, fostering a culture of high performance and continuous improvement.


  • Extensive experience in a senior financial leadership role, preferably with a background in venture capital/ private equity, and fund management within Germany.
  • In-depth knowledge of the German financial regulatory environment and a solid understanding of global investment strategies.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, with fluency in both German and English.
  • Exceptional analytical, strategic, and decision-making skills.
  • Strong leadership qualities and the ability to manage high-performing teams.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and not shy away from hands-on work when needed.

Planet A is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and encourages people of all ethnic & racial origins, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions & ideologies, socio-economic statuses, educational backgrounds, ages, and individuals of all abilities to apply.

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