Adara Ventures
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Adara Ventures

👋 We’re hiring a CFO: applications open

💥 Click here to apply 💥

Adara Ventures is a Venture Capital firm with €180m of AUM. We back visionary founders building innovative solutions that solve complex problems for the enterprise.

We actively search for early-stage B2B opportunities in cybersecurity, data & applications, infrastructure, DevOps, components and digital health. Our team is located in Madrid and we actively cover Spain, Portugal, Italy, France, UK & Ireland.

With three generations of funds under management, we have backed more than 42 companies, including the likes of Alienvault (Acquired by AT&T), ADD (Acquired by Microchip), Eyesquad (Acquired by Tessera), Playgiga (Acquired by Facebook), HDIV (Acquired by Datadog), Scalefast (Acquired by ESW), Seedtag, Stratio, 42Crunch, XYZ Reality and Freeverse.

We are now in the process of scaling our family of flagship funds, while considering new thematic investment vehicles. We expect the coming years to be a time of strong growth in AUM, portfolio of investments and team for Adara.

🧑‍💻 We’re hiring a CFO

We’re seeking an experienced CFO who is eager to join our fast-growing firm and help take it to the next level. If you’re an entrepreneurial Financial Executive looking for your next challenge this is your place!

As our CFO, you will be part of the executive team and will report directly to the partners. You will manage all financial aspects of the firm coordinating with our administration, accounting, tax teams and growing portfolio of startups. This role will be based out of our office in the center of Madrid.

🖖 What can you expect as CFO at Adara?

We are committed to finding and supporting the next generation of enterprise tech founders as they scale from first ticket to exit. As CFO you will be part of the Madrid team and will:

  • Lead the Finance & Admin team: You will be exposed to a wide range of Adara stakeholders (from our LPs and start-up finance contact points, to our investment team and our external fund service providers and advisors). You will lead the improvement of finance and admin processes by identifying and implementing software to support them.
  • Coordinate with our external fund service providers and advisors (admin / audit / tax) in Luxembourg: You will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing our external fund admin, accounting, and tax teams in Luxembourg.
  • Support the partners of the firm in the structuring of our new vehicles: You will also lead and oversee our (external or internal) accounting, tax and fund admin teams for our future vehicles in Luxembourg and in Spain.
  • Lead the preparation of our investor reporting: You will lead the preparation of the quarterly investors reports. Along with the Finance and Admin team you will be responsible for monitoring, forecasting and optimizing our combined cash position and inter-entity flows.
  • Lead the Adara Portfolio CFO Community: You will be responsible for engaging the 25+ CFOs at our portfolio companies, sharing best practices and ensuring financial excellence.

🔎 What are we looking for?

We believe that Venture Capital should be open to people of all backgrounds and we are committed to building a team with diverse experience. We encourage applicants of all backgrounds to apply.

We value the following attributes:

  • Self starter, structured with strong initiative, responsible and able to work autonomously with a high degree of quality.
  • Strong entrepreneurial drive.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent managing and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail-oriented, rigorous, but also able to get the big picture and synthesise.
  • Fluent in both English and Spanish, both written and verbal. Other languages are valued.
  • Sound finance and accounting knowledge basis.
  • Very good Excel and other Microsoft office (or similar) skills.
  • Fund auditing experience in a big four (a plus but not required).

Additionally, we highly value proactivity and continuous improvement. We expect that you will help us to improve our own operations, methodologies and delivery mechanisms by incorporating new initiatives, tools and resources.

We are constantly upgrading how we work and you will be key to helping take Adara to the next level.

🙋 How do I apply?

💥 Click here to apply 💥



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