Manager Cash Management (all genders)

 

Who we are:
We are the Investment Office of the Hasso Plattner Foundation. We have the mandate to generate income and preserve and grow the wealth of the Hasso Plattner Foundation – with the ultimate goal of funding existing and new philanthropic initiatives into perpetuity.  

 

We aim to generate high, risk-adjusted returns and invest capital in global public equities, leveraged buyouts, venture and growth capital, hedge funds and real assets. We invest with trusted external fund managers, in real estate, and selectively via direct co-investments of businesses, especially in enterprise software and digital health sectors. 

 

Our investment strategy focuses on long-term equity ownership and risk diversification. The Investment Office seeks out external partners with entrepreneurial spirit, an ingrained moral compass, and a drive to make a positive impact. We invest to create value for both shareholders and society. Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations guide our investment decisions deeply.  

 

The role is based in Potsdam, Germany

 

The position:
As Manager Cash Management you will work within the Investment Office of the Hasso Plattner Foundation and serve as the central point of contact for all cash management topics. You will make sure that the Foundation, across subsidiaries and SPVs, has the capital it needs to meet day-to-day operations and also support the Investment Office with strategic cash planning topics.

 

Major tasks:

  • Reconcile and analyse all cash transactions with the support of the Investment Office Operations Team
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports on the Foundation’s cash position, including projected cashflows
  • Provide execution support for all cash and fixed income investments
  • Assist the COO to manage banking relationships, including monitoring fees, services and credit lines 
  • Contribute to scenario analyses and stress tests regarding future cash obligations
  • Assist with compliance monitoring, regulatory reporting and external audits

 

Required background, competencies & skills:

  • Good academic degree in finance, accounting, or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in a similar role
  • Familiarity with financial markets and major asset classes a plus
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical skills 
  • Self-motivated personality who is also a team player
  • High affinity for IT-applications and numbers; proficient in MS Excel
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in oral and written English
  • Unquestioned integrity and strong sense for discretion

 

What else do we offer you?

  • Working in a motivated team with flat hierarchies 
  • A competitive compensation package
  • Support to pursue professional training
  • Public transport ticket
  • Multi-day team events and training opportunities
  • Working in a beautiful office that offers free lunch, fruits, drinks, excellent coffee, and opportunities for outdoor sports activities
     

To apply:
We look forward to receiving your application in English (CV, diplomas, transcript of records and references) compiled as one PDF document via our website with your salary expectations and earliest entry date.