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 Hasso Plattner Foundation's main office in Potsdam, Germany.
As Analyst - Investment Controlling (all genders) for the Investment Office of the Hasso Plattner Foundation, you will work closely with all members of the investment team and specifically our operational experts and partners to support the management of our investment portfolio. This position requires a diligent and data-driven person who is eager to learn. The successful candidate will be a self-starter and is used to “getting things done”.
Transaction processing and static data maintenance within our portfolio management software
Reconciliation of cash, valuation and performance data
Ad-hoc analysis, specifically relating to performance attribution and valuation
Assist with good record keeping across the investment portfolio, including automating document capture
Execution support for all investments, working closely with legal, tax and KYC specialists
Assist with compliance monitoring, regulatory reporting and external audits
Your Experience & Qualifications
Good academic degree and relevant experience as a working student or intern
Familiarity with financial markets and major asset classes preferred
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 activitie
We look forward to receiving your application in English (CV, diplomas & transcripts of records, references) compiled as one PDF document with your salary expectations and earliest entry date.