Founders Associate (m/f/d) - FinTech

Management · Berlin · Full-time · Mid-level

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Job description

About the Job

We’re looking for a motivated Founders Associate (m/f/d) to join an international team of serial founders and experienced executives at one of our portfolio companies and support its Founding Team strategies.

In your day-to-day work, you’ll focus on supporting the CEO and Founding Team in  operational and process-related matters while driving operational excellence across the organisation.

Join our portfolio company: A German FinTech company focused on making digital financial services accessible to everyone. The startup's intuitive, user-friendly app combines the power of AI with a team of expert tax consultants to deliver speedy, effortless, and efficient tax returns to thousands of customers.

In this role, you’ll:

  • Own and manage various growth initiatives and projects at the same time 
  • Conceptualise strategies to improve key business processes 
  • Identify opportunities for workflow automations and implement them in order to facilitate the scaling process
  • Strategically support the company's various departments through ad-hoc projects where and when it is most needed 
  • Monitor departmental KPIs and identify ways to ensure/optimise their fulfilment
  • Be the go-to person when it comes to finding pragmatic and hands-on solutions to any challenges in process-related topics

Your Profile

  • Professional experience in an operations-related position, preferably in a VC, high-growth startup, investment banking or consulting firm
  • Excellent understanding of business processes
  • A pragmatic and creative approach to problem solving and resilience when dealing with challenges
  • Excellent analytical skills, combined with a great sense of ownership as well as initiative and a hands-on mentality
  • Excellent prioritisation and organisational skills, as well as the ability to effectively communicate with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English and German
  • Successfully completed studies in a business related field

Please note that we’re looking for support in the Hamburg office of our portfolio company. Eligibility to work in the EU is required.

Benefits and Perks

  • Join an experienced founding team and an open feedback culture across all departments
  • Make a true impact in the fintech industry
  • Get challenged and develop your professional skills by owning a breadth of responsibilities, creating a steep learning curve from day one
  • Thrive from an inspiring, creative, and diverse environment with amazing and smart colleagues from all over the world
  • Well equipped and modern office in the heart of Hamburg city
  • 30 vacation days + flexible working hours
  • Min 80% mobile work allowance
  • Company pension scheme
  • Discounts at 1500+ shops and services
  • Strongly subsidised gym membership
  • Work Bike 
  • And of course; Being part of an instant network within the Project A family

Apply below and become a part of our success story!

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

Project A is committed to diverse and equal opportunities hiring for all – applicants, candidates, and employees alike. We value humans – with all our glorious multifaceted backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences – and look forward to your application.


Project A is one of Europe's leading venture capital firms, with offices in Berlin and London. Founded in 2012 as an Operational VC, we have backed more than 100 startups across 17 countries and 15 industries, including digital health, Fintech, and mobility. Our dedicated team of 140+ professionals supports our portfolio companies with software engineering, marketing, sales, hiring, and other business-critical services.

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