Merantix Careers

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Operations & Finance Manager



Accounting & Finance, Operations
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024
What we do

Merantix is a group of AI-first organisations and initiatives. Our mission is to drive AI adoption in Europe, and we achieve this by: 1. Investing in and building the best AI-native companies through the Merantix AI Fund & Studio, 2. Developing AI-enabled solutions for various industries through Merantix Momentum, 3. Leading the dialogue on AI adoption and connecting AI stakeholders through Merantix AI Campus.

The Merantix AI Campus is the leading platform for uniting key stakeholders in a collaborative AI environment, fostering transparency and exchange. In the past 3 years, it has become Europe's hub for AI innovation and adoption, the Campus covers everything from deeply technical topics to business, ethics, and regulations. We’ve started to grow internationally with pop-ups in Basel and London, we also co-initiated the AI House 2024 at the World Economic Forum, featuring 180+ speakers and 5,000 attendees. And we’re just getting started!

Merantix is looking for a driven generalist and team player for their Merantix AI Campus organisation to run and grow its operations and finance

Your role
We view operational excellence as the backbone of our organisation -- only when fully functioning can we unlock true community building! As our Operations & Finance Manager, you'll enhance member and partner experiences by managing operations and finance, manage one of our 5 FTEs, and collaborating with our leadership to improve processes and scale our organisation.

Your main responsibilities will contain:

  • Take full ownership of our 6000m2-large building and management of our day to day business;

  • Challenge the status quo of our processes and initiate improvement measures and take responsibility for automation and optimisation of our organisation;

  • Work closely with our leadership, taking a proactive approach to identifying new opportunities and resolving trending / common issues;

  • Manage and own the relationship with our service providers and external stakeholders to achieve the best possible results;

  • Own the budget, be responsible for our financial controlling, bookkeeping and contract management.

Your profile

We define ourselves by a culture of ownership and cooperation. We are looking for driven, capable, visionary and prudent talents with proven track records of personal, academic and professional achievement.

  • You are ready to be one of the early team of the Merantix AI Campus and thrive within the startup environment.

  • You have already worked in a similar role within a dynamic environment for at least 2+ years;

  • You have excellent communication verbal and written in both German and English;

  • You have excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams;

  • You are a hands-on person with an eye for the detail;

  • You are highly self-organised and have a structured approach to work with an ability to multitask;

  • You are passionate about creating meaningful impact and contributing to the European AI revolution.

What we offer
In addition to a competitive salary, you can expect a culture that celebrates entrepreneurial thinking, emphasizes individual ownership, fosters teamwork, and prioritizes action. We are builders focused on tangible results that lead to impactful solutions and companies, and outcomes that exceed the ordinary.
About us
We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity. We consider all applications equally regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity. We strongly encourage individuals from groups traditionally underrepresented in tech to apply, and we can help with immigration.