Fund Operations Manager (Tokyo, Japan)

Job description

Scrum Ventures is an early-stage venture firm based in Tokyo and San Francisco. With entrepreneurial expertise and a strong network in Japan, we actively support portfolio global growth and success. Through our Scrum Studios platform, we connect global corporations with startups to partner in innovation.

The Tokyo office is looking for a Fund Operations Manager to support the management of our portfolio companies and fundraising. This position will work closely with both the investment team as well as the finance team on contracts, DDQ, required LP documents, valuations, and data management. 

Here are some of the specific functions:

  • Fundraising Support
    • Work with the U.S. finance team and Japan legal counsel to create DDQ and other key materials
    • Interface with LPs for contracts and other logistics
    • Manage related paperwork (registration renewals, documents requested by LPs, etc)
  • SPV Support
    • Work with the U.S. finance team and Japan legal counsel to create contracts

    • Liaise with LPs for contracts and other logistics

    • Manage related paperwork (fund registration in Japan, etc)

  • Portfolio Support
    • Collect and manage required data

    • Calculate valuations

    • Handle Japan SOI and audits

    • Monitor listed portfolio stock prices

  • Investment Support
    • Provide contract support for the investment team

    • Assist with wires

    • Misc paperwork (Foreign Trade Act, etc.)

Requirements

  • 3 or more years experience in legal or accounting, or have an MBA degree

  • Strong interest and enthusiasm in startups, entrepreneurship, and venture capital

  • Fluent in both English and Japanese

  • VC portfolio management experience a plus


About Scrum Ventures
Scrum Ventures is an early-stage venture firm based in San Francisco with a growing Tokyo office. With entrepreneurial expertise and a strong network in Japan, we actively support portfolio global growth and success. Learn more at https://scrum.vc/


About Scrum Studios

Scrum Studio, Inc. is an open innovation platform established by Scrum Ventures, formed to bridge the gap between iconic Japanese corporations with startups from around the world. The platform focuses on three pillars to create new business opportunities: acceleration, incubation, and connection. Its vertical studio programs include: Well-BeingX, SPORTS TECH TOKYO, SmartCityX, and Food Tech Studio - Bites!