Legal and tax controller

Nauta Capital

Nauta Capital is a pan-European Venture Capital firm with 500m€ under management and a portfolio of over 50 companies.  We’re passionate about backing ambitious companies that share our vision to create global disruptors in large spaces, where technology has had a limited impact to date.

Our teams in Barcelona, London and Berlin invest in early-stage software companies with a single global thesis. We have backed amazing technology disruptors such as Privalia, Brandwatch, Social Point, Onna, Zephr, Mishipay, zenloop and Holded among others.

We are currently recruiting a Legal and tax controller. He/she will be in charge of the legal, tax and compliance matters of the group. This position will be based in Barcelona.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Investor Relations

The legal and tax controller will be the main contact of the investors for any legal, tax or AML related questions. He / she will coordinate all the legal and tax aspects of capital calls, distributions and other communications.

During the next months, the tax and legal controller will oversee the implementation of a new investor portal.

In addition, during the fundraising periods, she / he will participate in the fund set-up:

  • He / She will engage with lawyers and advisors with the aim to define and set-up the fund structure and monitor the regulatory process.
  • She / He will lead the negotiation of the agreements (LPA), the signing and onboarding process of the investors.


  • Tax, legal and compliance

A key aspect of the role will be to ensure that the group meets its legal, tax, regulatory and compliance obligations at any time.

The candidate will be in charge of the follow-up of all the legal obligations of the funds and the group (advisory boards, shareholder meetings, etc.).

He / She will be the main contact of the tax advisors for day-to-day obligations and ad’hoc analysis.

Together with our advisors, he / she will overview the AML process and the related audit.

She / He will be in charge of communication with regulatory entities (CNMV, FCA) and potential on boarding processes.

The legal and tax controller will be in charge to define, update and comply with the data-protection framework. He / she will be the main contact of the data protection advisors.

  • ESG and responsible investment

She / He will participate in the continuous update of our ESG policies, and the various actions implemented (reports, association memberships, code of ethics, etc.).

He / She will be in charge of the ESG due diligence during the Investment process and will provide support to the portfolio companies when required.

  • Investment process support

She / He will ensure that all our investments are compliant with our internal processes and will get involved in ensuring that our terms and conditions are market standard and consistent in the geographies where we operate.

He / she will participate in the divestment processes of the portfolio companies.


Candidate profile

  • First class academics (degree in law, economics, business management; or double degree)
  • A minimum of 2-3 years’ professional experience in an international law firm (preferably in tax or commercial law)
  • Fluent in Spanish & English
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Interest in the technology and the investment sector
  • The candidate is proactive, rigorous and has a structured mindset

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