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Fund Controller / Fund Accountant - Private Equity - London

Job Title: Fund Controller / Fund Accountant - Private Equity - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Reference: BBBH22692_1573672706
Contact Name: Tom Baker
Contact Email: tom.baker@twentyrecruitment.com
Job Published: November 13, 2019 19:18

Job Description

Twenty Recruitment Group are working with a London based Private Equity firm who are looking to hire a Fund Controller. The firm have ambitious plans to double their AUM over the next 3 -5 years and this is a new hire to assist with the growth as they look to launch a new fund early next year.

The focus areas for this position are investor reporting, treasury and FX hedging, valuations and cash management.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of month end financial packs
  • Liaison with, and reporting to, the Fund's third party depositary under AIFMD
  • Preparation of Quarterly reports in accordance with agreed timetables
  • Preparation of statutory accounts in accordance with I-PA's, including being contact point for Fund auditors
  • Administer drawdown and distribution processes
  • Undertake first review of quarterly valuations
  • Management of investment legal documentation
  • Daily updating of accounting software
  • Daily monitoring of bank accounts
  • Arranging payments and transfers through the internet banking system as required
  • Understanding of and familiarisation with the relevant Limited Partnership Agreements
  • Reviewing investment committee minutes for decisions impacting Funds administered
  • Liaising with staff in Luxembourg and other European offices as necessary
  • Ensure a professional working relationship with Investor Relations, deal executives and
  • Fund Investors, including responding to ad-hoc queries as required
  • Reviewing and monitoring key related treasury aspects, including an understanding of the strategies and the related reporting

Requirements:

  • Prior Fund Accounting or Fund Control experience
  • Qualified accountant (ACA OR ACCA OR CIMA)
  • Strong excel skills
  • Experience in another PE House, Fund would be beneficial
  • Exposure to Fixed Income / Credit beneficial

Please reach out to Tom Baker at Twenty Recruitment for more information