Fund Accountant, Private Equity Fund Accountant, Private Equity …

Carnegie Consulting
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Jun 19
GBP65000 - GBP80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Carnegie Consulting
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Jun 19
GBP65000 - GBP80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Our client is a very successful Private Equity business based in central London. With several billion in AUM and a headcount of over 100 people, this firm is still growing. A new hire is sought to join their fund accounting team and the position will suit a fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) ideally with Private Equity fund accounting experience or fund accounting experience gained from another alternative investment business.

Our client is a very successful Private Equity business based in central London. With several billion in AUM and a headcount of over 100 people, this firm is still growing. A new hire is sought to join their fund accounting team and the position will suit a fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) ideally with Private Equity fund accounting experience or fund accounting experience gained from another alternative investment business.

The Role:

  • Preparation of quarterly management accounts for an allocation of funds and associated reporting of financial information to clients
  • Preparation of annual statutory fund accounts for an allocation of funds under UK and US GAAP and liaising with external auditors to ensure timely sign-off
  • Calculating fund calls and distributions and managing third party administrator to ensure these are distributed to investors on a timely basis
  • Working closely with the internal Treasury (supporting pro-active cash flow and external debt facility management) and Tax functions (supporting UK/US compliance reporting and deal/fund structuring issues)
  • Supporting deal teams on investment transactions followed by timely and accurate accounting and administration in investment administration system
  • Preparation of fund performance data reporting as required by investors and client services teams
  • Performing quarterly, unquoted investment valuations under the IPEV guidelines
  • Pro-actively lead and drive continuous improvement in line with growth and ambitions of wider business; and
  • Taking ownership for managing certain key finance processes

Requirements:

  • You must be a fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA), or equivalent
  • Relevant fund accounting experience, either gained from another Private Equity business or from another alternative fund manager
  • Have excellent all-round presentation and communication skills
  • Be able to demonstrate initiative, intellectual curiosity and ability to work as part of a small team
  • Good knowledge of Excel

The Opportunity:

  • To work with a great business who are continuing to grow
  • To work under a very experienced manager
  • CV enhancing
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