• Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • PER, Private Equity Recruitment
  • 2019-07-15

Fund Accountant, Leading European Investment Manager, London, UK

Reference: 75195 /31C

Fund Accountant, Leading European Investment Manager, London, UK

75195 /31C
Our client, a leading European alternative investment management firm, is looking to hire a Fund Accountant to join its impressive fund operations team. Established over 20 years ago, the firm has been an ever-present investor in the private debt space. As the Fund Accountant you will be working very closely with the Head of Fund Operations, gaining exposure to the fund accounting process along with deal support and legal processes. This is a fantastic opportunity for a newly qualified Accountant with experience within the private equity or fund administration space to join an ambitious team and help provide best-in-class service to the business.

  • Work within a team of fund accountants to prepare fund investor reporting
  • Liaise with external fund administrators, banks and auditors
  • Assist with fund cash forecasting, related fund drawdown and distribution requirements
  • Assist with deal processes through approvals, fund related documentation drafting, execution and payment stages
  • Liaise with board directors to coordinate quarterly and ad hoc board packs, including assisting with preparation of materials
  • Assist with the preparation of fund regulatory and tax reports
  • Other ad hoc projects and tasks as required by senior management

  • Recognised professional accounting qualification, ACA, ACCA or CIMA
  • Experience in a private equity-related role or at a service provider such as a fund administrator
  • Familiarity with fund structures, related legal documentation and related regulation
  • A self-starter able to take initiative and ownership
  • Desire for continued development in a fund operations environment