Fund Accountant (Maternity Cover)

Walker Hamill Ltd
United Kingdom
£320 - £375 per day
05 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a leading midmarket private equity firm with over £2 billion of funds under management. Operating across the UK and Australia, they are looking to recruit an accountant to join the Fund Accounting team in London. The successful candidate will have previous fund accounting experience, either from an administrator or in-house. Job Description: Accounting / Reporting: - Review quarterly and annual fund accounts for a number of subsidiary companies received from the administrators. - Review quarterly investor reports, working closely with the investor relations team. - Liaising with the auditors regarding the audit of the annual accounts. Investment Support: - Working closely with the portfolio team to produce six month valuations packs of investee companies for review and approval at the internal Valuation Committee meetings. - Liaising with the portfolio team and lawyers with regards to new investments and realisations. - Maintaining the funds' IRR models (actual and forecast). - Creating and updating fund income models ensuring that they agree with the legal agreements. - Liaising with the CFO or FD of underlying portfolio companies to ensure alignment of income models on a regular basis. - Responsible for cash flow forecasting and accordingly the supervision of draw downs and repayments from and to investors by administrators. - Working in partnership with the analysis team to produce portfolio management information for the portfolio team. Other, including but not limited to: - Preparation of KPI and fund performance schedules for inclusion in the Partnership board packs and the AGM. - Maintain regulatory data including the preparation of FCA returns for the funds. Skills/Experience: - Qualified accountant with a strong academic background. - Previous PE experience and knowledge. - Strong IT/ system skills. - Consistently work accurately under pressure. - Attention to detail. - Strong team player. Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for almost 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed companies, private equity backed businesses and privately owned, early stage ventures. We recruit across all sectors, but have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. We have offices in the UK, Switzerland and Australia. For further information, please seehttp://[URL removed]
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