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Fund Accountant

Employer
Walker Hamill
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 Sep 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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REF: AB51808

Industry: Venture Capital

Employment Type: Permanent

Location: London

Salary Guide: £50,000 - £70,000

We are recruiting a Fund Accountant on behalf of a leading Venture Capital firm. Currently operating under a PLC structure, they focus on venture stage and growth deals, as well as fund of funds. This is an excellent opportunity for a newly qualified accountant looking for their first role in a fund.

Description

The successful candidate will join a lean finance team, gaining exposure to the full cycle of fund of funds investments. The role is particularly broad and you will have responsibility for the full scope of finance activities relating to the funds, covering due diligence and bi-annual valuations, as well as FP&A, accounting and compliance. Key responsibilities include:
  • Assisting with the valuation processes for fund of funds investments
  • Assisting with the preparation of annual accounts and performance reporting
  • Responsibility for the accounting of fund of funds investments
  • Assisting with the due diligence process
  • Weekly analysis of drawdowns and distributions
  • Working with key stakeholders to prepare forecasts, reporting and analysis
  • Ad hoc project work


Skills

The appointee must be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with a strong academic track record and experience in either FS audit, or in-house fund finance. You must have good verbal and written communication skills, as well as attention to detail, a proactive approach and desire to add value. Excellent academics and strong communication skills are required.

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Please note that due to the expected volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to those candidates whose experience matches the requirements of our client. We are sorry, but if you have not heard from us within the next ten days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Walker Hamill has been the leading recruiter of Finance Directors, Financial Controllers and Fund Accountants to UK and European private equity firms for over 30 years. We work with a highly diversified client group, including buyout funds of all sizes, growth & venture capital investors, real estate funds, co-investment vehicles, secondaries funds and fund of funds. Headquartered in London, we have additional offices in continental Europe. For more information, please see the Walker Hamill website.
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