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Fund Financial Accountant

Employer
Walker Hamill
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
19 Jul 2022

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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REF: AB52258

Job Title: Fund Financial Accountant

Industry: Asset Management

Employment Type: Permanent

Location: London

Salary Guide: £55,000 - £60,000 per annum

Our client is a key organisation that oversees and regulates all aspects of its specialist area in the United Kingdom with key areas of responsibility that include overseeing the issue of key licenses, testing of equipment, and many other compulsory sector inspections. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the business on an 18-month fixed-term contract and manage your own portfolio of clients.

Our client is a rapidly growing and ambitious European Asset Manager. Their first fund closed at over $2 billion, making it the largest first fund close of its type. After a successful first fund raise, they are looking to add a newly qualified accountant to their team to cover corporate and fund finance.

Description

This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified accountant looking to make their first step into the industry, with great scope for learning and development. The individual will focus on fund finance activities, but will also be invited to learn more about all aspects of the PE business. The team is lean with a flat, dynamic and fast-paced team culture, providing the appointee great exposure to all aspects of fund finance.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Assisting with monthly reporting, budget preparations and financial planning.
  • Supporting the launch of new funds, reviewing complex forecast models and establishing new models.
  • Review of deal cost invoices and subsequent cost control.
  • Providing technical fund accounting advice to projects and deals.
  • Ad hoc duties associated with the early stage start-up and growing nature of the business.


Skills

The appointee must be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with a strong academic record. You must have good verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent attention to detail, a proactive approach and desire to add value.

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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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