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

Finance and Investment Administrator, Leading Early Stage Investor, London, UK

Reference: 75178 /31C

Finance and Investment Administrator, Leading Early Stage Investor, London, UK


Reference:
75178 /31C
Our client, a leading early-stage investment fund is looking to hire a Finance and Compliance Associate to join its small but impressive team. The company have a particular focus on start-ups and growth companies with well-defined market demand that exhibit both growth and profit potential. The funds very impressive portfolio already includes some well-established high-street brands and online apps, which they are looking to further add to over the next couple of years. The role will have exposure to various areas of the business including group finance, investor relations, fund accounting, deal structuring and compliance. Study support will be provided to assist in completing your accounting qualifications. This position provides a rare opportunity for a part-qualified Accountant to work closely with Senior Partners within a well-established private equity fund.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assist the fund accounting team in collating information
  • Overseeing the office manager and finance assistant
  • Acting as the intermediary between the fund, portfolio companies and legal experts to ensure a smooth process for all parties
  • Handling all supplier invoices in a timely and efficient manner
  • Running KYC and AML checks on all new investors
  • Managing all new investor onboarding processes
  • Producing and distributing co-investment paperwork
  • Coordinating due diligence from founders prior to signing of deals and guiding them through the investment process
  • Taking ownership of a weekly agenda on deal flow, fund calculations and expected cashflow from incoming fees and investor applications
  • Responding to all investor queries

YOUR PROFILE:
  • Previous experience within the private investment industry
  • Previous financial or accounting experience would be advantageous
  • Excellent attention to detail, highly literate and numerate
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills