Financial Accountant, Private Equity

  • £50,000 - £60,000 + Bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Carnegie Consulting
  • 22 Feb 18 2018-02-22

Our client is a leading, global Private Equity firm based in central London. Due to an internal promotion, a requirement exists for a fully qualified accountant (ACA) in a broad role maintaining the accounts for corporate entities in the UK and Europe.

The Role:

  • Performing monthly, quarterly and year-end closing of books, ensuring compliance with GAAP, IFRS and other applicable regulations
  • Working with external accountants and professional firms for the timely monthly/quarterly closing of books
  • Performing general ledger account reconciliations on a monthly/quarterly basis, including inter-company transactions with international offices;
  • Accurate and timely reporting of financial information
  • Assisting with the annual financial audits with external auditors and the preparation of financial footnotes and related disclosures
  • Coordinating and assisting with processing and payment of regional invoices
  • Preparing quarterly consolidation package for the corporate headquarters
  • Assisting with the accurate preparation of regulatory, compliance and tax schedules
  • Preparing monthly cash outflow projection schedule
  • Monitoring compliance with local regulatory requirements
  • Participating in and preparing ad hoc projects and analysis to support senior and executive management teams as assigned
  • Assisting with implementing and maintaining worldwide corporate accounting systems, internal control policies and procedures


  • You must be a fully qualifed accountant
  • Non-Big 4 profiles would be most ideal (from a top 20 practice)
  • You will have relevant experience, likely to have been gained from public practice or from within the financial services sector
  • Excellent knowledge of GAAP/IFRS reporting
  • Have excellent communication skills and be able to work as part of a team

The Opportunity:

  • An excellent first role out of practice with a leading player in the Private Equity sector
  • CV enhancing
  • Good progression opportunities