Fund Accountant, Newly Qualified, Private Equity

  • GBP50000 - GBP55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Carnegie Consulting
  • 25 Mar 19

Our client is an ambitiously growing business in the London Private Equity sector. A new hire is sought to join the Finance team in a very broad ranging fund accounting role. This role is ideally seeking a newly/recently qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with a good academic background and training in either an accounting firm or within the investment management sector.

Our client is an ambitiously growing business in the London Private Equity sector. A new hire is sought to join the Finance team in a very broad ranging fund accounting role. This role is ideally seeking a newly/recently qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with a good academic background and training in either an accounting firm or within the investment management sector.

The Role:

  • Liaison with and ongoing management of outsourced administrators and third party service providers
  • to ensure quality, timeliness and effectiveness of output
  • Provide monthly accruals and prepayment details to outsourced administrators
  • First review of quarterly/year-end fund financial statements for UK, Luxembourg and US funds
  • Support team with year-end audit including preparation of relevant files and resolving issues
  • Support Investor Relations team in addressing financial queries from investors in the funds
  • Assist in coordination of the portfolio valuation process
  • Working closely with the investment team with regards to the management and launch of special
  • purpose vehicles

Requirements:

  • You will be a fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Excellent academics - only 2:1 or better will be considered
  • Experience gained from accounting practice is advantageous, exposure to financial services or fund management clients would be ideal
  • Training from an investment management/Private Equity firm would be highly advantageous

The Opportunity:

  • Excellent example of a fund accounting role with many facets - this will give you exposure away from just the monthly reporting cycle
  • Opportunity to get that first role in the highly lucrative Private Equity sector