Head of Fund Accounting Head of Fund Accounting …

Walker Hamill
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 22 Jul 21
Competitive
Walker Hamill
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 22 Jul 21
Competitive
Our client are a global investment firm, specialising in the tech and healthcare Venture Capital space. They have had a very successful year following a demerger and they are now looking to expand their UK finance team.

Our client is looking to add an experienced fund accountant, with at least 3 years of either Venture Capital or Private Equity experience, to lead the fund finance team. The successful appointee will have oversight of the function and will manage the lean UK based team. The role will be broad, requiring commercial insight and experience.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Review and oversight of fund finance, including investment valuations, carried interest calculations and quarterly investor reporting
  • Review of accounting implications of carry and co-investment structures
  • Coordinate and review annual financial statements and tax calculations
  • Support of tax compliance requirements
  • Liaising with other finance functions within the firm, as well as with key stakeholders and third parties
  • Ad hoc project work

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with either an ACA, ACCA or equivalent qualification. The appointee must have 3-5 years of Private Equity experience, either through a fund finance team or as an audit client. A strong academic track record and good verbal and written communication skills are desirable.

To apply for this role, please use the Apply button.

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 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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