Management Accountant, Top-Tier Private Equity Firm

  • GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum + Bonus GBP
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Carnegie Consulting
  • 20 Sep 18 2018-09-20

Our client is a hugely successful private equity business based in central London. With over £5bn in AUM, this firm considers itself to be a highly specialist investor in specialist markets. A new role has been created for a fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) who wishes to continue their accounting career in what will be a very broad and hands-on role, with responsibility for a range of internal and external reporting functions.

Our client is a hugely successful private equity business based in central London. With over £5bn in AUM, this firm considers itself to be a highly specialist investor in specialist markets.

A new role has been created for a fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) who wishes to continue their accounting career in what will be a very broad and hands-on role, with responsibility for a range of internal and external reporting functions.

The Role:

  • Preparation of the month end management accounts and report including financial information, commentary on budgetary variances and other non-financial data
  • Preparation of month end balance sheet reconciliations, including purchases, sales and nominal ledgers
  • Assisting with annual budgeting and reforecasting processes;
  • Preparation of quarterly regulatory reporting requirements, including VAT, FCA and National Statistics returns;
  • Assisting with preparation of annual audit files for statutory auditors, and preparation of statutory accounts for entities within the House structure
  • Maintenance of records of firm's co-investments in the funds
  • Supervision of corporate credit card and out-of-pocket expense process
  • Supervision of fortnightly UK and Offshore payment runs (prepared by the Accounts Assistant) and input of sales and purchase invoices, focusing on accuracy of general ledger postings, payment details
  • Supervision of operational cash balances to ensure adequate funding of payment runs, monthly direct debits and ad hoc payments reconciliations
  • Supervision of accounts receivable function including quarterly director fee billing, management fee billing, deal fee billing and other ad hoc billing
  • Assisting with preparation of data for annual insurance process
  • Preparation of monthly payroll

Requirements:

  • You will be a fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Your experience will likely have been gained either in accounting practice or from industry
  • Experience from Financial Services or Professional Services is preferred
  • Big 4 or top 20 practice background also highly preferable
  • Excellent all-round communication and presentation skills
  • Able to work as part of a small team

The Opportunity:

  • To work with a very well established business with an excellent reputation
  • Work with high calibre people - this firm prides itself on hiring the best talent
  • CV enhancing and a great first role post-qualification