Part Qualified Fund Accountant

  • £35,000 - £45,000 per annum, depending on experience
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Walker Hamill
  • 13 Feb 19

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a high growth, complex private equity firm based in central London. The role is diverse, challenging and will suit a self-starter who has experience in fund accounting and knowledge of private equity fund structures. The successful candidate will be professional and reliable with strong communication and organisational skills.

  • Assist with the preparation of quarterly accounts and assist with the audit process.
  • Assist with investor quarterly reporting.
  • Assist with investor queries and reconciliations.
  • Review of cashbooks for all vehicles.
  • Review of GL provided by administrators.
  • Management of purchase ledger for all vehicles.
  • Review of expenses, capital calls and distributions.
  • Liaise with administrators on KYC items across all vehicles / structures.
  • Assist the Fund Accountant and finance team with ad hoc reports and projects.

Skills

  • Degree educated with strong academics.
  • Part qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA), first time passes preferred. 
  • Minimum 12 months relevant private equity experience.
  • Strong communications skills.
  • Highly organised and used to delivering on time and to a high standard.
  • Detail orientated with a hands-on approach and a positive, proactive attitude.
  • Strong Microsoft office skills - Excel, PowerPoint and Word. 

Walker Hamill has been the leading recruiter in the UK and European private equity space for almost 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. We have offices in the UK, Switzerland and Australia.