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Job Overview

Financial Controller - Venture Capital

Location: London, England Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Type: Permanent Contact: Glen Roberts
Posted: about 1 month ago

An established London based life sciences focused venture capital fund is urgently looking for a Financial Controller / Head of Finance level individual who can start by June at the latest. Working as part of a closely knit team of c10 this stand alone but rewarding role would cover all facets of finance and operations across the fund and management entity, in a highly outsourced environment.

Responsibilities will include:

Management company

 Working with external accountants on the preparation of management company accounts

 Budgeting, forecasting and cash management

 Managing the audit processes

 FCA reporting and main point of contact for Compliance (outsourced)

 Other more operational tasks such as managing the insurance renewals process

Fund Accounting

 Overseeing the finances of investment vehicles e.g. NAV oversight, cash management, invoice approval, budgeting and the audit processes

 Reviewing all drawdown and distribution calculations and notices prepared by the administrators

 Managing any outgoing / incoming financial transactions from the investment vehicles (ie: funding of a portfolio company, new investment, capital calls, distributions etc)

 Working with IR to respond to investor queries

 Organising and leading quarterly board calls with international Directors and advisors

Your background:

 Private equity or Venture capital experience is essential

 Qualified accountant - ACA, CA, ACCA, ACMA, CPA or equivalent

 Ability to prioritise, multi task and work to tight deadlines

 A knowledge of fund structures, products and instruments

 Team fit; must be able to flourish and fit in with a small team

 All round team player who isn't afraid to get in all aspects of the company

Hybrid working is on offer (2-3 days in the office expectation) in addition to a host of other lifestyle benefits, healthy bonus and participation in the carry scheme.

Salary on offer is c£90,000 to £120,000 base depending on experience with the ability to flex the level of the hire.

Eames Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.