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:
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
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
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.