Back to Job Search

Job Description

A high growth private equity style fund is urgently looking to appoint a fund controller to directly support the Finance Director as their number 2. This incredibly commercial and hands-on role would suit someone looking to work in a smaller fund and broad role, covering elements of fund accounting oversight, financial modelling and project work. With fund raising under way for their latest venture, this is a superb time to join the business and get in early as they begin to build out their support functions.

Key responsibilities:

  • Coordination and supervision of Fund Administrators on the preparation of quarterly / annual Capital Account Statements and Financial Statements
  • Monitor and review of capital calls, distribution calculations and notices
  • Coordinating the quarterly and annual valuation process between external investee entities, Fund Administrators, AIFM, depository and auditors
  • Review of management fee and carry calculations including carried interest modelling
  • Cashflow monitoring and forecasting of all entities within the Fund structures
  • Assistance on the preparation of quarterly portfolio reporting to investors detailing key fund performance indicators
  • Coordination with auditors on preparation of annual audit for Luxembourg vehicles and Guernsey Investment Manager
  • Coordination with tax advisors on preparation of US specific reporting for investors
  • Assisting with the development and maintenance of controls, systems and processes to ensure accurate and timely accounting and management reporting to relevant stakeholders
  • Ensuring with the Fund Administrator that up to date structure charts, fully signed documents, investment data are maintained
  • Coordination with Fund Administrator of quarterly and ad hoc Board meetings ensuring board packs are prepared and distributed with appropriate materials

Your background:

  • Prior fund accounting experience is essential, either in-house or at a fund administration business across private equity style structures
  • Fully qualified accountant - CA, ACA, ACCA or equivalent
  • Strong technical and analytical skillset
  • Hands-on and positive attitude; happy to get stuck into the detail
  • Excellent communication skills, outgoing personality, confident talking to front office, investors and service providers.

Salary on offer is £75-85,000 base plus benefits and exceptional bonus potential.

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