Fund Controller, Fund Finance & Operations Private Equity

Posted 27 October by Marks Sattin recruitment
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This pan-European multi strategy private equity investor are looking to hire an excellent fund finance professional to work on their flagship buyout funds.

The business in question has been a leader in the field for over 30 years; delivering superior returns across economic cycles. They currently have over £10bn AUM.

The role will play a key part in their overall fund control function - reporting directly into the head of fund finance and working alongside other professionals in finance, investor relations and deal teams.

Specifically you will;

  • Assist with overseeing the administrators reporting on the funds each month and quarterly;
  • Oversee the annual financial statement production across funds and to manage the audit process
  • Work closely with the administrators to ensure financial reporting is accurate and timely and reflects all relevant insight from the wider team
  • Respond to and develop processes/procedures around external investor queries and internal investor relations demands
  • Review and preparation of all investor financial and ad hoc reporting, Fund analysis and dealing with regulatory reporting (AIFMD, Solvency II and other regulations);
  • Formally document technical matters and supporting judgements in relation to the complex accounting, including broader fund matters which impact the Fund's financial records
  • Review and understand the detail behind the valuation and other valuation information from the CIO office
  • Manage fund cash & treasury positions, including assisting in developing and monitoring counterparty exposure
  • Understand the complexity of the fund structures in order to understand and to ensure the fund flows reflect the tax planning in the structure
  • Perform ongoing and ad hoc analysis of Fund performance, calculation of Fund IRR's, Carried Interest and other Fund performance measures
  • Update Fund performance metrics on a quarterly basis to ensure investor reporting is accurate and current.
  • Review investor reporting outputs to ensure consistency with Fund financials and the latest investment commentary.
  • Liaising with investor relations for Fund/Investor performance requests and track record updates.

The ideal candidate will be ACA qualified with 3-7 years' experience in private equity fund accounting. Excellent communication skills are a must; along with drive to develop and take charge of the role.

Remuneration will be exceptionally competitive and based on experience; in the region of £70,000 - £90,000.

Please apply directly or contact for a confidential discussion.

Reference: 44490710

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