Fund Controller - Private Equity

  • London - City , United Kingdom
  • Salary: £50,000 - £65,000
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    10 August 2017

Job summary:

Well established in the infrastructure and renewables, since inception this Private Equity firm has swelled its AUM to over ?2 billion, the firm operate in a collegiate manor with the partners being readily accessible. Following a string of successful funds they are now going through the fund raising process again to launch their latest fund, the fund will concentrate on European infrastructure projects within the renewables space, as such they are looking to make a key hire to support the deal team, partners and finance director as their finance manager.

The successful finance manager will have the overall responsibility for overseeing the successful running of the funds finances for the portfolio. With large parts of the day to day finance duties being outsourced to external administrators, it will be down to you to lead that relationship and have oversight of their work. You will then have the chance to use your time to partner with the relevant stakeholders to build budgets, improve the quality of reporting, add value across the fund and support the deal team where needed.

In regards to what they firm are looking for, as a minimum you must be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with some experience within the fund management industry. You will come from one of two backgrounds, the first will be for someone who is looking to make their first move into industry from practice and the other being someone who has been working within the fund management space as a fund accountant who is looking for a step up. This role will offer the right candidate plenty of room to grow into and also have the chance to get involved in further fund launches, this is a great role for someone who is looking to work for a firm that offers autonomy and also rewards good performances.

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