• Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • PER, Private Equity Recruitment
  • 20 Apr 18

Finance Director, Boutique Private Equity Real Estate Fund, London, UK

Reference: 6260 /6C

Our client is an exciting and entrepreneurial fund who is looking for either a Finance Director or Financial Controller to be the go-to person for all finance related matters within the fund, to be based in London. This will be an incredibly broad role covering everything from deal support, oversight of external advisors and administrators as well as implementation and improvement of processes and procedures. The fund is still in the early stage and is looking to grow significantly in the coming years and as such, they are looking to make their first finance hire.

Our client is an impressive private equity real estate fund who are destined for great things. Due to the success of the first fund they are now in the process of raising a second fund and with that in mind, are looking to hire their first dedicated finance professional. The foundations and frameworks of the fund are in place and they are now ready to bring in exceptional talent to help facilitate the growth of the fund in London. The fund is currently running an outsourced model allowing the internal team to do more higher level tasks and constantly add value.


  • Providing financial and analytical support for deals alongside the investment team
  • Managing the information flow required for the KYC / AML process, specifically in relation to LPs
  • Assisting in the collation of data, production of reports and presentations for the investment committee to review
  • Ensuring the funds comply with the relevant LPA(s)
  • Portfolio monitoring (actual vs budget) and management activities, including evaluation of exit scenarios, securing debt and other financing Instruments, and managing equity drawdowns as required
  • Producing financials for quarterly reports
  • Modelling and analysing fund transactions
  • Liaising with banks prior to completion on the provision of debt for transactions
  • Post completion management of fund assets
  • Managing external teams as appropriate in relation to the corporate administration and accounting of portfolio vehicles and managing the cash of portfolio vehicles
  • Attend and provide input at investment committee meetings


  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualification or similar required
  • Financial Controller / Finance Director in a private equity real estate business
  • Strong IT and administration skills



Recruiters Reference: 6260 /6C

London, England, United Kingdom London England GB