• Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • PER, Private Equity Recruitment
  • 2018-07-20

Finance Director, Leading Global Real Estate Fund, London, UK

Reference: 74349 /31C

A leading global private equity firm are looking to hire a Finance Director to head up their real estate finance team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a senior finance professional with real estate fund experience to join an expanding investment firm, where you will gain exposure to all areas of the business

Over the past 24 months our client has assembled an experienced and well regarded real estate investment team who have completed a significant number of real estate transactions. To support this growth the firm is now looking to appoint a Finance Director. The role will be based in London and will be working hand-in-hand with the European CFO as well as the firms Founding Partner. You will be directly managing a highly qualified finance team whilst providing overall responsibility for all accounting, operational and deal support matters for the European real estate fund.


  • All fund accounting, reporting and development of accounting systems for new fund structures
  • Support investment teams in the acquisition, disposal and refinancing processes
  • Acting as the key link between the deal teams and the back / middle office functions
  • Oversight of European investment holding structures, ensuring appropriate timely reporting and cash movements
  • Review and monitoring of the cash flow requirements, liquidity and FX exposure of European investments and overview of hedging activity and fund credit facilities
  • Co-ordination of outsourced administration functions ensuring service level standards are maintained
  • Additional ad-hoc reporting and process improvement initiatives as needed


  • Big 4 / top ten trained with audit, tax or transaction services experience
  • Previous real estate fund and deal support experience gained in an investment house
  • International outlook, strong operational understanding of offshore fund and investment holding structures
  • Previous staff management experience
  • Working knowledge of ‘Investran’ preferred



Recruiters Reference: 74349 /31C

London, England, United Kingdom London England GB