Fund Accountant

  • £60k - £85k
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 04 Oct 18

Direct Lending Fund Accounting and Operations Professional - The role is principally fund accounting focused but also offers wide ranging opportunities to get involved in all areas of Direct Lending operations. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing and market leading team and gain experience on a wide range of fund structures and financial instruments within the rapidly growing Direct Lending space.

The role is responsible for for a portfolio of funds and the key requirements for these funds will be: 

  • Quarterly NAV process and Financial Statements - LP & GP structures
  • Fund Audits
  • Reconciliation Oversight

Fund Operations - 

The fund structures require learning a good understanding of the portfolio of funds.  Using this knowledge you will assist with, amongst other things the preparation of fund drawdowns and distributions as well as the funding and testing process for new investments.

Further to the above, you will also be involved with working on some of the most up to date fund structures in the market.  You will be asked, amongst other things, to provide your input on liquidity management for your portfolio of funds and also contribute to the fund hedging strategy. 

Given the nature of the role our client is looking for someone with a keen eye for detail who has a numeric background and is motivated by delivering high quality and accurate reporting to our investors. 

As with working in all small and growing teams there is a real opportunity to make you mark on the role and gain significant experience in rapidly growing industry.  You will be joining a collaborative working environment with a group of people who enjoy working together and are willing to support each other when needed.

For the role, an accounting background (either qualified / part qualified) and knowledge or experience working on LP / GP structures would be preferred.  Applicants should have a degree level qualification at a 2:1 level (or equivalent) or higher.