Fund Accountant, Private Equity

  • GBP55000 - GBP65000 per annum + Bnous
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Carnegie Consulting
  • 13 Jul 18 2018-07-13

We have been engaged by one of the most recognisable names in the Private Equity sector. A fully qualified accountant is sought for a wide range of fund accounting tasks. You will ideally come with experience from the Private Equity or Infrastructure sectors or from a Fund Administration business.

The Role:

  • Producing accounts, reports and other ad-hoc financial information for specified entities in compliance with partnership agreements, regulatory requirements and taxation legislation and well as for income-based plans.
  • Processing and review of portfolio transactions following appropriate legal paperwork and internal documentation.
  • Peer reviewing work performed by the team to ensure accuracy, consistency, timeliness and quality of outputs.
  • Preparing and presenting accounts, reports and other ad-hoc information for funds and related companies in compliance with IFRS, partnership agreements, regulatory requirements and taxation legislation.
  • Calculating and paying distributions to partners, including the GP's management fee and supporting allocations information, and calculating and call drawdowns from partners.
  • Maintaining relevant accounting books and records for the partnerships and related companies.
  • Providing technical accounting advice for the treatment of investment portfolio transactions.
  • Developing models to provide forward-looking analysis for carry and fund distributions and using these for forecasts and accruals.
  • Review all deliverables prepared by fund administrators. Provide support and guidance to the fund administrators to ensure all deliverables are completed on time.
  • Develop and maintain good relationship with various internal stakeholders, especially with deal team and the wider Finance, Tax and Treasury team.
  • Contributing to the design, development and enhancement of systems, processes and reports for both new and existing entities in order to achieve best practice targets and add value to reporting.

Requirements:

  • You must be a fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Have a sound academic background
  • Preference for a fund accounting background, either from another Private Equity/Infrastructure fund or from a Fund Administrator
  • An audit background will also be considered
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

The Opportunity:

  • To work with a leading player in the Private Equity sector
  • Career enhancing
  • Work in a friendly and collaborative team