Head of Fund Accounting Head of Fund Accounting …

Walker Hamill
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Feb 20
Competitive
Walker Hamill
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Feb 20
Competitive
Our client is a leading global debt fund who work across a variety of different structures and strategies. Due to continued growth, the CFO is looking to hire a number two who would manage the team responsible for the financial reporting of their funds.

As Head of Fund Accounting, the role will have responsibility for a number of deliverables on the funds (below) and continuous involvement in the fund raising and execution of the strategies.

Financial control:

Oversight of financial and management reporting for the funds.

Valuations and coordinating the valuation committee.

Oversee draw down process and liquidity of each fund.

Relationships and process improvement:

Managing and developing relationships with third part administrators.

Representing finance at board level and organisation of the board pack coordinating with the investment team, investor relations, legal, compliance etc.

Liaise with external auditor and in charge of annual statutory funds audit process.

Assess need to build team and find balance between insourcing and outsourcing key functions in the NAV production process.

Work with external tax advisers to prepare fund tax and investor tax returns.

Analytics and Portfolio Reporting:

Oversight of portfolio performance analytics.

Provide meaningful insight on performance, current portfolio positioning or market events that add value to the funds' returns or enhance the risk profile of the fund.

Oversee production of investor reporting where appropriate.

Skills:

An experienced Fund controller, Head of Finance or Finance Director.

A Chartered Accountant or equivalent.

Private Equity/Debt experience.

Experience operating at a senior level, able to provide commercial guidance to the business.

Experience of system enhancement and strong controls implementation.

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