• £100k - £130k + Strong Bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Mondrian Alpha Recruitment Solutions
  • 22 Feb 18

Junior CFO - (Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund - Team Build Out)

Location: London, England, United Kingdom
Salary: £100k - £130k + Strong Bonus

A high performing hedge fund is looking to internalise and build a finance function starting with the future CFO of the business.

The firm has multiple funds operating different strategies that have all over the past 2 years had excellent performance. They have a strong infrastructure including operations, compliance, legal and risk but they currently outsource all of their finance needs.

With future expansion planned and a strong increase in AuM over the next 12 months they are looking for a strong finance leader to lead the process of bringing the finance function in-house.

You will be expected to:

  • Create a shadow fund accounting process to oversee the work of administrators;
  • You will have headcount to internalise the financial reporting, modelling, reg reporting, management/statutory reporting from the current shared service
  • Work strategically with the CEO on initiatives including fund launches, fee and compensation structures, tax structuring
  • You will also be expected to assist the CEO with modelling on deals and trades

This role will is suitable for an experienced Fund Accountant/Controller who is looking to make the step up to a Director level position. You will build out finance for the firm before assuming the CFO mantle over a 12-24 month period. Corporate accounting/reporting is not a pre-requisite although could be beneficial.

It's an exciting time to join the firm as they continue to grow creating an opportunity to prove yourself and a pathway to CFO.


  • Strong academic profile (2.1 degree or above)
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Hedge Fund experience (Fund Accounting/NAV)
  • Excellent communicator
  • Ability to work autonomously and lead when required