Portfolio Controller Portfolio Controller …

Walker Hamill
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Jan 20
Walker Hamill
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Jan 20
We are working on an exciting opportunity for a candidate with a background in public practice to join the Private Equity business of a Family Office.

The position is varied, and involves very little core accounting as this is done by the Family Office. This person will instead be the point person in the business for deal stucturing, business partnering and the operational running of their SPVs.

As such this person will be expected to grow into the role and with the business rather than having direct prior experience but will rather have the ability to think laterally and thrive in a forward-looking capacity.


  • Deal team portfolio support – various ad hoc items
  • Finance Liaison for all Portfolio related matters.
  • Working with Managing Partner – manage all carry related items
  • Responsible for all KYC matters.
  • Responsible for the substantiated of all SPV balance sheet & P&L related items.
  • Preparation of board minutes and changes to board members
  • Assist the deal team with the bi annual Portfolio Reporting.
  • Responsible for setting up new SPV’s and related bank accounts.
  • AD hoc queries from the Managing Partner, Deal Professionals & the Family Office team.
  • Prepare a weekly Portfolio update for Family Office team.


  • ACA / ACCA qualified accountant from a 'Big 4' or Top 10 practice firm with 1 - 5 years post qualification experience
  • Experience auditing Private Equity or Asset and Wealth Management clients desirable
  • Organised and have the ability to multi task.
  • Must be proactive, self-directed and results focused.
  • Strong communication skills.

To apply for this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively, email your CV to Holly Cousin: hcousin@walkerhamill.com quoting reference HC50858.

Please note that due to the expected volume of applications we will only be able to respond to those candidates whose experience matches the requirements of our client. We are sorry but if you have not heard from us within the next ten days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.


Walker Hamill has been the leading recruiter of Finance Directors, Financial Controllers and Fund Accountants to UK and European private equity firms for 30 years. We work with a highly diversified client group, including buyout funds of all sizes, growth & venture capital investors, real estate funds, co-investment vehicles, secondaries funds and fund of funds. Headquartered in London, we have additional offices in continental Europe. For more information, please see www.walkerhamill.com.