Current Opportunities

Financial and Fund Accountant 6 to 9 month contract PE

  • Contract
  • London
  • £300 - £350 per day GBP / Year

Financial and Fund Accountant 6 to 9 month contract, Private Equity

Our client is a long established private equity firm based in London.

They are looking for a qualified accountant to work across both financial accounting and fund accounting within the finance team.

Fund accounting

  • Preparation of fund accounts, supplemental reports and investor statements
  • Responding to investor queries and audit confirmation requests
  • Cash management including payments made to/from the funds and monitoring cash flows in relation to both investment acquisitions and realisations
  • Assisting with the half-year and annual audit processes of the funds
  • Assisting with the submission of information to our UK, US and German tax advisors in relation to the annual fund tax reporting requirements
  • Assisting with fund administration and operations
  • Generally assisting with all ancillary matters concerning the funds

Corporate accounting

  • Assisting with the preparation of the monthly management accounts
  • Assisting with the statutory audit process of the Group, consisting of individual and consolidated financial statements in accordance with UK GAAP
  • Assisting with UK corporate tax reporting including VAT
  • Cash management
  • Generally assisting with all ancillary matters concerning the corporate accounting function.

What we’re looking for:

  • An individual who is interested in working in private equity
  • Someone immediately available or on short notice
  • Newly qualified or possibly someone part qualified/finalist
  • Highly numerate, with an “eye for detail”
  • Well-organised
  • Diligent and conscientious
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Ability to deliver to tight deadlines
  • Willingness to work autonomously and take the initiative
  • Able to work cohesively within a small close-knit finance team.

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