Current Opportunities

Temporary Fund Accountant, Private Equity

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

Our client is a sizeable Private Equity investor based in central London. They are offering someone a great chance to join their fund accounting team for the next 9 months. You don’t require prior experience. Someone newly/recently qualified out of practice/audit with a positive, can-do attitude, is required

The Role:

  • Preparation of quarterly management accounts for an allocation of funds and associated reporting of financial information to clients
  • Preparation of annual statutory fund accounts for an allocation of funds under UK and US GAAP and liaising with external auditors to ensure timely sign-off
  • Calculating fund calls and distributions and managing third party administrator to ensure these are distributed to investors on a timely basis
  • Working closely with the internal Treasury (supporting pro-active cash flow and external debt facility management) and Tax functions (supporting UK/US compliance reporting and deal/fund structuring issues)
  • Supporting deal teams on investment transactions followed by timely and accurate accounting and administration in investment administration system (Investran)
  • Preparation of fund performance data reporting as required by investors and client services teams
  • Performing quarterly, unquoted investment valuations under the IPEV guidelines
  • Review private debt investment valuations produced by external provider
  • Pro-actively lead and drive continuous improvement in line with growth and ambitions of wider business
  • Taking ownership for managing certain key finance processes

Requirements:

  • Be a fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA)
  • Be immediately available or available at short notice
  • Have a positive attitude with a willingness to learn new skills
  • Have excellent, all-round, communication skills

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