Fund Accounting Manager

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £80000 - £90000 per annum + 15-25% Bonus, Private Medical, 9% Pension

  • Contact:

    Sinead Lennon-Smith

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Our client a leading private equity business in the City are looking for a Finance Manager to join their head office team. As a leadership position within the finance team, the role will focus on the more technical aspects of the finance team's role as well as exercising sound judgement and providing support to the more junior team members.

As a Finance Manager responsibilities will include:

  • Reviewing quarterly and annual fund management and statutory accounts and related information to ensure compliance with accounting policies and recent technical developments
  • Taking the lead on managing the portfolio business valuation process
  • Leading the operational finance aspects, including overseeing the production of management information as well as the group consolidation
  • Involvement in the strategic planning and budgeting / forecasting process
  • Gaining an in-depth knowledge of the financial and operating performance of portfolio businesses via review of monthly management information and interaction with the portfolio business finance teams
  • Acting as a key contact for accounting teams in Europe, including reviews of management and statutory accounts as well as transaction support work (accounting and treasury functions)
  • Overseeing the investor tax reporting process, including the production of periodic tax reports and liaising with third-party advisers to keep abreast of changes and make sure they are considered
  • Becoming familiar with regulatory and other reporting requirements and working with advisers and the administrator to ensure ongoing compliance

The Candidate

  • Qualified accountant with strong academics, analytical skills and IT competence- Required
  • At least 4 years relevant fund accounting experience - Required
  • Able to demonstrate previous responsibility to be independent, multi-task, be flexible and work to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment-
  • PE Tax Reporting - Beneficial

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