Part Time Finance Director

Small Private Equity Firm

Ref: AB50979


Our client are a long-established private equity manager with a successful track record, having raised and invested several funds. The lean team manages over €300 million in the European lower mid-market buy-out and growth segments. They are looking for a part-time Finance Director to join the team.


The firm has a low-ego and friendly culture. Back office activities are out-sourced and therefore, the appointee will supervise and provide oversight for these functions. The successful candidate will also be involved with supporting the firm’s investment function where appropriate.

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversight of audits and partnership tax matters
  • Liaison and oversight of fund administrators
  • Oversight and issuing of drawdowns and distributions
  • Preparation of budgets and VAT returns
  • All aspects of compliance, including regulatory returns
  • Oversight of employee benefits, including payroll
  • Assisting the investment team in researching the tax transparency of investments and, where necessary, creating and managing special purpose vehicles


The appointee must be a qualified accountant with either an ACA or ACCA (or equivalent). Successful candidates will have an excellent academic record with good verbal and written communication skills. You must be either an experienced financial or fund controller, from either another private equity firm or alternative assets fund.


To apply for this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively, email your CV to Annabel Bateman: quoting reference AB50979.

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

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