Head of Private Equity - Fund Administration

Fund Administrator

Ref: AB51716


Our client is a rapidly growing fund administrator who specialise in providing fund services to top tier private equity, real estate, infrastructure and debt funds. They are looking to add a fund accountant as Senior Manager to lead business development for the PE side of the business, as well as manage a team of fund administrators.


The successful candidate will have responsibility for growing the UK private equity business, maintaining and developing relationships with clients, as well as finding new business opportunities from both new clients and intermediaries. The appointee will also provide fund administration services and manage a portfolio of private equity funds and structures, alongside the management of a client servicing team of fund accountants.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Business building and development
  • Originating, winning and onboarding new private equity fund administration business
  • Overview of the business, including identifying and resolving obstacles of growth
  • Responsibility for the delivery of accounting and reporting to fund clients and structures
  • Responsibility for maintaining and developing processes and standardisation of client deliverables
  • Building, mentoring and motivating a client servicing team of fund accountants


The appointee will have strong business development experience, both in originating work and cross-selling to existing clients. Strong technical skills in private equity fund accounting for funds and SPVs is required, as well as experience managing teams and mentoring individuals. The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with an ACA/ACCA (or equivalent), with at least 5 years of accounting experience within either practice or a PE fund. Excellent academics and strong communication skills are required.


To apply for this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively, email your CV to Annabel Bateman: abateman@walkerhamill.com quoting reference AB51716.

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 over 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.

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