Fund Accountant

Fund Administrator

Ref: AB51719

Type
Permanent
Location
London
Salary/rate
£50,000 - £55,000

We’re recruiting a Fund Accountant on behalf of a rapidly growing fund administrator. Our client specialises in providing fund services to top tier private equity, real estate, infrastructure and debt funds. They work with around 400 funds and have over 500 staff across their global offices.

Description

This role will provide a great opportunity for a newly qualified accountant looking to move into industry and gain exposure to funds. The successful candidate will manage a lean team of part-qualified accountants, as well as managing their own portfolio of clients. The role involves review, management and responsibility for accounting and administration services, so the appointee must have strong technical experience. Our client has an emphasis on professional development, with clear internal progression.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Client relationship manager for a portfolio
  • Team leadership and line management
  • Responsibility of deliverables
  • Providing a range of fund accounting and administration services
  • Audit engagement management and liaison
  • Liaising with third parties

Skills

The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant with an ACA/ACCA (or equivalent). Accounts preparation and team management experience are desirable. You must have good verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent attention to detail, a proactive approach and strong organisation skills.

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To apply for this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively, email your CV to Annabel Bateman: abateman@walkerhamill.com quoting reference AB51719.

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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