We have been appointed to assist a rapidly growing fund administrator that provides fund services to top tier private equity, real estate, infrastructure and debt funds. Our client works with around 400 funds and has over 500 staff across their global offices.
This role will provide an excellent opportunity for a newly qualified accountant looking to move into industry as the successful candidate will work with a diverse portfolio of clients, gaining exposure to a range of funds and structures. The appointee will manage a small team of part-qualified accountants, as well as managing their own portfolio of clients. There is strong emphasis on professional development within the company and clear internal progression.
The role involves review, management and responsibility for accounting and administration services. Key responsibilities include:
- Providing a range of fund accounting and administration services
- Team leadership and line management
- Client relationship manager for a portfolio
- Responsibility of deliverables
- Audit engagement management and liaison
- Liaising with third parties
The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant with an ACA/ACCA. 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.
To apply for this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively, email your CV to Kinza Javaid: firstname.lastname@example.org quoting reference AB52899.
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.