European Portfolio Operations

Private Equity

Ref: DC50268

Central London
Attractive Salary & Bonus

Our client is a highly successful US Private Equity fund, with an exceptionally strong track record in leading some of the largest LBOs in both Europe and internationally over the past decade.


We are currently seeking to recruit a Principal to work closely with the Head of European Portfolio Operations. The role will provide oversight, support and assistance in the co-ordination of various portfolio wide initiatives and partner with New York in ensuring that any global initiatives are implemented across the European Portfolio.This will include providing support to both the Head of European Operations and the Head of European Private Equity on portfolio reviews,portfolio company visits, broader co-ordination of portfolio initiatives, quarterly valuation support, maintaining ongoing contact with portfolio companies on operational initiatives, post M&A integration and specific due diligence reviews.


Applications are invited from qualified accountants who are currently Junior Partners/Directors working in Big 4 accountancy firms, working in transactional roles; Director level professionals working within professional services firms who have specialised in performance improvement and/or restructuring; or Private Equity professionals with prior portfolio experience. You should enjoy great variety in your role, be a recognisable ‘voice at the table’ and be used to the complexity of‘ getting things done’ with in a high performance Global business.

This is a unique, high profile and commercial role offering real involvement at a senior level in one of the world’s leading private equity funds.

To apply for this role, please email your CV to David Craig: or James Stephens: quoting reference DC50268.

Walker Hamill has been the leading recruiter in the UK and European private equity space for 30 years. We work with a highly diversified client group, including buy out 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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