Finance & Operations Manager

Venture Capital & Private Equity

Ref: HC52181

Central London

We are working with an early stage Venture Capital fund that is looking to appoint a first time hire in finance. They have had great success to date and are now at the stage of scaling up their operations team with this being the first step towards doing just that.

The team are dynamic, exciting and have a large portfolio of diverse investments with approximately £500m under management.


With finance and operations outsourced to date, the appointee will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of corporate and fund finance and will play a real strategic lead in back-office activities and supporting a busy investment team.

This is a unique opportunity for someone early on in their career to lead a finance function and the founder intends for this person to really take the reins in driving and shaping the team.

The founder is extremely impressive and has had a long career in the space, is very well connected in the industry and is genuinely motivated to find a partner for their business.


  • ACA qualified, with experience either in an accountancy practice or industry finance team.
  • Experience working with or for a Venture Capital fund desirable.
  • Passion for technology and start ups are a must.
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills.
  • The ability to delegate and effectively manage people.


To apply for this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively, email your CV to Holly Cousin: quoting reference HC52181.

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

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