Fund Accountant – Fixed Term Contract

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Venture Capital

Our client, an early-stage venture capital fund investing in technology companies, is looking for a Fund Accountant to cover maternity leave. The Fund Accountant will have a comprehensive understanding of how returns are made on an individual portfolio company, experience reviewing quarterly portfolio company valuations and updating fund financial models. The successful candidate will be available on short notice and happy to commit for 9 months.

  • Anywhere

Venture Capital

Our client, an early-stage venture capital fund investing in technology companies, is looking for a Fund Accountant to cover maternity leave. The Fund Accountant will have a comprehensive understanding of how returns are made on an individual portfolio company, experience reviewing quarterly portfolio company valuations and updating fund financial models. The successful candidate will be available on short notice and happy to commit for 9 months.

Description

The duties and responsibilities for this Fund Accountant – Fixed Term Contract role include but are not limited to:

  • Updating and maintaining fund financial models.
  • Reviewing quarterly portfolio company valuations.
  • Appraising proposed investment cheque fund equity targets and fund strategy parameters for each investment stage.
  • Ensuring legal providers in various jurisdictions are structured and tax efficient.
  • Estimating returns and expected returns for each investment.
  • Managing all aspects of investor reporting alongside the Managing Partner.
  • Preparing quarterly management accounts.
  • Undertaking quarterly forecasting and annual budget preparation.
  • Maintaining systems for tracking portfolio company KPIs, financial performance and projects.

Skills

The skills and experience required for this Fund Accountant – Fixed Term Contract role include but are not limited to:

  • Experienced qualified accountant with relevant experience within a PE VC fund.
  • Must have an in-depth understanding of how returns are made on an individual portfolio company.
  • Have advanced Excel skills – including use of Index Match.
  • Be a quick problem solver.

Apply

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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 a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed organisations, private equity backed businesses and privately owned companies. We recruit across all sectors and have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. Headquartered in London, we have additional offices in continental Europe.

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