Senior Fund / Financial Controller

Private Equity Firm

Ref: NBO51738

Temporary & Contract
Central London
£90,000 - £110,00 pro rata depending on experience

Our client, a successful global private equity firm, is looking for a Senior Controller for a 3-6 month assignment whilst the search for a permanent replacement is conducted. Reporting to the CFO, the successful candidate will have previous experience working across corporate accounting and fund accounting in a private equity business.


  • End-to-end oversight of all aspects of corporate and group accounting and FP&A.
  • Review monthly recharges to the funds and work closely with the administrators.
  • Cash management/treasury including the coordination of the accounts payable and receivable processes, cash forecasts and review team expense claims.
  • Drive corporate tax reporting, monthly VAT reporting and engage with the tax advisors as required.
  • Review FCA returns prepared by third party advisors.
  • Ensure that statutory and regulatory returns are filed on time.
  • Manage the external payroll provider to ensure that salaries are paid correctly and on time.
  • Manage the Corporate Accountant and review bookeeping work performed.
  • Prepare and present monthly management accounts and reporting packs for management.
  • Work with the fund administrators to ensure the timely delivery of the day-to-day activity of the funds and various holding structures, including the production of quarterly investor reports, partner statements, capital calls or distribution notices.
  • Drive the valuation process and portfolio review process with the Investment team.
  • Work with IR to respond to investor queries.
  • Assist on deal execution (tax advisors, accountants, lawyers, Investment team).


  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with relevant experience.
  • Previous experience working within private equity or a debt fund.
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Able to work with different levels of management and across different functions and teams.
  • Organised and able to work to tight deadlines.


To apply for this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively, email your CV to Nikki Bowring: quoting reference NBO51738.

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 over 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. For more information, please see

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