Financial Controller

Venture Capital

Ref: SK52917

£70,000 - £90,000 base + good bonus potential + package

We are recruiting a Financial Controller on behalf of a Venture Capital fund. Our client is a successful business with a focus on technology investments in Europe and North America. They've had a couple of highly successful exits in the past few years and are in the process of building out the finance and support function. This role is a key appointment and the appointee will be supporting the Chief Financial Officer as the 'number two' in the team.


This will be a broad role, covering all aspects of management company finance. You'll be providing support across financial reporting as well the financial planning and management reporting. Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with the preparation of the company budget and monitoring actual performance
  • Preparation and review of financial statements
  • Preparation of investment valuations
  • Treasury management, including monitoring of cash reserves
  • Management of a small team, including review and sign-off of work produced
  • Assisting with the annual audit process
  • Liaison and co-ordination of all external suppliers, such as auditors, fund administration and tax advisers, among others

There will also be various projects to support, including helping with the implementation of a new portfolio monitoring tool. Moreover, you'll have significant exposure to the investments as you'll work closely with all parts of the business.


The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA). You must have been working in an investment management firm in London as a Financial Accountant, Finance Manager or Financial Controller.


To apply for this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively, email your CV to Sean Keyes: quoting reference SK52917.

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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