Head of Finance - Venture Capital

Recruiter
Eames Consulting
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
£80-100,000 plus bens, bonus and carry
Posted
15 May 2022
Closes
14 Jun 2022
Ref
14501077
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
With the firm currently in investment mode off the back of a successful 2021 fund raise, this is the optimum time to join this fun, sociable and high performing team. The role is dynamic, needing good judgement and a strategic outlook and someone who likes getting involved in the day to day as well as higher level functions.

High level responsibilities will include:

- Lead in developing the fund's finance operations including overseeing, managing and optimising the relationship with service providers on the fund accounting and management company accounting side.

- Quarterly management accounts and forecasts.

- Overseeing tax reporting for investors and the fund.

- Oversight for all fund financials and investor reporting.

- Managing transaction fees and recharges between legal entities and portfolio companies.

- Financial analysis of inbound investments.

- Responsibility for maintaining and reporting on portfolio company data and KPIs.

- Track industry performance benchmarks.

- Fund performance and waterfall calculations; manage the carry vehicle.

- Compliance oversight responsibilities as the dedicated compliance contact for the FCA.

- Involvement in a raft of ad hoc projects and random unpredictable bits and pieces.

Your background:

- Qualified accountant - ACA, CA, ACCA, ACMA, CPA or equivalent - with experience in-house at a venture capital, private equity fund or similar; probably around the 4-5 years PQE+ mark.

- Ideally a background in fund accounting / funds finance.

- Excellent academics and a proven track record of upwards career progression.

- Commercially astute, articulate and technically strong, with the ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels; confidence to assume a sole finance position within the Fund.

Hybrid working is on offer (2-3 days in the office expectation) in addition to a host of other lifestyle benefits (free lunches), healthy bonus and participation in the carry scheme.

Salary on offer is c£80,000 to £100,000 base depending on experience with the ability to flex the level of the hire.

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