Financial Controller

Recruiter
One Ten Associates
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary & Bonus + Benefits
Posted
25 Jul 2022
Closes
24 Aug 2022
Ref
15096432
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
A genuinely exciting opportunity to join a boutique Private Equity fund with just under £1Bn AuM. Our client is seeking to appoint a Financial Controller to oversee the day to day finances of both the underlying funds and the Management company while also partnering with the CFO and Partner group on a range of strategic initiatives.

Core duties

Fund/Holding Companies
  • Manage external Fund administrator in UK and Luxembourg. Luxembourg soon to be brought in house with Junior accountant as our client sets up a Luxembourg office.
  • Reviewing the administrator's preparation of quarterly investor reporting, including management accounts for all funds and individual capital accounts for all funds.
  • Prepare all investor query responses, build investor relationships.
  • Reviewing capital call/distribution notices.
  • SPV holding company accounts - prepare: UK, review: Luxembourg.
  • General Partner accounts - in house: maintain ledger, financial statements & audit.
  • Manage/lead on all audits.

Management/Company
  • Manage and take responsibility for incumbent outsource provider (soon to be moved to in-house Luxembourg accountant) who undertake:
  • Payroll/pension
  • Purchase/sales ledger
  • Journals incl. accruals/prepayments
  • LLP payments
  • Expenses
  • Monthly LLP reporting pack preparation
  • Preparation of annual LLP financial statements/initial audit contact
  • VAT returns/admin
  • Monthly management account reporting to CFO and Partner
  • Budgeting, forecasting and cash planning
  • Quarterly FCA reporting/regulatory capital forecasting
  • Manage HR processes such as health/life insurance
  • Seek and promote reporting process and content improvements
  • Identify and deliver cost improvements working with management
  • General office element: document filing, correspondence etc.
  • Carrying out other tasks from time to time as required

Person Specification
  • Recognised professional accounting qualification - ACA strongly preferred, or alternative qualification if supported by relevant fund accounting experience
  • Degree educated
  • Go-getter/ superstar
  • Be able to work on own initiative/independent
  • Good track record of delivering high professional standards
  • Competent user of Excel and Microsoft Office
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Planning and organising
  • Scheduling and monitoring
  • Problem analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Team work skills