Financial Controller

Recruiter
Walker Hamill
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
£55k - £65k
Posted
11 Sep 2022
Closes
11 Oct 2022
Ref
16356547
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description

This is a unique opportunity to join an early stage venture capital fund manager. Following a successful first fund raise they are now closing their second fund at £50 million and looking to expand the team.

A broad and varied role, this will provide a fantastic first step into the sector for those either looking to move out of practice or progress their career within PE/VC following qualification. The appointee will gain excellent exposure to all areas of fund finance, as well as investor reporting, valuations and deal support. Key responsibilities include:
  • Management of the fund's portfolio and working alongside start-ups.
  • Production of quarterly investor reporting and portfolio company analysis.
  • Coordination of the valuations process.
  • Production of the management accounts, fund and management company financial statements and management of the audit process.
  • Collation and reporting of ESG metrics.
  • Coordinating drawdowns and distributions.

Skills

We are looking for a newly qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) from either an audit background in practice or a Private Equity fund. The successful candidate will demonstrate a desire to start a career within Private Equity and undertake a broad and hands-on role. You must have a strong academic track record, good verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent attention to detail.

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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 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 the Walker Hamill website.

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