Private Equity Fund Accountant

    • Job reference: MT5434
    • Type: Permanent
    • Location: London
    • Country: England
    • Industry: Business Partner
    • Salary: £55,000 - £70,000 per annum
    • Start: ASAP
    • Benefits: 30-50% bonus

Goodman Masson have partnered with a private, mid-market private equity firm to find a Fund Accountant to partner with their Venture Capital team. After developing in headcount by 30% over the last two years, the business has recently closed its third and largest fund. They seek commercially-minded individuals with a Finance background to assist with the managing their growing portfolio and integrating new investments.

Responsibilities include:

Investment Support

  • Liaising with the CFO or FD of underlying portfolio companies to ensure alignment of income models on a regular basis

  • Deal structuring with investment analysts and external tax and legal consultants

  • Working closely with the Portfolio team to produce valuation packs

  • Working in partnership with the Analysis team to produce portfolio management information for the Portfolio team

  • Maintaining the funds’ IRR models

  • Creating and updating fund income models

  • Preparation of KPI and fund performance schedules for inclusion in the Partnership board packs and the AGM

  • Maintain regulatory data including the preparation of FCA returns for the funds

Accounting / Reporting

  • Review quarterly and annual fund accounts for a number of subsidiary companies received

from the administrators

  • Review quarterly investor reports, working closely with the investor relations team

  • Liaising with the auditors regarding the audit of the annual accounts

There are two roles available. One at the recently-qualified level and another at 2-3 years post-qualified. The job titles will be ‘Fund Accountant’ and ‘Senior Fund Accountant’ respectively.

For the junior role, we are considering recently-qualified ACAs from practice with any background, or people trained in industry with a similar organisation. For the more senior role, we require some experience in fund accounting post-qualification in greater depth.