Fund Controller, Private Equity

Private Equity Fund Controller

Our client is a Private Equity firm that focuses on acquiring businesses in emerging markets. The company has 16 staff, and a finance team of 3 people. Although predominantly focussed on all accounting issues surrounding the new fund, due to the size of the organisation the successful candidate will be exposed to other areas of the business too, including fund structuring, portflio management and investment analysis.

Reporting to the CFO, the successful candidate will be responsible for the accounting and oversight of the companys newest fund. Responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to the following:

Management and oversight of fund vehicles and associated entities
* Provide accurate and timely fund information and investor reporting
* Co-ordinate preparation of quarterly investor reports, including detailed financial statements and notes
* Prepare annual financial statements in accordance with US/ UK GAAP
* Prepare quarterly valuations
* Prepare capital call and distribution calculations and notices
* IRR calculations
* Ensure fund administrator has established adequate procedures and reporting, and maintains appropriate records
* Review quarterly management accounts for manager, fund vehicles and all associated entities; including profit and loss account, balance sheet, cash flow statement and tax computation; including financial returns to regulators
* Cash flow management, including forecasting and ensuring compliance with solvency requirements
* Ad-hoc reports and responses to investor questions

* Review of transaction agreements prior to finalisation to assess impact on accounting and reporting
* Involvement in due diligence
* Financial aspects of portfolio management

Technical Accounting
* Review, consider impact and implement new local regulations and accounting standards, and any updates thereto, if applicable
* Oversight, management, and control of complex fund structures
* Review, consider impact and implement new reporting, accounting and tax developments across the group
* Administration of SPVs, as required, to hold investments in portfolio companies

Required experience
* The successful candidate will be an ACA/CA (With at least 3 years years post qualified experience), who qualified in practice and has either;
* Gone on to become manager and worked within private equity or Investment management audit, or
* Qualified in practice and then moved on to a role within Private Equity or Asset management and gained exposure to fund control/reporting.

Job Type : Permanent

Location : City of London, East London, North London, North West London, South East London, South West London, West End, West London, London

Salary : 70k - 90k pa + Excellent Bonus

Date Advertised : 30 Oct 2012

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