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Commercial Finance Analyst, Private Equity | ACA

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: HA070219
  • Recruiter: Harris Asher
This vacancy has now expired.

This entrepreneurial Private Equity fund are looking to hire a bright and enthusiastic ACA.

Your role will sit within the fund finance team where your broad remit will cover but not be limited to:

Fund Accounting

  • Working with the Investment and Execution (Legal) teams to remain fully informed on deal progress, ensuring sufficient liquidity to meet investment costs and expenses, whilst maximising returns to investors.
  • Collaborating with multiple external parties to execute FX trades, loan drawdowns, repayments etc. In order to do this effectively it is important to fully understand the FX/hedging and leverage strategy.
  • Delivering regular reporting packs to senior management which is used to drive the strategies mentioned above. This includes cash reconciliations, material movements and a review of investments that have been made by the funds (as well as deals in the pipeline).
  • Partnering with our Investor Relations team in the preparation of materials which summarise the position of the funds for Investors.

Business Partnering

  • Monitoring and confirming the accuracy of investment valuations provided by underlying investment managers in "real time", down to a portfolio company level, primarily through reviewing, interpreting and capturing Financial Statement information.
  • Working alongside our tax team to manage complex underlying structures, and the teams administering them throughout a wide range of jurisdictions.
  • Tracking progress of new deals and ensuring that any multi-currency funding, multi-region structuring, and reporting requirements are in line with our strategic objectives and are appropriately communicated to the Administrators, Treasury, Investment and Execution (legal) Team.
  • Summarising the work performed to obtain comfort over the funds' valuations in a quarterly review pack.

In terms of candidate you must be a qualified ACA (or equivalent) and be from any practice size; they have a preference for those from within the big 4. They are open on industry background so no prior knowledge of private equity is necessary, though experience auditing funds is beneficial and a passion to pursue a career in this field is essential. You must be detail oriented with superb interpersonal skills.

Remuneration will be in the region of £50,000 to £55,000 with competitive discretionary bonus potential and other strong corporate benefits.

Please apply directly to this ad or contact harris.asher@markssattin for a confidential discussion.

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