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Head of Fund Accounting - Private Equity, Real Estate

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Bonus + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: 16879036
  • Recruiter: Sunil Basra
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This Head of Fund Accounting role is a superb career opportunity at one of the best names in the industry for a Senior Finance professional with Fund Experience

This is a key hire within the business. You will be part of the senior management team and will head up a team which has been earmarked as high growth and key part of the businesses strategy. As such, this is both a strategic team development role and a business builder role for the London office.

As a member of the UK Management team:

  • Actively contribute in the day-to-day management of the UK business and the defining and implementation of strategic objectives
  • Translate Group strategy to the UK and Fund team objectives and support the management team and directors to achieve objectives
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of Risk Management strategy, policy & procedures
  • Ensure that risk management policies and procedures are implemented


  • Manage the performance of the Fund Accounting Team
  • Support the development of a coherent jurisdiction business plan and budget which reflects and anticipates the delivery of the overall Funds Accounting strategic goals, budgets and business plans

People & Team

  • Lead and develop the allocated teams to enable delivery of expected performance outcomes. Lead the service delivery teams in the delivery of objectives
  • Demonstrate effective leadership and management in accordance with firms values and with agreed policies and procedures which are compliant with current laws and regulations
  • Drive personal development to achieve success

Investor relations

  • Drive the achievement of the Funds Accounting Team's specific business development goals through proactive management and development of key relationships
  • Manage a portfolio of relationships, acting as client relationship manager
  • Proactively support the Funds Accounting Team to ensure that services are effectively delivered and the development of new business is enhanced


  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CPA) with a solid knowledge of relevant, local accounting standards
  • A high performer with a proven track record of delivering results, overseeing complex relationships and developing teams
  • First class knowledge of Funds structuring techniques and the regulatory environment relating to Alternative Investment Funds with specific knowledge of Real Estate, Private Equity and/or Private Debt
  • Keen to hear from candidates in a funds based role (inhouse/fund admin) or from a practice background auditing investment managers.

This is a great role for those looking to join a high growth business and be part of the senior management team where you can actively impact the strategy and commercial side of the business.

For further information contact Sunil Basra at Marks Sattin.

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