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Head of Operations - Investment Management ACA/ACCA/ACMA

  • Location: London, City of London
  • Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + chunky benefits and bonus
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: SUB21314151
  • Recruiter: Sunil Basra
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A global Financial Services firm investing in Private Equity, Real Estate, Infrastructure and Debt seeks the talents of a finance professions to lead their Operations function, serving as the no 2 in the London office. As Head of Operations you will be involved in the full cycle of day-to-day business, ranging from Operations, Financial Control, Human Capital Management, and Business Development.


  • Establish policies that promote company culture and vision;
  • Oversee operations of the company
  • Provide technical and procedural support with respect to accounting standards, fund administration, tax structuring, UK entity liquidation;
  • Plan and monitor the day-to-day running of business to ensure smooth progress
  • Evaluate business procedure efficiency in light of organizational objectives and apply improvements;
  • Review financial information and create/reforecast operational budgets to promote profitability;
  • Evaluate performance by analysing and interpreting data and metrics;

Financial Control

  • Review financial information and create/reforecast operational budgets to promote profitability;
  • Evaluate country & business line performance by analysing and interpreting data and metrics;
  • Providing commentary, approval and/or analysis on billable hours, budget variance & write-offs;
  • Management of monthly KPIs.

Resource Management

  • Foster a corporate culture that promotes ethical practices, customer focus and service and integrity;
  • Maintain a positive work environment to attract, retain and motivate employees at all levels;
  • Coordinates with human resources department on staff recruitment and retention;
  • Motivate employees to maximise efficiency, performance to meet/surpass organisational goals;
  • Provides mentoring to all employees and encourage continuous professional development;
  • Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth;
  • Promote communication between colleagues for the benefit of information flow and problem resolution.

Business Development

  • Collaborate with the MD on medium to longer term plans for corporate growth and evolution
  • Participate in expansion activities such as the integration of newly acquired business and personnel;


Given the nature of the role, we are looking to hear from those that are qualified accountants (ACCA/ACA/ACMA/CPA) with a background in the fund management industry, where they have worked on private equity, real estate or infrastructure funds. You could currently be working in a senior finance/leadership role within an Investment Manager, a Senior Manager/Director in audit managing a portfolio of investment funds or a Director level finance professional working for a Fund Administrator.

The business is looking for those with excellent organizational and leadership abilities as well as outstanding communication and people skills.

For further information contact Sunil Basra from Marks Sattin or for immediate consideration, please apply now.

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