SENIOR FUND ACCOUNTANT - PRIVATE EQUITY

Job title : SENIOR FUND ACCOUNTANT - PRIVATE EQUITY
Location : London
Contact : Dylan Rosser
Call : Dylan
Email : email Dylan
Reference : 1035533
​THE SEARCH:

Altus Partners has partnered with a growing Alternatives Investment Manager that is going through exciting growth phase and is looking to bring on a Senior Fund Accountant to work with the Financial Controller and have oversight of fund accounting processes and controls. The Senior Fund Accountant will hold a strong relationship with wider finance, external stakeholders, and the deals team.

 

THE ROLE:
  • Keeping track of all expenditures and prepare payment schedules for internal authorisation

  • Monitoring and reporting fund leverage facilities

  • Responsibility for booking and monitoring F/X hedges

  • Responsibility of all aspects of loan funding and settlement

  • Review and analyse the fund accounting processes completed by back-office vendor and administrators for accuracy, providing direction and feedback where necessary

  • Monitor and review all fund related expenses and accruals

  • Provide direction for proper posting of investment related activities

  • Review invoices and wire payments and prepare for necessary approvals

  • Review management fee and incentive/carry fee calculations

  • Review and approve quarterly financial statements and workbooks

  • Oversee audit and tax engagements along with fund administrators

  • Serve as a liaison between the back-office, custodian, and portfolio teams

  • Researches and responds to client requests and inquiries

  • Assist in setting up new funds and separately managed accounts

  • Provide funding support for new funds, including capital calls and distributions

  • Prepare valuations/pricing, statement of cash flows, and IRR returns

  • Participate in ad hoc and team projects as assigned

 THE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Qualified accountant

  • 1-3 years of experience in asset management/fund accounting

  • Strong MS Office skills and ability to quickly learn various software applications

  • Detail-oriented with the ability to synthesize multiple sources of information

  • Strong analysis and decision-making skills

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple assignments and work well under pressure

  • Independent and self-starter with strong organizational skills

  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees and management