Altus Partners is exclusively leading the search for a Fund Accountant to join one of the largest renewable energy funds in Europe, joining a high-performing fund finance team and well-known global investor in infrastructure.
You will be involved with multiple commercial streams and be the go-to business partner for the specific fund finance team. In addition to management accounts and financial reporting, the role will offer a hybrid of responsibility, building your exposure to portfolio management and investor relations, high-level review work and analysis, and the management of juniors.
This role will be ideal for an accountant with a background in financial services who wants broader responsibilities and has a desire to join one of the leaders in infrastructure investments. The business also prides itself on providing genuine opportunities for accountants to pivot into different business lines such as portfolio management or IR in the longer term.
Working with the Fund Manager, Portfolio Director and wider business to identify efficiencies and process improvements
Leading the preparation of the Company’s Annual and Interim Reports
Preparation of Holding Company annual Financial Statements
Preparation and/or review quarterly management accounts and statutory accounts prepared under FRS 102 or IFRS
Quarterly and year-end close processes, including reconciliation of balance sheet items
Providing a reconciliation of the Company’s NAV quarterly and liaising with the valuations team as required
Liaising with third-party administrators and finance managers as well as other key stakeholders such as bank lenders and FX providers
Providing support for the preparation of quarterly reporting packs for the Board of Directors
Helping the development of more junior members of the team
Review and authorisation of payments within the Company and maintaining appropriate treasury forecasts to predict cash shortages
Monthly review or preparation of cash flow forecasts and identifying funding requirements, including drawdowns and repayment of the fund's debt facility
Executing FX hedging in line with fund policy to ensure best execution
Liaising with banks to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
Assisting with the ongoing monitoring of acquisition expenditure
Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/Chartered Accountant)
0 - 3 years PQE +
Background in Financial Services/Investment Management/Private Equity
Hands-on management and statutory accounting experience (IFRS)