Finance Director (Boutique Private Equity Firm)

Recruiter
Carnegie Consulting Ltd
Location
London, South East
Salary
£80000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Upside Potential
Posted
11 Jan 2019
Closes
17 Jan 2019
Position/Level
Professional / Specialist
Responsibilities
Analyst
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

An exciting opportunity for a current Finance Director (or someone looking to step up from Controller) to join this busy boutique PE firm who specialise in buyouts of operating companies with significant Real Estate portfolios. This is a highly commercial role with a lot of exposure to major acquisitions and corporate finance projects relating to the existing portfolio companies.

Focussing on buyouts of asset rich businesses, the company have a current portfolio close to £2bn with extensive deployable capital. They have a hands on asset management strategy with much of the corporate finance and structuring work done in house. They also have a number of other ventures and this role would work closely with the CFO and CEO to manage those as well.

This role has excellent commercial exposure, working with the acquisitions team as well as the senior management within the portfolio.

The role:

  • Financial control supported by a number of qualified accountants and administrators
  • Full consolidation in IFRS, UK, LUX GAAP
  • Statutory reporting and coordination of annual audits
  • Setting and reviewing annual budgets, forecasts and re-forecasts
  • Supporting the acquisitions team with additional analysis and at the execution stage of transactions
  • Asset Management duties of current and future portfolio investments
  • Financial analysis tasks
  • Project management
  • Portfolio performance monitoring and valuations
  • Development of financial and fund models
  • Fund Accounting and management of fund administration
  • Managing investor requests and queries
  • Maintaining the accounts of the fund and associated entities
  • Calculation of drawdowns and distributions
  • Investor and board reporting
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Assisting with fund formation
  • UK VAT returns and Corporate Tax


Requirements:

  • Chartered Accountant (ACA or equivalent), trained in a reputable practice
  • Exposure to private equity fund structures
  • Good knowledge of Fund administration and fund accounting
  • Strong financial and management accounting skills (including audit)
  • Experience of FCA-regulated structures and businesses
  • Strong financial modelling skills in Excel (VBA desirable)
  • Highly numerate, methodical in prioritising work and multi-tasking and able to demonstrate attention to detail with great communication skills
  • Ability to work with discretion when dealing with confidential information
  • Exposure to hedging strategies and instruments
  • Valuation and analysis experience

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/84798624

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