Part-time CFO - 1 day a week

Location
London
Salary
£500 - £700 a day, depending on experience
Posted
21 Sep 2021
Closes
05 Oct 2021
Ref
AK51829
Contact
Temp Team
Position/Level
CFO
Responsibilities
Accounting, Finance
Contract Type
Contract / Interim
Our client, an early-stage VC fund, are looking for a part-time CFO to join on a temporary basis. The role will work directly with the Partners, responsible for building internal structures and processes, taking ownership of the finance and operations of a relatively new venture firm.

Description
  • Producing accounts and reports for the Fund Manager and sister company, supported by two outsourced accountancy firms.
  • Managing accounts and investor reporting for the underlying portfolio and fund, supported by a fund administrator and auditor.
  • Working with the Investment team to monitor portfolio performance and set allocation strategies.
  • Build highly professional investor relations processes including investor reporting and communication.
  • Managing the day to day operations of the fund manager, including making sure that processes and systems are in place to work as a high-performance team.
  • Assist the team with the setup for a new fund.

Skills
  • Qualified accountant (either ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent).
  • Experience of fund and partnership accounting.
  • Excellent academic record with good verbal and written communication skills and extremely high attention to detail.
  • Experience liaising and communicating with senior stakeholders and a passionate interest in early-stage investing, with the desire to be involved in building a new VC firm at an early stage. 
  • Ability to work within a relatively unstructured environment.

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Please note that due to the expected volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to those candidates whose experience matches the requirements of our client. We are sorry, but if you have not heard from us within the next ten days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed organisations, private equity backed businesses and privately owned companies. We recruit across all sectors and have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. Headquartered in London, we have additional offices in continental Europe. For more information, please see the Walker Hamill website.

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