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Fund Accountant - Private Credit - £Exc

This leading global Asset Manager is seeking an experienced Fund Accountant to join their Private Investment Fund Finance team. The ideal candidate will have experience working in fund management on private credit and infrastructure debt and be fully qualified, ideally trained and qualified from one of the Big 4/Top 10 accountancy firms. Prior closed-end fund, multi-currency equalisation, hedging strategy and, new fund launch experience is highly desirable.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Solid technical and working knowledge of fund legal documents, fund oversight model, financial and fund accounting, ability to document, justify, and demonstrate complex fund financial, accounting, and fund operation matters.

  • Oversee daily cash forecasting, monitoring investment activities and fund expenses, and manage liquidity requirements.

  • Oversee entire capital call and distribution process and working schedules and notices prepared by TPAs.

  • Extensive working knowledge of fund close and equalisation process in multi-currency sitting.

  • Manage credit and leverage facility operations such as drawdown, repayment, payment process, and covenant reporting.

  • Oversee quarterly NAV reporting package and its supporting schedules from TPAs.

  • Oversee quarterly allocation file and capital statements.

  • Oversee quarterly financial statements and supporting schedules.

  • Oversee management fee and performance fee calculations.

  • Oversee and re-calculate fund performance metrics such as IRRs and Investment Multiples at both fund and asset level.

  • Produce investor reporting package such as investment manager’s report, portfolio details report, and various ad-hoc reporting.

  • Aid Investment team with deal funding process to ensure timely funding.

  • Ability to lead and provide guidance for the junior members of the team.

  • Proactively engage queries and resolve issues from both internal and external stakeholders.

Experience & Qualifications

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualification is required, ideally trained and qualified from one of the Big 4/Top 10 accountancy firms.

  • Experience in closed-end private credit and infrastructure debt highly desirable.

  • Prior closed-end fund experience is desirable and ideally experience gained in fund management, fund accounting, fund administration, or fund audit.

  • Extensive experience in multi-currency equalisation, hedging strategy, and new fund launch is highly desirable.

  • Proactive, hardworking, the ability to work with minimum supervision and always keen to learn.

  • Good analytical, communication and problem solving skills.

To hear more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Karen Consalvi on 020 7847 8874 or email your CV to karen@meredithbrown.com

Ref: KC747350

Please note: that due to the high volume of applicants responding to our adverts we are regrettably not able to feed back on all applications; only successful candidates will be contacted.

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