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Assistant Controller

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £70000.00 - £85000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Contact: Kai Fogarty
  • Expiry Date: 30 December 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -112021-465593

Assistant Controller- Fund Accounting

Compensation: Up to 85k

A world-leading global investment management firm is looking for a Qualified Accountant (ACA or equivalent) to join their finance team as an Assistant Controller. They are looking for a driven candidate looking for the next challenge and step in their career. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a rapidly changing environment with an ability to deliver high quality work in collaboration with colleagues in different offices and service providers in different time zones.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review calculation of estimated and final NAVs for a group of hedge funds, including FX classes of investors, side pockets and SMAs
  • Ensure management and performance fees/allocations are calculated in accordance with PPMs, IMAs, and side letters.
  • Review fund operating expenses prepared by fund administrator and provide comments/changes
  • Process expense payments related to the funds and review allocations based on the expense allocation policy
  • Review of fund administrator-prepared annual financial statements, and liaise with external auditors and fund administrator regarding financial reporting and timely issuance of financial statements
  • Compile information for due diligence requests from investors and counterparties, assist with other ad hoc
  • Implement systems, processes, and procedures to improve efficiency while maintaining adequate internal control environment

Candidate Requirements:

  • Experience working on credit market funds
  • Public or a mixture of Big 4 & private accounting experience; 8+ yrs. of fund accounting experience
  • Experience with investor and partnership allocations and related software (i.e. Backstop, Hedgetek, Investran, etc.)
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask
  • Highly organized