Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary £50,000.00 - £60,000.00 gross per year
  • London


Corporate Accountant - Private Equity - (Qualified) 12 month FTCCorporate Accountant - Private Equity - (Qualified) 12 month FTC

You will manage a range of accounting and operational responsibilities for several entities falling under the corporate umbrella, with tasks ranging from statutory reporting, regulatory reporting, management accounting, audit and tax compliance to performance computation and systems and processes improvements. This role will report into the Finance Manager and will also require oversight, management, and review of the assistant corporate accountants.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

* Financial management of the corporate entities including UK corporate, LLPs, LPs and international entities (Singapore, US and Guernsey), and including outsourced entities;
* Assist with planning and preparation/review of year-end statutory accounts and audit;
* Review and oversight of work undertaken by accounts assistants
* Preparation of regulatory reporting to international governing bodies (FCA, MAS, SEC and GFSC);
* Adhere to governance and financial control processes including review and update of finance policies and procedures;
* Planning and preparation for the year-end tax process (Singapore, UK, US and Guernsey);
* Assist with long-term incentive schemes (carried interest) for the entities;
* Maintain current and relevant systems including continuous improvement of processes and systems.


* Review and sign-off on payments and journals prepared by the accounts assistant, monthly checklists
* Delivery of monthly, quarterly management accounts
* Delivery of audit information and signing as per agreed audit deadlines;
* Ensure tax information is received and processed to meet entity requirements;
* Delivery of regulatory reporting requirements timely and accurately;
* Keeping up to date with financial system product developments and develop future initiatives to ensure system meets business requirements;
* Ensure stakeholder queries are addressed on a timely basis;
* Liaise with fund accounting team to ensure smooth provision of data between fund and corporate entities;

Experience Required/Candidate profile:

* A minimum 2.1 degree classification (or equivalent)
* Qualified in ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent
* Previous finance experience in private equity or Infrastructure industry desirable
* Previous experience of regulatory and statutory reporting for various entity types (Corporate, LLPs, LPs, overseas entities)
* Experience of dealing with multiple deadlines, and prioritising tasks
* Experience of team management / support of more junior team members
* Broad finance systems experience, with SunSystems knowledge preferable
* Must be proficient in Excel and Word
* Strong capability in using finance systems
* Numerate
* Deadline-focused
* Reliable
* Accurate with high attention to detail
* Able to self-review
* Able to work calmly and accurately under pressure
* Able to work effectively in a team environment and work well with other teams (i.e. IR, compliance, legal etc)
* Able to people manage and develop junior team members
* Able to quickly assimilate new information/requirements
* Organised in approach to work, with the ability to prioritise effectively
* Sound communication skills (written and oral) with the confidence to deal with the investment team and clients where required
* Good interpersonal skills
* Team player
* Knowledge of IFRS, US,UK GAAP (FRS102) desirable

  • accountant
  • accounting
  • excel
  • tax
  • word