A growing Private Equity and Alternatives firm is looking for a qualified Fund Accounting professional to join their Finance team. The firm is based in the heart of Mayfair and currently manages approx. USD 5 billion in assets across a range of strategies including real estate, private equity, secondaries and hedge funds.The firm has approximately 50 staff globally and in general is quite a flat organisation, meaning that the candidate will get good exposure across the asset classes and investment strategies.

Working out of luxurious offices you would be responsible for the accounting work for an area of their expanding portfolio. This would include producing management accounts, looking at complex transactions and overseeing the financial management of these, tax structuring and dealing with external parties. Although you would be responsible for one area of the business you would gain exposure across the group and be working closely with senior management as well as other teams in reporting to investors and shareholders.

The ideal candidate would be ACA or ACCA qualified and have experience in Private Equity fund administration or practice (working with PE firms). Knowledge of producing management accounts, managing internal relationships and Sage Line 50 software is desirable. Salary £50k-£60k plus benefits, bonus and pension - CVs ASAP to James Willacy at Austin Andrew - j.willacy@austinandrew.co.uk