Financial Controller

    Walker Hamill Published: February 12, 2021
    London, United Kingdom
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    The role is a first-time appointment. The successful candidate will be responsible for establishing the finance function and providing key operational and finance support to the partners. Key responsibilities will include:

    • establishing robust finance, risk management and operational procedures;
    • financial control of the business, including expense and liquidity management;
    • overseeing the budgeting process and preparation of management information;
    • structuring of the firm's funds for regulatory and tax purposes;
    • oversight and co-ordination of the fund reporting, control and administration;
    • co-ordination of the annual audit process;
    • ensuring the firm meets its external reporting obligations on a timely and accurate basis; and
    • leading on operational matters such as those relating to HR, IT, property etc.

    It's an excellent opportunity to join a well-capitalised start-up, and there is clear potential for the role to evolve over time. Once a strong working relationship with the founders has been established, the right candidate could also add value to the firm's structuring, execution, marketing & fundraising activities and other areas to the extent they are able to.

    The appointee will be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) and could have the following backgrounds:

    • Hedge Fund: Financial Controller, Fund Controller or Senior Fund Accountant
    • Private Equity: Financial Controoler, Fund Controller or Senior Fund Accountant
    • Investment Banking: Equities Product Control experience