Fund Financial Controller

  • Sector: LMA UK Finance & Accounting
  • Contact: Dior Cooke
  • Contact Email: dior.cooke@lmarecruitment.com
  • Duration: 9 - 12 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: LMA
  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: Up to £350 per day
  • Expiry Date: 27 June 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH396352_1653922441

Fund Financial Controller

9-12 month Contract

The role is with a leading global investor, developer and fund management firm based in London.

Purpose of the Job:

To take primary accounting responsibility for Infrastructure Fund(s) within the fund management business, reporting to a Fund Associate Director and ultimately the Chief Financial Officer.

Duties of the Job:

  • Production of fund management information including reporting on investment performance and monitoring the introduction of new investments to ensure that investment returns are as expected or optimised.
  • Production of annual fund statutory accounts and subsequent audit.
  • Administration of investor drawdowns, distributions, equalisations and general investor reporting (quarterly) including ad hoc information requests as necessary.
  • Interrogation of financial models (supplied by project accountants) and collation of investment reports to monitor and evaluate project performance.
  • Financial due diligence of target investments
  • Liaise with the asset management team to deal with operational issues, report on asset performance and optimise investment returns
  • Progression to involvement with the asset management team and to provide business partnering role to the wider commercial and deal teams

Candidate:

The ideal candidate will:

  • be able to work as part of a wider fund management team alongside other finance professionals and operational managers, as well as use initiative to proactively and independently manage a portfolio of infrastructure investments
  • be a qualified accountant with real experience of accounting (preferably project and/or fund accounting) with either an industry or practice background
  • be well versed in Excel and have a working knowledge of financial models (macros and VBA preferable but not essential).
  • Experience of PFI and infrastructure investments and funds preferred but not essential
  • be an innovative thinker and not fear challenging financial problems
  • have experience in financial reporting in foreign currencies
  • be degree level educated.

Reporting to:

Immediate line manager will be the Fund Associate Director and ultimate reporting will be to the Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director.