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Head of Fund Accounting & Valuations

Salary £100k to £125k
Type Permanent
Location London
Sector Finance & Accountancy
Job Reference T81/AXM/31223
Contact Andrew Mackay
Date posted 02-04-2019

Our client, a globally renowned Investment Manager based in London are currently looking a senior candidate to join their leadership in a hybrid Head of Fund Accounting & Valuations role. This is a unique role as it positions the successful candidate as they will have the chance to shape the function in their image.

• Manage the three teams that make up this function – fund accounting, valuation analytics and data and reconciliations
• Create and oversee a robust control environment around the production and sign off the financial reporting for the firms funds including SPV’s to ensure that the financial reports are accurate
• Work with outsourcing partners to ensure their controls and accounting processes are robust
• Oversee the audit relationship and timetables for the numerous business vehicles to ensure timely sign off all audits
• Produce and implement a valuation policy for investments which meet audit and accounting standards
• Oversee the production of analytical data to support the investment valuations produced for the various Valuation Committees
• Negotiate and manage ongoing contractual arrangements with third parties

Knowledge & Experience:
• Broad knowledge of the process involved in servicing private equity fund of funds
• High level of understanding of operational risk and risk mitigation, including ISASE3402 or similar
• The ability to see “the bigger picture” and develop holistic approach

Salary up to circa £125,000 + Strong benefits package

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AVP, Consultant