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Senior Fund Controller - Private Equity

Salary £85k to £100k
Type Permanent
Location City of London
Sector Finance & Accountancy
Job Reference T81/AXM/33392
Contact Andrew Mackay
Date posted 09-01-2020

BRUIN are working with a Tier 1 Private Equity firm who are seeking to recruit a Senior Fund Controller into their team. The opportunity is incredibly broad and offers direct exposure to the investment teams and significant potential to learn new skills.

We are seeking to speak with candidates who have exposure to the full lifecycle of Fund Accounting from either an In-House or Third Party Administrator. You will take ownership of a suite of funds within the portfolio and be responsible for co-ordination of service providers from seeding and launching of a fund through to liquidation.

• On an ongoing basis, ensuring that the operational and internal control frameworks are fit for purpose to adequately operationally service clients and funds, and that the process by which the firm service those clients/funds are following best practices.
• Monitoring and tracking portfolio composition and underlying company data to ensure data is being collected, can be reported and direct analysis on actuals versus expectations in order to drive portfolio reporting for investment team use.
• Attending the relevant investment team meetings to understand the current deal pipeline, future potential transactions and any operational considerations attaching. Monitor and track this activity to expectations from the Investment Team and the original fund roadmap.
• Liquidity management, including informing liquidity strategy for the maximisation of investment returns and returning of cash to funds and clients where possible. This could include driving projects to rationalise any residual Deal SPVs or other entities that can be terminated or restructured for the purposes of distributing cash.

Experience Sought;

Professional qualification desirable
Broad knowledge of private equity preferably funds of funds, and the processes involved in servicing these funds
Experience in designing, monitoring and understanding the internal controls frameworks in place at each stage of a fund

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VP, Manager