Business Partner - PE and Asset Management (6-9 month contract)

£90000 + benefits

City of London

The Company

Our client is a major family office, asset manager and private equity investor in a range of assets including real estate, and in life sciences and healthcare.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Qualified accountant preferred but would consider non-qualified with significant years experience
  • Significant experience within Capital Markets and/or Private Equity
  • Thorough understanding of the valuation techniques used to price unlisted investments
  • Ability to question assumptions in capital accounting
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • A demonstrable ability to prioritise, multi-task and work to tight deadlines

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Management Accounting and Controlling you will have responsibility for the control function of financial commitment to the Private Equity Funds and Co-Investments and commitment to the Venture Partner Funds.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Validation of capital accounts and pricing of unlisted assets
  • Generation of quarterly reports, including presentations for Board meetings, risk committee and management meetings
  • Manage the quarterly valuation process for PE Funds and co-investments. Validating and preparing analysis on the PE valuations from managers
  • Perform LTIP / PCIP calculations and provide reporting as necessary
  • Maintain and review portfolio management systems and tools
  • To contribute to the establishment, maintenance and enhancement of robust procedures and processes to ensure the integrity of assets and sound financial management
  • Budgeting for the PE management companies
  • Work with relevant Operations team(s), local Accounting team(s), and external service provider(s) to deliver required objectives
  • Organise and lead as appropriate, compliance audits and ensure that all records are properly and securely kept