£55,000 - £70,000 + generous bonus + benefits
Central London

They are a well-established, successful London based Investment Manager, managing over $1.5 billion of assets across hedge fund and private debt fund vehicles.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Candidates should possess all the following attributes and experience

  • Excellent academic credentials including qualified accountant or studying towards qualification
  • Previous fund accounting experience within a Financial services firm
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • A genuine interest in investment management and willingness to learn what you don't know
  • Integrity, maturity, confidence and a genuine team player

The firm is currently seeking a fund accountant to join it is strong Finance Team. The role will focus on all facets of fund accounting for the firm's secured lending strategy and encompasses all aspects of the calculation of net asset values. This is a wide-ranging, interesting and challenging role which requires no previous hedge fund experience. This is a broad role with exposure to all areas of the business including finance, operations, legal, compliance, risk, marketing and portfolio management. The requirement is for a qualified accountant with fund accounting experience and knowledge gained within a financial services firm such as Private Equity, Real Estate, Alternative or a Hedge Fund firm. You will be working a small team of 7 with 2 other fund accountants. The role is a hands-on role, so willingness to do basic work as well as the macro level content is important. Closed end fund experience is an advantage but If you do not have closed end fund experience or covered the product area, you must be willing to learn.


  • Month end hedge fund and administration reconciliation
  • Performance estimates, share class hedging and maintaining portfolio software (Tradar)
  • Management accounting including daily bookkeeping to a lesser degree (Tradar, Sage 200)
  • Preparation and review of Net asset value calculations, financial statements and associated reports
  • Assist in valuation questions
  • Assist in yearend statutory accounts
  • Process fees expenses for funds
  • Providing financial reports to the fund's Board of Directors
  • Involvement in the annual external audit process for the firm and funds, ensuring compliance with the relevant statutory obligations (GAAP etc) and fund reporting deadlines.
  • Ensuring accurate records are kept internally to facilitate the NAV process for all funds
  • Assisting with ad hoc reporting and projects as required by business entities
  • Involvement in monthly FX Hedge trades for each private debt fund vehicle and also calculating both investor level and portfolio level hedging
  • Responding to investor queries via investor relations and assistance with investor DDQs
  • Working on regulatory reporting the FCA, SEC, CFTC/NFA, CIMA, HMRC, IRS