Accountant - Private Equity - 6 months Contract
£60,000 + benefits or £300 per day
City area - London

They manage over £1.2 billion on behalf of leading UK, European and international institutional clients and have been at the forefront of Far Eastern/Asian private equity and P E fund of funds.

Joining a team of two people residing within the Finance Department of a large investment group. Reporting to the Regulatory Reporting Manager, your role is to provide first class finance and investment accounting services for the firm's private equity products including Asian private Equity and Funds of Funds. The Funds themselves are in the mature stage of their life cycle, some of which are already in the liquidation stage. Responsibilities include

  • Oversight of the day-to-day treasury and fund operations and review of the Financial Statements of the Fund Partnerships prepared the Assistant Accountant;
  • Review of papers for presentation to the Portfolio Monitoring Committee;
  • Preparation and distribution of quarterly valuation reports to the Limited Partners
  • Preparation of the Partnership tax returns; Compliance with FATCA and CRS for the Fund Partnerships
  • Refreshing W-8 forms and providing withholding statements to the General Partners of funds that the firm's funds have an interest in
  • Liquidation and dissolution of terminated partnerships including preparation of final Financial Statements, filing of notices with Companies House and The Gazette
  • Companies House filings including Persons of Significant Control forms and renewals;
  • Undertaking of ad hoc project work and responses to client enquiries Other Functions

To be considered for this role you must meet the following

  • Degree educated ACCA, ACA or CIMA qualified
  • Previous Private Equity experience with Partnership accounting, W8 forms and tax returns
  • Strong spreadsheet skills

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