This is highly commercial and rewarding opportunity for an experienced fund controller or financial controller from a funds finance background to manage all finance set-up for the new fund, which is targeting mid-market infrastructure opportunities in the UK, US and Europe. This will be a challenging and highly operational role in a rapidly growing, fast moving organisation with a collegiate and supportive working culture.
Key responsibilities will include:
Responsibility for all fund accounting (outsourced), quarterly and annual investor reporting.
Manage the fund credit lines and hedging facilities and relationships with the relevant financial institutions.
Provide support to investment teams across transactions and the deal closing process.
Ownership for the annual fund audits and associated entities across multiple jurisdictions
Involvement in a raft of ad hoc project work.
Qualifications and experience:
Qualified accountant – ACA, CA, ACCA or equivalent with experience in-house at an alternative asset manager; infrastructure experience would be the icing on the cake however we are very happy to also consider people from related asset classes like private equity, private debt / direct lending, credit or real estate.
International outlook, good operational understanding of offshore fund and investment holding structures and prior exposure to cross border holding structures.
Experience of building up positive and productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders and advisors.
Ability to manage multiple workstreams in a demanding environment and act on own initiative.
Strong process management skills, an ability to prioritise and react quickly to dynamic demands from stakeholders across the firm.
High levels of gravitas, professionalism, integrity and a strong work ethic.