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Junior Fund Accountant Private Equity

Carnegie Consulting
London, United Kingdom
GBP40000 - GBP55000 per annum + benefits, bonus and study support
Closing date
Jun 13, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Junior Fund Accountant, Leading Private Equity firm

One of the world's leading private asset growth investors, specialising in private equity and private debt with over €40 billion of assets under management, investing in industrials, business & financial services, consumer, healthcare and technology.


Reporting to the Senior Fund Controllers, the Junior Fund Accountant will help the team in managing the two flagship funds, within the private equity Fund Operations team. Responsibilities include but are not limited to, quarterly investor reporting, year-end audit, fund level treasury and working closely with several internal and external stakeholders.

The role will work collaboratively within an immediate team of 5 and the wider Fund Operations team of 20. Over time the individual will develop a professional working relationship with the wider Finance, Investor Relations, Tax, Legal and Deal teams.

What will you be doing?
  • Supporting the Fund Controllers with preparation of month end financial packs.
  • Liaison with, and reporting to, the Fund's third-party depositary under AIFMD.
  • Involvement in the quarterly reporting cycle in accordance with agreed timetables and preparation of Capital Account and ILPA statements.
  • Assisting with preparation of statutory accounts in accordance with LPAs and US GAAP, including being a contact point for fund auditors.
  • Supporting the team with drawdown and distribution processes.
  • Working alongside the IR team on investor requests.
  • Involvement in the quarterly valuation process.
  • Management of investment legal documentation.
  • Daily updating of accounting software and monitoring of bank accounts.
  • Arranging payments and transfers through the internet banking system as required.
  • Understanding of and familiarisation with the relevant Limited Partnership Agreements.
  • Assisting the Fund Controllers with reviewing and monitoring treasury aspects, including an understanding of the FX strategies and the related reporting, management of the fund finance bridges and related covenants.

Required skills

Strong Communication:
  • Displays strong verbal and written skills
  • Ensures clear, concise and appropriate communication

Personal Effectiveness:
  • Operates in an organised and structured manner with an appropriate focus on detail
  • Remains flexible and demonstrates ability to prioritise work
  • Remains composed under pressure
  • Ability to work unsupervised and keen to take on responsibilities

Required qualifications and experience
  • ACA / ACCA part qualified/a finalist who has the desire to complete exams with study support available
  • Experience using eFront software, an advantage but training will be provided
  • Private Equity experience an advantage

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