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The Fund Accountant will be responsible for a fund and will provide support to the business on a variety of tasks including:
The Role: Provide accurate and timely Fund portfolio information to investors:
Co-ordinate preparation of quarterly investor reports, including detailed financial statements and notes
Review and oversee financial information prepared by third party fund administrators
Prepare/ review quarterly valuations in accordance with International Private Equity and Venture Capital Valuation guidelines
Manage drawdown and distribution activity
Calculate management fees and carried interest
Maintain data on fund performance
Prepare reports in accordance with investor side letters, other ad-hoc reports and respond to investor queries
Co-ordinate preparation of annual financial statements in accordance with US GAAP/ IFRS as required
Liaise with professional advisers responsible for tax affairs of fund across a number of jurisdictions (including US tax reporting), including review of annual and quarterly tax information/ computations for investors and entities as required Liaise with auditors in the different group jurisdictions Review quarterly management accounts for manager, fund vehicles and all associated entities. Develop fund accounting processes and systems:
Ensure adherence to controls and procedures
Establish and maintain procedures for all third party and group payments Cash flow management:
Prepare rolling cash flow forecasts
Ensure compliance with solvency requirements in accordance with local law Assist setting up SPVs, as required, to hold investments in portfolio companies Liaise with the deal team on the accounting and deal execution aspects of transactions Review of financial/ tax due diligence as required Monitor deal due diligence costs
You must be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
Have a sound academic background
Fund accounting background, either from another Private Equity/Infrastructure/Real Estate fund or from a Fund Administrator