Role details

Senior Accountant - Private Equity

City of London   •   £55,000 - £60,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Excellent opportunity within a reputable Private Equity firm
  • Exciting role for a full function financial accountant

About Our Client

The firm have over 100 billion in assets under management - although the company is larger in size there is a very flat structure with an emphasis on individual contribution and development.

They have a global presence with investments in a variety of sectors.

Job Description

The Senior Accountant based in London will have the following responsibilities:

  • Preparing monthly cash reconciliations;
  • Maintaining entity level fixed asset registers;
  • Tracking and maintaining documents, following -up to obtain information as necessary;
  • Communicating with payroll service providers and HR for monthly payroll posting;
  • Assisting accounting and tax staff with accounting, tax or cash management projects, which may be required to be undertaken from time to time
  • Performing monthly, quarterly and year-end closing of books for subsidiaries, ensuring compliance with GAAP, IFRS and other applicable regulations;
  • Working with external accountants and professional firms for the timely monthly/quarterly closing of books;
  • Performing general ledger account reconciliations on a monthly/quarterly basis, including inter-company transactions;
  • Accurate and timely reporting of financial information;
  • Coordinating the annual financial audits with external auditors;
  • Preparing the statutory financial statements including the footnotes and related disclosures;
  • Preparing quarterly consolidation package for the corporate headquarters;
  • Preparing regulatory, compliance and tax schedules;
  • Preparing monthly cash outflow projection schedule;
  • Monitoring compliance with local regulatory requirements;
  • Participating in and preparing ad hoc projects and analysis to support senior and executive management teams as assigned, and;



Assisting with implementing and maintaining worldwide corporate accounting systems, internal control policies and procedures.

The Successful Applicant

The Senior Accountant will have the following exposure:

  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience as an accountant preferably within a financial services firm and or public accounting firm;
  • Knowledgeable in financial reporting and general ledger accounting, as well as forecasting/budgeting;
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English;
  • Extensive knowledge of GAAP/IFRS and accounting control policies, and;



Strong working knowledge of Microsoft office applications, including Excel, Word and Outlook, proficiency in Microsoft Navision is a plus.

What's on Offer

Excellent development opportunities internally with a strong compensation.

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