Fund Controller (Hedge Fund)

London Permanent £90,000 - £120,000 per year
  • A hands on fund controller role with a global macro hedge fund
  • Autonomous position facing the C-suite of the firm extensively

About Our Client

This Fund Controller role is with a leading financial services business, operating in the hedge fund space.

Job Description

The responsibilities of the successful candidate for this role will include:

  • Support the implementation of enhanced accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls.
  • Liaise with various stakeholders internal and externally to ensure accuracy and efficiency of daily and monthly NAV process.
  • Non exhaustive list includes:
    - Work closely with fund admin on all aspects of NAV
    - Produce month end valuation packet
    - Shadow investor allocations-experience with open and close ended structures a plus
    - Help coordinate and tie out investor capital activity, bank activity, and investor statements
    - Ensure all aspects of NAV are in accordance with respective fund documents
  • Support internal and external parties with the annual audit
  • Assist with regulatory/compliance requests as needed
  • Assist with tax requests as needed
  • Support ad hoc investor relations requests
  • Produce and maintain various fund, investment, and investor reporting metrics

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have the following background:

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CA, CA/SA)
  • 5+ years of experience in a fund accounting role at an investment manager, ideally having worked for a hedge fund
  • Strong understanding of accounting, operations, tax, investor relations and legal/compliance in
  • respect to investment companies.
  • Previous experience working with large master-feeder structures
  • Effective problem solver who takes full ownership of work product and demonstrates strong critical reasoning, analytical, and detail oriented attributes with the ability to multi task
  • Ability to interpret and analyze complex legal documents relating to fund structures deal structures,
  • and financial transactions.
  • Experience with order management and accounting systems
    - Experience implementing shadow accounting systems a plus
  • Experience with accounting, valuation, and operational related matters for large array of financial products-equities, credit, structured, liquid and illiquid a plus.
  • Strong Excel skills

What's on Offer

Attractive remuneration package and a great team.

Angel Valchev
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Phone number
+44 207 776 5956

Job summary

Job function
Banking & Financial Services
Accountancy & Finance
Financial Services
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Consultant name
Angel Valchev
Consultant phone
+44 207 776 5956
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