Private Equity Enablement Senior Manager - Ethics

London Permanent £77,000 - £85,000 per year
  • Top 10 accounting firm with hybrid working.
  • Ethics experience in an accountancy firm is required.

About Our Client

Top 10 accountancy firm.

Job Description

This accounting firm has seen income from Private Equity houses and PE-backed businesses accelerating.

Ethics continues to be of increasing importance for audit firms and their networks, in terms of fulfilling regulatory requirements and meeting public interest independence responsibilities.

Alongside the developments in the Ethics team, this individual will be dedicated to supporting the firm's growth plans in the Private Equity space, for the houses themselves or the businesses in which they invest. They will be the subject matter expert for PE, raising the profile of the correct processes for targeting/understanding affiliates and meeting obligations under global MSAs.


You will be involved in:

  • Supporting the cross-disciplinary Private Equity Leadership team's stewardship of firmwide PE activities
  • Working with both the Ethics and Learning & Development teams to upskill practitioners in all Streams in identifying and navigating opportunities and possible conflicts
  • Working with other international member firms in managing
    • MSA obligations
    • Globally restricted list such as Brookfield and Blackstone
  • Supporting the KAMA programme from a family tree/independence perspective
  • The PE Designation committee, as its record keeper
  • Guiding PE practitioners in all Streams (as subject matter expert for PE) in raising the profile of the correct process for targeting/understanding affiliates and hospitality/entertainment in that context
  • Working with Global project teams to influence the development of systems to ensure the UK firm's regulatory and firmwide requirements are incorporated.

The Successful Applicant

  • Relevant experience in a similar role interpreting/applying ethical standards or a similar regulatory framework
  • An awareness of the UK and international codes of ethics
  • Experience of interpreting regulation and how to apply rules in a practical way
  • An understanding of risk management and conflict of interest principles and how to apply these in practice
  • Strong communication skills - both written and oral - with the ability to communicate and present confidently and professionally with people at all levels

What's on Offer

Excellent salary and benefits.

Colin Hawkins
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+44 207 269 2249

Job summary

Job function
Audit & Advisory
Practice (Audit) & Assurance
Business Services
Contract type
Consultant name
Colin Hawkins
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2249
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