Fund Controller/Compliance Officer
GBP65000 - 75000 / annum
City of London
23rd August 2018
A Private Equity fund are hiring a fund controller/Compliance officer in the City of London.
A Compliance Officer / Fund Controller is sought for a top tier Private Equity boutique based in the City of London. The combination of fund control and compliance is unique, extremely broad and challenging. (Normally two separate roles.)
On the fund controller side you will look at - fund models, investor reporting, oversee AP/AR, oversea drawdown, distribution and management fees, oversea and analyse the fund administrators and other outsource providers work, support audit, financial statements and tax.
On the compliance side you will look at - Manage FCA relationship & requests, oversea approved persons, analyse regulatory change, structures monitoring, investigate breaches in policy and procedures, sign off financial promotions, AML/CTF and training of staff on AML/ new regulations.
Training will be provided on the compliance side from the outsource provider, they will support you through the compliance side of the role.
The Private Equity company, based in the City of London are ideally seeking a fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA) from a FS/fund management/Private Equity background looking to broaden their skills with the compliance element of the Compliance Officer / Fund Controller role. The firm want someone who is eager to learn, perhaps a few years post qualified from either a fund accounting background or from a practice carrying out FS audit. This Compliance / Fund Controller position is a unique opportunity to get in to a Private Equity firm, work closely with the CEO/CFO/Partners as well as manage the outsource providers while adding a wealth of compliance knowledge to your repertoire.
The Compliance / Fund Controller role will work for an Energy fund based in the City of London, by St. Pauls. The firm has under 50 in headcount including investment professionals, partners and back office staff. The firm is run lean and accordingly have outsourced most of the bookkeeping, fund administration and compliance. The finance team currently has 3 qualified accountants reporting in to a CFO.
Salary & Benefits
This Compliance Officer / Fund Controller position based in the City of London for this growing Private Equity boutique is offering between £65,000 and £75,000 on the base salary, there is pension and a bonus of 20-30% dependant on personal and company performance with other benefits too.
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