Managing Director - Finance and Operations - Asset Management

London Permanent
  • Outstanding opportunity to join a rapidly growing infrastructure fund
  • Broad based role supporting a wide variety of business activities

About Our Client

Our client is an independent asset management company that specialises in executing and managing mid-market infrastructure investments. The partners have extensive experience in utilities, energy and renewables, digital and transportation infrastructure sectors and have a strong focus on ESG as part of their long-term, responsible asset management approach.

Job Description

Key responsibilities will include:

  • First point of contact for the COO and investment directors relating to finance matters for investment vehicles
  • Main contact for the fund administrators in the UK, Luxembourg and Ireland for all matters including company secretarial and fund reporting
  • Work closely with the investment team to ensure awareness and control of all finance and administration queries between portfolio companies and all internal and external stakeholders and suppliers
  • In conjunction with administrators ensure timely delivery of management accounts and financial reports, effective monitoring and control of cash, oversight of tax returns and management of all company secretarial matters
  • Liaison with all suppliers (tax, legal, audit etc)
  • Collaborate with investment team during post completion process including on-boarding of new investors, integration of new investment vehicles, tax structuring and cost budgeting
  • Develop financial reporting for investors including keeping abreast of changes to accounting standards
  • Be responsible for firm-wide compliance including ensuring the firm is working within current policies and procedures, interfacing with the FCA and completing returns as appropriate - working closely with the firms external compliance consultants
  • Also be responsible for risk management ensuring the framework is regularly reviewed, updated and agreed with senior management

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate must:

  • Be a qualified accountant (ACA or equivalent) with significant post qualification experience
  • Be technically strong - must have private equity / limited partnership experience
  • Be able to understand and evaluate investment fund and company financial statements and accounts
  • Be adaptable and able to work in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Have a strong academic record
  • Have proficiency in MS Office and have financial modelling skills
  • Be organised and tenacious. He/she will have already had experience of being an all rounder across many different issues and areas including, but not limited to, finance, business operations, risk and compliance

What's on Offer

Excellent basic salary plus bonus plus benefits

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