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Junior Accountant, Leading Private Equity Fund, London, UK

9026 /31C

Our client, a sector leading Private Equity fund are looking to hire a Junior Accountant to join their high performing finance team. The fund – which has a specialist focus on the commodities sector have very recently raised additional capital for their second fund. This allowed them to make a significant number of new acquisitions, making it a very exciting time to join. As the Junior Accountant, you will predominately be responsible for the group finance operations of the fund whilst working closely with the Financial Controller and wider front office team. The ideal candidate will already be part-qualified or looking to start their studies. Study support is on offer.


  • Preparation of management accounts for the Investment Adviser and other ancillary entities
  • Periodic reconciliation of accounts to ensure their accuracy
  • Preparation of budgets and forecasts for the Investment Adviser
  • Preparation and review of tax reporting information
  • Preparation of annual statutory accounts and reports for the Investment Adviser and other ancillary entities
  • Support the annual audit for the group / corporate entities, includes liaising with auditors and resolving queries throughout the audit
  • Preparation of ad hoc management reporting data for senior stakeholders
  • Preparation and review of regulatory returns and other compliance requirements as required
  • Supporting the immediate team with various project


  • Previous accounting experience within the financial / Professional services industry would be advantageous
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Excel
  • Able to manage short and medium term projects to meet ultimate deadlines
  • Work independently and enjoy researching technical matters, also able to know when it is appropriate to ask for further guidance to supplement knowledge
  • Confident to deal with a wide range of stakeholders

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