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Finance Manager

Job description

Our esteemed client, a prominent player in the private equity/VC industry, is actively seeking a highly qualified and motivated Finance Manager to join their dynamic team. This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in supporting the Chief Financial Officer and overseeing all financial aspects of the management companies and Fund vehicles.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate in the financial control process for a group of entities, managing GL reconciliations and ledger analysis.
  • Foster relationships with external fund administrators and fund auditors
  • Lead and supervise the external bookkeeping team, overseeing payment reviews, payroll, staff expenses, and monthly journals.
  • Drive the production and analysis of monthly management accounts
  • Ensure proper allocation of fund expenses in accordance with agreements and policies.
  • Evaluate capital call calculations, management fee calculations, distribution calculations, IRR, and NAV reporting.
  • Collaborate with the investment team to assess and validate the pricing of portfolio holdings.
  • Develop and oversee the budgeting process
  • Generate financial forecasts and conduct performance analyses against budget expectations.
  • Provide strategic insights to facilitate informed decision-making.

Required experience:

This role would suit a candidate with a chartered accounting background (business services or audit) making their first move as an established manager, or who has some industry experience in the funds management space.

  • CA/CPA qualified.
  • Proven experience in finance or accounting roles within the investment management industry
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in financial modelling and analysis.
  • Familiarity with investment management structures, products, and operations.
  • Advanced Excel skills.

Submit your application via this website or contact Charlie Fitzroy from Ambition Recruitment (0405 242 474) to be considered for this exceptional opportunity.