Finance Director & Head of Operations (Hedge Fund - CFO Progression - Exceptional Compensation)

Location: London   Sectors Finance  

The firm have exceptional returns and are experts within their space. A start-up 7 years ago, they now have multiple billions of AuM and they have recently received significant investment to take advantage of the current market opportunities. The firm has a great culture and wants to continue their growth story.

You will manage a team that covers a broad selection of operational responsibilities including corporate accounting, fund accounting, tax, compliance, operations, treasury whilst taking a lead on projects that promote adoption and implementation of technology to drive efficiency. You will manage all external service providers and will be involved in all senior management meetings.

You will need to have broad experience working in the buy-side although asset class is less important (hedge fund, real estate, credit, private equity all considered). You will have managed teams, have extensive post qualified experience and be used to working in fast paced and dynamic environments.

The firm currently does not have a CFO, and they expect this individual to work towards that title over the next 24 months.


  • Strong academic background (2.1 or above)
  • Qualified accountant with significant pqe
  • Buy-side experience
  • Broad skill set (finance, operations, tax, compliance etc)
  • Personable and confident