An exciting new opportunity at a leading, multi-billion, pan-European fund has arisen. They are looking to expand their European operations through their German base, their Frankfurt office, and as such, are looking for a Fund Controller to join the team. The fund is operational throughout widespread Europe, they have multiple offices and an exceptional reputation. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing fund in a process of expansion.
The role sits in a very commercial team, covering transactions, portfolio management, fund launches, and investor reporting. Beyond the traditional financial accounting responsibilities, the role is very heavily orientated towards portfolio management and transactions, with the fund very active within the regions.
The fund are open to applications from current fund controllers, and also fund accountants, ideally with experience working within real estate or private equity. They can also consider a qualified accountant currently working with real estate clients in a professional services firm. They are looking for someone with strong academics who sees themselves in a more commercially orientated position. The ability to lead a team and successfully lead projects are also critical, due to the ongoing expansion of the fund. The role is not without challenges but this is a meritocratic, high performance/high reward culture that will allow you to accelerate your career to an FD/CFO profile
- Strong academic profile (2.1 or above)
- Qualified Accountant
- Ideally working in private equity or real estate
- Strong commercial acumen
- Excellent communicator
- Advanced Excel/Modelling skills
- Ambitious and dynamic personality