One of Europe’s leading alternative
investment management firms.

Job Title | Junior Fund Accountant

BUSINESS AREA: Fund Finance
LOCATION: London, SW1

Role Overview

LCM Partners is one of Europe’s leading alternative investment management firms with 25 years’ experience investing in private debt.

Established in 1998, the Group is responsible for managing over €120bn of loans as a specialist in the investment and management of performing and non-performing receivables with over 2,000 people in 14 offices across ten European countries. Specialising in the more granular end of the private credit markets, the firm acquires pools of loans from financial institutions via the LCM Credit Opportunities fund strategy (COPS) and provides new origination through its direct lending fund strategy, LCM Strategic Origination & Lending Opportunities (SOLO).

We foster a forward-thinking culture and we always seek out ways to improve. Our people embrace challenge, solving problems with creativity, analysis, and a positive attitude. We work hard and take pride in what we do. Our business is growing and we’d like you to be part of our team.

The successful candidate will be a key junior member of the Fund Finance team in the position of Junior Fund Accountant, working closely with the Fund Accountants and the wider Fund Finance Team, ensuring efficient administration of the LCM strategies. The role will be varied in scope, encompassing fund accounting processes as well as deal support and related legal and corporate secretarial processes. It will suit someone with an accounting background or early in/starting their accounting training, interested in a broad range of responsibilities and in joining an ambitions team to provide best in class service to the business. Notably, LCM operates funds in multiple European jurisdictions and across a variety of structures, offering a great learning opportunity for the right candidate. Additional training will be provided on the job and the scope of the role will grow according to the potential of the successful candidate.

What you'll do

From day one you’ll be fully involved within the Fund Finance team with specific projects and tasks in the following areas: 

  • Work with the fund accountants to prepare fund investor reporting
  • Liaising with external fund administrators, banks, servicers, auditors etc
  • Assist with the management and reporting of local jurisdiction SPVs.
  • Assist with fund cash forecasting and related fund drawdown and distribution requirements
  • Liaising with board directors to coordinate quarterly and ad hoc boards, including assisting with preparation of board materials
  • Assist with the preparation of fund regulatory and tax reports
  • Other ad hoc projects and tasks as required by senior management

    What's required

    • Graduate with up to one year experience, interested in pursuing a professional accounting qualification
    • Work experience in an accounting role preferable
    • Must be numerate and able to demonstrate strong financial literacy
    • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office, particularly excel
    • Strong organisational skills
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • A self-starter able to take initiative and ownership
    • Strong team player, able to build relationships with both the wider business and external stakeholders
    • Desire for continued development in fund finance environment
    • Fluent written & spoken English. A second European language would be an advantage given the pan European nature of the business

    Our reward for your work

      • Competitive salary
      • Participation in discretionary annual performance related bonus (as an additional % of salary)
      • Fully paid comprehensive health care plan
      • Other benefits include pension and life insurance
      • 25 days holiday
      • Regular social agenda

    Primary location

    London, SW1

    Job type

    Junior Fund Accountant

    Package

    Competitive salary
    Participation in discretionary annual
    performance related bonus
    Health insurance
    Contributory pension

    LCM Partners Limited (8044232) and LCM Capital LLP (OC 357678) are registered in England and Wales with registered offices at The Peak, 5 Wilton Road, London, SW1V 1AN. LCM Partners Limited (FRN: 706257) is an Appointed Representative of LCM Capital LLP (FRN: 534658) which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. LCM and LCM Partners are the names under which these entities provide investment products and services. The information on this site is issued and approved by LCM Partners Limited. We may record telephone calls for our mutual protection and to improve customer service. ©2023, LCM Partners Limited.