Agathos are hiring.

Private Equity fund accountant


A Private Equity Fund Accountant position primarily responsible for all aspects of day-to-day accounting for a family office backed turnaround private equity fund.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Prepare timely and accurate Net Assets Values, yields, distributions, and other fund accounting output for subsequent review
  • Record accurately, and in accordance with policies and procedures, such accounting records as investment positions, interest schedules, corporate actions related, and journal entries
  • Reconcile various accounts, or reviewing reconciliations prepared by others, and promptly researching and correcting any variances
  • Identify exceptions and problems affecting accounting records and positions, communicating same to management, and assisting in their resolution
  • General accounting duties: book-keeping, invoicing and expenses
  • Preparing audit schedules, compliance reports, tax returns, financial statements, or other reports
  • Write reports periodically to management on Fund activities and other related issues
  • Research, as assigned, certain securities in Fund portfolios for the purpose of ensuring proper accounting treatment (such as the nature of distributions, original issue discounts, and international valuations) and compliance with FCA, tax, and investment strategy restrictions and limitations
  • LP accounting processes to include preparing, reconciling and distributing reports to/from marketing, separate custodians and external investment managers
  • Various other duties as requested in order to support the Fund and Investment Manager


  • Qualified accountant and educated to degree level
  • Previous fund accounting experience required, preferably private equity focus


  • Demonstrated analytical skills
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • PC skills (Xero, Excel, Word,etc.)


  • Willing to consider part-time and flexi working arrangements
  • Requirement to be in London office regularly


  • TBA: commensurate with experience and time commitment

To apply

  • Please e-mail CV, with optional covering letter, to getintouch@agathos.com
  • Closing date is 25th May