Director - Private Equity - Southampton

Highly Competitive Salary!
Ref: 242 Date Posted: Thursday 05 May 2022
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We are looking for a unique role for our client in the Financial Services industry, we are looking for an individual who will play an important role in heling the business to meet its real potential.

As a Director in the Private Equity department, you will be expected to lead on the delivery and proactive development and be a key member of the UK private equity leadership team to achieve strategic and financial success.

Key Responsibilities for a Director – Private Equity:

  • Support and manage the implementation of strategic business plans and recommendations to enhance financial performance and new business opportunities for the teams and the wider business, ensuring such growth is managed and sustained.
  • Act as the business sponsor / lead on tactical and strategic change initiatives as necessary, working closing with support teams to ensure the success and operational effectiveness of the private equity business model.
  • Maintain and build client relationships and act as a higher authority client contact on day-to-day queries and in the event of any issues within the client teams.
  • Act as an A level authorised signatory on service delivery, ensuring company policy and professional and regulatory guidelines are adhered to and that a professional quality service is provided to clients and outside contacts.
  • Participate in client fee quotes, negotiations, and regular reviews of existing client relationships to ensure client satisfaction, proactively identifying and securing new service opportunities and taking appropriate action for any substandard service provision.
  • Work closely with the business development team to develop a network of meaningful contacts, including prospects and influencers to grow the private equity fund services business.
  • Lead and/or participate in new client proposals and pitches as necessary, and manage the integration of new clients into the Group’s procedures.
  • Lead or assist in the on-going development of systems and procedures to ensure the efficient, effective, and controlled delivery of client services.
  • As part of the Group leadership team, contribute towards the business as a whole, for instance, identifying improvements in policies and procedures that apply across the business.

Skills & Knowledge for a Director – Private Equity:

  • Candidate will be ACA, ACCA. ICAEW or ICSA qualified.
  • Considerable practical business and post qualification experience in the Financial Services sector with a focus on fund administration and/or accounting.
  • Sound technical professional services knowledge.
  • Computer literacy and word processing skills are essential, including advanced proficiency in accounting tools, such as Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are required to develop close working relationships with colleagues, clients, and business contacts.
  • Strong demonstrable experience in the day-to-day supervision of team(s).
  • Evidence of full responsibility for major client relationship(s).

If you are interested in the position apply now or contact Courtney at