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Senior Manager – Ethics – Private Equity- £ To Six figure package/ Flexible on UK Location

This senior role involves working with one of our longstanding clients, supporting the cross-disciplinary private equity leadership team in their stewardship of firm-wide private equity (PE) activities. The firm has experienced accelerated income from private equity houses and PE-backed businesses, reaching £181 million in FY23 (25% higher than the prior year).

As the firm’s growth plans in the private equity space continue, ethics remains a critical focus for audit firms and their networks. Fulfilling regulatory requirements and meeting public interest independence responsibilities are paramount.


You will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the cross-disciplinary Private Equity Leadership team’s stewardship of firm-wide PE activities.
  • Upskilling practitioners in all streams by working with both the Ethics and Learning & Development teams to identify and navigate opportunities and possible conflicts.
  • Managing MSA obligations and globally restricted lists in collaboration with other international member firms.
  • Supporting the KAMA program from a family tree/independence perspective.
  • Serving as the record keeper for the PE Designation committee.
  • Guiding PE practitioners in all streams (as the subject matter expert for PE) to raise awareness of the correct processes for targeting/understanding affiliates and handling hospitality/entertainment.
  • Collaborating with global project teams to influence the development of systems that incorporate the UK firm’s regulatory and firm-wide requirements.


  • Relevant experience interpreting and applying ethical standards or a similar regulatory framework.
  • An interest and understanding in PE(family tree) is required but experience is not essential.
  • Minimum experience required 3/4 + years at Manager/SM level in an Ethics and Independence role
  • Awareness of UK and international codes of ethics.
  • Proficiency in interpreting regulations and applying rules practically.
  • Understanding of risk management and conflict of interest principles and their practical application.
  • Strong communication skills (both written and oral) to confidently interact with people at all levels.
  • The ability to quickly build trusted relationships with senior practitioners.
  • Independence and collaborative problem-solving skills for complex tasks and projects.

Our Client’s Values

At our client’s organization, mutual support and respect are at the core of their values. They take pride in their distinctive, people-centred culture. Whether through informal success conversations or formal mentoring and coaching, they are committed to supporting you at every stage of your career, addressing both your personal and professional needs.

Their agile working framework ensures that they stay connected, bringing teams together when and where it matters most. This collaborative environment allows them to share ideas, help one another, and provide the resources necessary for you to excel.

They recognize that collaboration is essential for creating value and fostering satisfying experiences at work. That’s why they have invested in state-of-the-art collaboration spaces within their offices. Their diverse team members bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and they encourage you to build your network, collaborate with others, and share your skills and experiences. With a variety of multidisciplinary events and dedicated resources, your learning journey never stops.

Confident in their purpose and future, they continuously adapt and evolve, leveraging their strengths to find the right balance of global reach, integrity, and expertise. Together, they shape the future with openness and clarity, empowering people to think creatively and improve how they operate.

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Categories: Audit Quality & Technical Standards
Roles: Senior Manager
Locations: Agile Working Flexbile on Location

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