CONTROLLER, PORTFOLIO SERVICES AND PERFORMANCE MONITORING

Job title : CONTROLLER, PORTFOLIO SERVICES AND PERFORMANCE MONITORING
Location : London
Job-type : Permanent
Contact : Dylan Rosser
Call : Dylan
Email : email Dylan
Reference : J9217
THE SEARCH:

Altus Partners have partnered with a growing Private Equity firm that is looking to bring on a VP to oversee the Portfolio Services function as the business goes through a period of significant growth. The business is a growing Private Equity firm that focusses on investing predominantly into Europe and the US and is expecting to significantly increase its AUM over the next 5 years. The business is going through an exciting phase as they are expanding globally as well as growing their team in the UK. This position will hold pivotal responsibilities as it will be sit in the Investment Team.

 

THE ROLE:

The business is looking to bring on an Associate Director to work directly with the Deals Team and Senior Management and lead the performance and investor reporting responsibilities across their multiple fixed income strategies. The role will be the main point of contact through the business for all internal and external stakeholders. The business is going through a significant growth phase and this allows the person to take full responsibility for the function. The successful candidate will need to be a strong communicator and have a strong understanding of Credit and Fixed Income products. 

  • Review of quarterly valuations processed by administrator across all fixed income investments

  • Main point of contact for implementation of new IT and service provider migration project to fully collaborate and integrate portfolio valuation, monitoring, and accounting.

  • End to end involvement from supplier appraisal and system specification to testing and implementation

  • Ownership of all carried interest waterfall models and distribution calculations

  • Presentation and management of models and pricing recommendations across the fixed income team

  • Subsequent presentation of valuations for approval at the valuation committee

  • Working closely with the portfolio managers providing valuation and performance analysis

  • Preparation of portfolio and accounting information including quarterly stock exchange announcements, investor presentations and board papers

  • Forecasting, balance sheet strategy and budgeting across all fixed income strategies

  • Point of contact during audit for queries and portfolio valuations to the internal and external stakeholders

  • Ad hoc support of the investment team and Investor Relations functions

  • Deal evaluation across all fixed income products for the lifecycle of the deal

  • Building financial models to assess expected return from prospective transactions

THE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Qualified Accountant – Audit or Valuations background

  • 3 – 6 Years experience within a Portfolio Management function

  • Technical knowledge of Closed Ended Fixed income products (Special Sits, High Yield, CLOs, Direct Lending, Mezz Debt)

  • Strong Valuations and Modelling skills

  • Strong Communicator

  • Strong Attention to detail