Altus Partners have partnered with a growing Private Equity firm that is looking to bring on an 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 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 business is looking to bring on an VP 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.
Responsible and the main point of contact for all accounting queries for the EMEA Private Equity and Direct Lending teams
Communicating with internal and external stakeholders including: investment teams, internal and external counsel, and fund administrators to understand current and potential investments.
Main point of contact for deal team and transaction support;
Establishing relationships with key stakeholders on the investment team and supporting administrative functions and leveraging these relationships to improve the accuracy, consistency and effectiveness of our accounting and financial reporting process;
Assist with the negotiation, implementation and oversight of fund finance facilities, including subscription lines, NAV lines, margin loans, etc
Respond to ad hoc queries from all internal and external stakeholders including: investment team, administrators, and other internal stakeholders and external counterparties, and
Coordinating with broader accounting team to identify and determine the appropriate accounting and reporting treatment.
Cash planning and liquidity management - detailed involvement in the tracking and monitoring of fund cash needs, guarantees and commitments, fund return modelling and reporting, and analysis of currency and interest rate hedges;
Review of cash, investment and other account reconciliations and analyses to monitor and account for investment activities.
Qualified Accountant – Audit or Valuations background
4 – 8 Years experience within a Portfolio Management function
Technical knowledge of Closed Ended Fixed income products (Real Estate, Private Equity, Direct Lending, Private Credit)
Strong Valuations and Modelling skills
Strong Attention to detail