INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO OPERATIONS AND FINANCE OVERSIGHT - BUSINESS CAN SPONSOR

Job title : INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO OPERATIONS AND FINANCE OVERSIGHT - BUSINESS CAN SPONSOR
Location : London
Contact : Dylan Rosser
Call : Dylan
Email : email Dylan
Reference : 1070800
THE SEARCH

Altus Partners have partnered with a growing Credit Investment Management firm that is looking to bring on an Associate to work directly with the Finance Director and C-Suite on all fund finance and operational matters to support the growth of the business as they raise their second fund. The associate will have oversight of the business area and play a pivotal role is the development and growth of the business area. The position will support theinvestment team through each transaction and lead the integration and development of the ESG function. This is a growth hire and will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking business that is currently raising its second fund in two years.

 

THE ROLE:

The primary purpose of the role is to work with the Finance Director in the growth and development around ESG, finance, investment operations and transaction support functions.

  • Review quarterly Net Asset Value (NAV) files and other output produced by the fund administrator for accuracy, and for reasonability with investment activity and other fund activity in the period

  • Develop ESG reporting processes and keep on top of evolving EU ESG regulation

  • Prepare quarterly investor reporting, bespoke investor reporting and responding to investor queries

  • Review annual financial statements produced by the fund administrator, managing timelines with administrator and auditor to ensure deadlines are met

  • Implementation of currency hedging strategy for funds

  • Liquidity management of funds

  • Preparation of funds budgets and budget reviews

  • Work closely with deal team to ensure:

    • Timely funding of new investments

    • Manage KYC processes for new portfolio companies

    • Provide ad-hoc support to deal team as required

  • Build and develop strong working relationships with the fund administrator and other service providers

  • Ensure all communication with external clients is accurate, timely and professional

  • Continually look to improve existing processes to support the future growth of fund infrastructure

  • Review and develop understanding of fund structure, legal documentation, and regulation, assisting with the structuring, documentation, and implementation of future funds

  • Assisting with investor onboarding for new funds as required

  • Assisting with ongoing product lifecycle of funds, including governance aspects, updates for regulatory change and other enhancements

  • Develop technical expertise and understanding of evolving regulatory framework, proactively considering efficient responses to change requirements

QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES
  • Qualified Accountant – ACA, ACCA, CIMA (or equivalent)

  • 1 – 3 Yrs PQE with a background in Valuations or Audit

  • Experience in Private Markets Fund structures

  • Knowledge of Private Markets fund valuations would be beneficial 

  • Strong communicator

  • Strong stakeholder management

  • Strong understanding of excel