Associate VP – Private Equity

Associate VP – Private Equity

Alternative Asset Manager are seeking to hire a Associate Vice President in an exciting and progressive opportunity for it’s London office. Our client will be interested in meeting you if you are at Assistant Manager level in the Big 4 and specialise in Private equity clients.

This will be an excellent first step into industry at a senior level. This is a a great opportunity for an ambitious Qualified Accountant with the relevant Private Equity audit experience from the Big 4.

You will be joining a team of existing qualified accountants and more junior colleagues in a departments that focuses on Real Estate Private Equity.

The main responsibilities for this role are in Fund Operations and Portfolio Management. The financial reporting is outsourced and therefore you will have oversight of this function. This opportunity will also assist in Fund Raising. You will be expected to build strong working relationships across the European Real Estate operation (including with members of the Investment team).

Key duties include:

Fund Operations

* Review and prepare capital call and distribution notices and cash allocation schedules
* Fund level cash monitoring; calculate fund reserves, monitor cash requirements
* Manage Fund level debt facility (drawdowns / repayments / monitoring availability / extensions)
* Review work performed by junior members of the Finance team to ensure they are preparing work efficiently and to a high standard. Review postings on the accounting system.
* Take responsibility for cash/ treasury management.

Portfolio Management

* Key role in the quarterly IRR projections process. Maintain fund models and produce sensitivity and scenario analysis for the Portfolio Managers.
* Assist with quarterly fund valuation process, including preparing the gross to net adjustments for real estate investments, and preparing a summary for senior management.
* Assist Deal team with Fund acquisitions / disposals / restructuring
* Monitor FX risk and implementation of appropriate hedging strategies. Assist with reviewing FX credit line ISDAs and CSAs.

Financial Reporting and other Investor Reporting

You will have excellent academics including a degree with a top tier university followed by a Qualification in ACA with the Big 4. Ideally you will currently be an Assistant Manager with Private Equity clients and have strong financial analytical skills, Excel skills, excellent attention to detail and be enthusiastic and hardworking.

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