Role details

Portfolio Specialist

London   •   £70,000 - £85,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Large international Asset Manager
  • Looking for a Portfolio Specialist to sit in the Deal Support & Valuations Group

About Our Client

$10bn AUM focussed across multiple asset classes including: Speciality Finance, Real Estate, Residential Mortgages, Transport and Infrastructure; with a focus on medium-term returns, based in London.

Job Description

The Portfolio Specialist will be be expected to:

  • Co-ordinate investment closing activities including structuring, review of legal documentation and treasury functions.

  •  Assist Investment Professionals in re-forecasting of investments to comply with quarterly US GAAP valuation requirements.

  •  Actively support disposition process at both portfolio level and asset level.

  •  Participate in regular portfolio reviews and monitor portfolio and asset level performance on a monthly basis.

  •  Perform new asset manager due diligence including background checks, reviewing operational controls, audit reports and site visits.

  • Strictly monitor Asset Managers' compliance including performance covenants, cash flow projections and financial reporting.

  •  Review monthly remittance reports and approve cash-flow distributions for each investment.

  •  Define the scope and participate in asset manager audits carried out by external qualified auditors.

The Successful Applicant

The London based Portfolio Specialist will have:

  • Minimum five years PQE experience with exposure to the financial services industry - preferably a Big Four background in Transactions Services. Experience in valuations or with real-estate transactions is advantageous.

  • Experienced and confident communicator (both oral and written) with strong relationship skills.

Personal characteristics:

  • High quality standards; meets deadlines and meets qualitative and quantitative expectations
  • Inquisitive; always seeking to learn, and strong problem solving skills
  • Pro-active and willing to take responsibility.
  • Adaptable and decisive - adapts to and focuses on priorities at hand
  • Strong team player
  • Strong business controls orientation
  • Fluency in a European language would be a significant advantage, especially Italian, German, or Greek.
  • Willingness and ability to travel (25% within Europe).
  • Willingness to work in a diverse and multi-cultural environment.

What's on Offer

£70,000 - £85,000

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