We have an exciting opportunity for an Valuations Manager Private Debt, Infrastructure, Private Equity to join our client’s Alternative Investment Fund Management subsidiary in Luxembourg.
you will be responsible for the investment administration and day-to-day management of Private Debt, Infrastructure, Private Equity portfolios to which our client acts as AIFM, Investment Manager / Advisor, or Platform Operator with a strong focus on the firm’s valuation framework and the validation of asset pricing.
The successful candidate will form part of a small and dynamically growing team in Luxemburg and Frankfurt, reporting to the Head of Operations and be supervised by the Chief Operating Officer.
Job Description :
Oversee the compliance of the management company’s valuation framework in particular :
Classification of alternative investment fund portfolios pursuant to the IFRS 13 fair value hierarchy;
Secure and validate asset pricing and valuation input for liquid equity and debt positions from external and internal sources, including market databases and brokers,
Maintain model pricing for illiquid assets as well as agree and verify new position models with the firm’s Risk Management Team;
Calculate regulatory leverage ratios pursuant to the gross and commitment method under AIFMD;
Assist with the implementation of distribution waterfalls and validate their components (capital return,
preferred return, catch-up and carried interest) on an ongoing basis;
Reconciliation of fund accounts and validation of NAV reports as computed by external administrators;
Organisation of the management company’s valuation committee
Ensure the implementation of portfolio management decisions and ongoing maintenance processes relating to alternative investment portfolios in the Private Debt space
Monitor the liquidity structure of alternative investment funds under management, and assist in their cash flow planning and reconciliation as well as fee and invoice management
Prepare and manage the operational input for information and reporting tasks towards : Investors, Directors, Regulators, Brokers, Databases and other stakeholders in respect of alternative investment portfolios;
Candidate Profile :
At least 5 years of relevant work experience in similar positions in the financial services industry, preferably with an asset manager or valuation agent;
Working knowledge of the alternative investment universe, in particular with respect to Private Debt strategies;
Demonstrable knowledge of fund accounting, the IFRS 13 fair value hierarchy as well as Private Debt portfolio instruments and their valuation principles;
Self-starter with an independent work attitude as well as exceptional organisation and coordination skills;
Commercial judgment with attention to detail, ability to manage multiple and shifting priorities, with a stron focus on results and outcomes;
Keen perception, excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
English and German language proficiency to the level of business negotiations;