Portfolio Associate

Up to £80k plus a bonus
13 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Banking Fin Services
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is one of Europe’s leading independent credit providers, investing across senior and subordinated debt, managing and advising on over £10 billion of capital. Due to rapid growth, the company has a need to add a Portfolio Associate to its Financial Planning and Analysis team to support their Direct Lending strategy. The ideal candidate would have familiarity with loans and bonds, and experience working in a Top Tier Hedge Fund, Leading Global Investment Back or Asset Management firm.

Job Description:

Working with the Financial Planning and Analysis team in London and Senior Financial Manager in Luxembourg, responsibilities will include the following tasks:
  • Preparing monthly and quarterly reports for investors and management
  • Building reports and metrics for use in monitoring the portfolios and asset performance
  • Monitoring of LTV and other key leverage covenants
  • Assisting in the calculation of the distribution waterfall and liaison with Treasury / Banks regarding payments
  • Respond to ad-hoc queries from the Investor Relations and Investment teams that will be used to respond to investor requests, prepare company reporting and aid the decision making process
  • Monitoring company reporting schedules and performance
  • Managing company waiver requests and amendments
  • Liaising with the Administration, Accounting and Investment teams to ensure the underlying positions are correctly maintained in WSO
  • Ensuring consistency of data between WSO, iLevel and other financial systems
  • Assisting with financial requests from independent Accountants, Tax Advisors and Auditors
  • A minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree in any of the following: engineering; mathematics, accounting and finance, computer sciences and IT; physics
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Excellent MS Word and Excel skills
  • Understanding of financial markets, strategies and products particularly debt and equity instruments
  • Strong ability to apply theory into real life application
  • A working familiarity with loans and bonds
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail