Fund Operations / Portfolio Analyst – Alternative Asset Manager
We have an exciting opportunity for an Operations / Portfolio Analyst to join our client’s Alternative Investment Fund Management subsidiary in Luxembourg.
As an Operations Analyst you will be responsible for the investment administration and day-to-day management of alternative investment portfolios to which our client acts as AIFM, Investment Manager/Advisor, or Platform Operator.
The Operations Analyst will become the relationship interface for multiple parties, including investors, local service providers (primarily administrators and depositaries) as well as internal departments across the group.
The successful candidate will form part of a small and dynamically growing team in Luxembourg and Frankfurt, reporting to the Head of Operations and be supervised by the Chief Operating Officer.
Ensure the implementation of portfolio management decisions and ongoing maintenance processes relating to alternative investment portfolios, including fund of hedge funds, hedge funds, and managed accounts in the absolute return and 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;
Oversee the compliance of the management company’s valuation framework in particular:
Validation of external and internal asset pricing of both, liquid and illiquid equity and debt investments, on an ongoing basis;
Reconciliation of fund accounts and validation of NAV reports as computed by external administrators;
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;
Internal and external Auditors and Compliance Officers as well as internal audit progression;
Transaction management and operational input delivery to Structuring Team;
Co-ordinate onsite visits and due diligence reviews of external parties;
At least 2 years of relevant work experience in similar positions in the financial services industry, preferably with an asset manager or fund administrator or Audit firm;
Demonstrable knowledge of fund life cycles and administrative servicing during the fund’s launch and maintenance phase;
Working knowledge of the alternative investment universe, in particular with respect to absolute return and private debt strategies (to be supplemented by in-house education);
Self-starter with an independent work attitude as well as exceptional organisation and coordination skills, project management skills would be advantageous;
Commercial judgment with attention to detail, ability to manage multiple and shifting priorities, with a strong focus on results and outcomes;
Keen perception, excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
English and German language proficiency to the level of business negotiations;
PC literate (Microsoft Office Suite);