Spanish speaking Portfolio Management Associate


The Role

Spanish speaking Portfolio Management Associate role

Our client is an independent investment arm managing north of $2.5 billion of capital on behalf of pension funds, endowments, foundations and other institutional investors.

Joining the London office who invests in European asset-backed special opportunities.

The Portfolio Management team is responsible for the day to day relationship management and regular reporting of financial and operational performance of the borrower companies.

The Role

• Driving the reporting to provide quality MI and analysis on the portfolio, including: performance of the borrowers, reporting trends and assessing the overall health of the portfolio and providing commercial recommendations (including short term waivers and amendments to milestones)

• Establishing reporting framework requirements for new portfolio companies and ensuring a seamless transition into the portfolio

• Overseeing amendments to loans and onboarding / accession of new assets into active loans

• Liaising with deal executives on an ongoing basis to ensure monthly financial and KPI data is relevant and in line with budget

• Ensuring the data that is submitted is accurate and is consistent with management accounts, board packs and other documents provided by management teams

• Maintaining and managing the portfolio monitoring system (eFront), which is the software platform used to automate the production of monthly reports and analyses

• Providing financial analysis and support to ad hoc value enhancement projects

• Implementation of automated diary system to monitor key loan metrics / milestones Skills and Experience We would like the candidate to be able to demonstrate:

• Excellence in analysis of financial data. An analytical mind is very important;

• Strong stakeholder management and inter-personal skills as they will deal with the investment team, as well as portfolio CFOs and FCs;

• Self-starter, creative and commercial thinking;

• Excellent MS Excel modelling and MS PowerPoint skills

• A strong academic background. The successful candidate will likely have an ACA or CIMA accounting qualification, or, have made steps towards receiving other relevant qualifications (CFA, etc.).

• Experience in a portfolio reporting team for a P/E house or fund manager preferred but not essential.

• Demonstrable experience in providing Transaction Services due diligence and/or Corporate Finance support an advantage.

Our client is looking for a candidate who is methodical and precise in their record keeping and data management; you need to be a motivated, determined and driven individual who is able to operate between investment, finance and portfolio teams to ensure an accurate assessment of the health of the portfolio is maintained at all times.

Reference: Spanish speaking Associate | Date Posted: 13th April 2021 | Status: Active

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