Assistant Manager– New Intiatives and Research

Colombo (LK)
14 Sep 2022
14 Oct 2022
Assistant Manager– New Intiatives and Research
Job Function
Corporate Finance
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time


  • Prepare update and review detailed financial models that support investment evaluation and scenario planning.
  • Independently perform quantitative and qualitative evaluations of potential investment opportunities and prepare reports to support investment recommendations.
  • Work with third party consultants to conduct tax, legal and financial due diligence on investment opportunities.
  • Present routine investment facts to the investment committee and senior management thereby assisting the leadership in capitalizing on investment opportunities.
  • Demonstrate strong industry knowledge and business judgement.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of markets, industry and company-specific activities.
  • Build and nurture relationships while facilitating information flow with external/ internal parties.
  • Keep abreast of new, value-added, and/ or unusual sources of information.


  • Minimum of 7 years’ relevant experience in prominent institutions engaged in private equity, fund management, investment banking, equity research or corporate banking.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/ Accounting/ Economics.
  • An MBA in Finance or CFA (charted holder or pursuing the qualification).
  • Other relevant qualifications (CIMA, CA, ACCA) and experience in financial databases (e.g. Bloomberg) would be an added advantage.
  • Extensive knowledge of financial concepts in corporate finance, valuation methods and accounting along with financial modelling and PowerPoint presentation skills.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail coupled with good analytical skills and problem-solving capabilities.
  • A solid team player with excellent written and oral communication skills in English.  

If you feel that you measure up to our expectations, apply in confidence by email or post, within seven (07) days of this advertisement, providing contact details of two non-related referees and indicating the position applied for, in the subject line or top left corner of the envelope.

Deputy General Manager – Human Resources

David Pieris Holdings (Private) Limited

No. 120, 120A, Pannipitiya Road, Battaramulla



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