Investment Associate/VP - Fund of PE Funds

Employer
Robert Walters Hong Kong
Location
Hong Kong
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Sep 29, 2017
Closes
Oct 14, 2017
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Requirements

  • 4 to 8 years' relevant experience in private equity, accounting, investment banking, consulting, asset management, or similar fields; 2 to 4 years of fund investing experience
  • Bachelor's degree in business, economics, finance, accounting, or related field, with a record of high academic achievement
  • Strong interest in investments and the capital markets
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to proactively take on tasks and work independently within broad policies
  • Ability to manage and prioritize tasks to ensure timely completion
  • Ability to lead a due diligence process and manage and direct supporting Investment Analysts
  • Excellent understanding of accounting and financial analysis
  • Strong computer skills, including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint applications.
  • Ability to travel to US office for training and outside of Hong Kong for onsite diligence
  • meetings
  • Willingness to contribute to all aspects of the development and running of the Hong Kong office over the long term
  • Willingness to undertake further education to gain CFA and/or MBA qualifications
  • Strong interpersonal, communication/presentation, and writing skills in English; fluency in Mandarin is a must
  • Ability to manage and direct local resources and assist in the managing of the Hong Kong office

Responsibilities:

New investments

  • Performing analysis and due diligence on investment opportunities primarily in Asia, (and to a
  • lesser extent, opportunities in the U.S. and Europe)
  • Attending due diligence meetings with fund managers, including on-site visits
  • Performing in-depth quantitative analysis on fund managers' investment records
  • Conducting financial analysis and valuation of portfolio companies
  • Conducting reference calls (not limited to Asian partnerships)
  • Presenting new deal opportunities to the firm's investment committee
  • Maintaining databases and files to support the investment process
  • Preparing investment analysis reports
  • Assisting in the mapping of the fund manager market in Asia
  • Assisting in managing new deal work flow in Asia
  • Building relationships with fund managers, intermediaries, and placement agents

Investment Monitoring

  • Monitoring partnership/client portfolio performance (not limited to partnerships in Asia)
  • Reviewing/preparing quarterly performance analysis of partnerships including capital account reconciliations
  • Reviewing/conducting quarterly performance analysis of underlying portfolio companies
  • Reviewing/reconciling cash flow data to partnership accounts
  • Reviewing/reporting significant changes within client portfolios
  • Maintaining databases that track performance
  • Attending fund manager update/annual meetings
  • Producing fund manager updates to be distributed within firm