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Financial Analyst, TFR

Coller Capital
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Aug 9, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Coller Capital, founded in 1990, is one of the world's leading investors in the secondary market for private assets. The firm provides liquidity solutions to private markets investors worldwide, acquiring interests in private equity, private credit, and other private markets assets. In January 2021, the firm closed Coller International Partners VIII, with committed capital (including co-investment vehicles) of just over $9 billion and backing from over 200 of the world's leading institutional investors. In February 2022 the firm closed Coller Credit Opportunities I, with committed capital (including co-investment vehicles) of c.$1.4 billion and backing from over 30 institutional investors.

Working within the Finance department that acts as a business partner to Front Office and Investor Relations, you will be expected to foster strong relationships with various counterparties and service providers in order to deliver for our investors. The firm supports the Finance team's collaborative, entrepreneurial spirit and fast-paced atmosphere which has proven to be an ideal environment for team members to learn, develop and flourish.

The Financial Analyst will encounter a broad remit and this opportunity exposes you to a diverse range of areas in Finance to ensure you have the opportunity to maximise your strengths. You will sit within the Treasury and Fund Reporting team, however the role will involve working collaboratively with our Investment Monitoring team to achieve common goals, as well as a number of other areas both inside and outside of the organisation, per the below:

New and existing investments

Working with the Investment and Execution (Legal) teams to remain fully informed on new deal progress, ensuring sufficient liquidity to meet investment costs and expenses, whilst maximising returns to investors.
Collaborating with FX trading counterparties and leverage providers in order to execute FX trades, manage loan facility utilisations and negotiate transaction terms. In order to do this effectively it is important to fully understand the FX/hedging and leverage strategy.
Delivering regular reporting packs to senior management and making recommendations to drive the strategies mentioned above. This includes liquidity forecasting, investment performance, pipeline deal tracking, FX exposure coverage, and covenant stress testing.
Developing strategy to maximise investor returns, including modelling the future liquidity position of the funds to optimise the amount and timing of investor cashflows.

Cyclical work

Working with our Fund Administrator to review quarterly accounts which reflect recent investment activity, and implement any disclosure or presentational changes as appropriate.
Partnering with our Investor Relations team to deliver fund performance analysis for investors and aiding fundraising through the delivery of due diligence materials.
Determining the optimum setup and operation of structures for new Investor vehicles.
Working with multiple parties (auditors / investment teams / across the rest of the finance department) to deliver accurate and insightful information in, as well as co-ordinating delivery of, the annual audited accounts.
Partnering with Middle Office / IT teams to innovate market-leading treasury platform functionality

Essential experience:
  • Newly Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Strong organisational and motivational skills, with excellent attention to detail

Desirable experience:
  • Experience in one of the Top 10 firms or within a PE firm/Asset Manager
  • Sound knowledge of FX and capital markets
  • Experience in Business Intelligence / Data Analytics / Process Change
  • Knowledge of coding language (e.g. Python, C++ or VBA, etc)
  • Experience working alongside Administrators/third party providers

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to create, develop and maintain strong business relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a growing, fast-paced environment and manage multiple competing priorities within deadlines
  • Ability to take responsibility for significant areas of work and deliver with minimal supervision showing an accountable and proactive approach
  • Demonstrate an ability to assimilate and adapt quickly to new knowledge and concepts
  • Ability to identify efficiencies and work collaboratively to drive change
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude; places value on and contributes to a collaborative and supportive team culture

We are widely acknowledged as an innovator at the complex end of secondaries and with offices in London, New York, Seoul and Hong Kong, Coller has truly global reach. We are committed to advancing ESG initiatives and driving change across the private markets sector. Coller Capital has been awarded an A+ rating by the UNPRI across the board since 2018 and achieved climate neutral status in 2019. The Firm is a signatory of FAIRR, the Farm Animal Investment Risk and Return Initiative created by the Coller Foundation. Coller Capital was a founding signatory on ILPA's Diversity in Action initiative and we actively partner with Out Investors. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where individuals can develop their talent and express themselves as part of a high achieving team. As investors, we value diverse perspectives, backgrounds and experience and actively look for these qualities in candidates. Our investment team alone benefits from over 20 different nationalities.


In addition to a competitive salary and bonus scheme, we offer private medical insurance and an attractive pension.

Please let us know if we can make any reasonable adjustments at interview in order to fully support and promote your talent.

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