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Real Assets is a fast-growing business unit in Alternatives Business with over $70 billion of assets under management, offering primarily institutional client’s access to equity and debt infrastructure investments. Today, Infrastructure Equity is a global platform with a dedicated team of infrastructure experts managing over $26 billion in investor capital commitments. When combined with Infrastructure Debt, Infrastructure manages over $44 billion in investor capital commitments. Today, Infrastructure comprises more than 200 professionals with significant industry and investment expertise based across offices in Bogota, Chicago, Dublin, Greenwich, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Mexico City, New York, Seattle, Stockholm, and Zurich.
An opportunity arises to join the Core Portfolio Management team within Infrastructure, which primarily provides financial, operational and investment support for the Global Infrastructure team. The role will report to the Director, Global Infrastructure team (“BGIF”) but will work independently to support the investment and operations teams as necessary. The role is Greenwich, CT based.
Evaluating investment structures in conjunction with professional advisors, and subsequently executing on their implementation.
Provision of advice to the transaction teams as appropriate, including the coordination of the operational elements of investment activities.
Liquidity management, forecasting and managing Investor capital calls and finance draw downs in such a manner as to maximize performance and ensure funding is available.
Liaison with third party administration, operational and maintenance providers to ensure a proper balance between internal control and operational efficiency at operating project level and to ensure accurate, timely and comprehensive reporting of asset performance by each asset on a quarterly basis.
Investor reporting, suggest ways to enhance the investor experience, participate in fundraising diligence information requests (RFP’s).
Effective communication of asset performance to Senior Management, Investors and the broader business and firm.
Global Portfolio and project cash management and distributions..
Manage valuation process for BGIF Assets with Valuation Advisors, Private Valuations team.
Ensure full and timely compliance with regulatory, project and client reporting requirements.
Review and provide guidance where required on contracts pertaining to underlying projects.
Liaise with fund accounting team and auditors on accounting, fund valuation and reporting.
Integration of newly acquired portfolio assets .
Knowledge / Experience:
Qualified Accountant, CPA, ACA, ACCA or similar type qualification required, (ideally Big 4 background) with at least 10 years post qualification
Third level degree
Experience within a group finance or finance controller role
Experience in Energy & Power, particularly in monitoring and reporting on operational assets is desirable, but not requisite
Strong technical accounting skills, including detailed knowledge and experience in IFRS and US GAAP
Presentation skills required, be able to present complex topics in digestible form
Ability to interpret financial models and large volumes of contractual data
Experience in managing staff and external service providers
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to manage workload autonomously and effectively
Strong commercial awareness and the ability to apply commercial judgment
Global experience and knowledge of entity governance in foreign jurisdictions an advantage
Inquisitive, detail-oriented, self-motivated
Grow with an evolving team and work in a friendly, entrepreneurial environment
Experienced senior team with strong values, providing excellent learning and development opportunities
Significant exposure to worldwide, prestige projects
Broad and varied exposure to all aspects of the team’s activities, encompassing investment selection, deal execution, asset integration, operational monitoring and reporting, valuation and investor reporting
Opportunity to provide input into future growth and operational efficiency
Strong brand in the Infrastructure and fund management industry