Head of Portfolio Management

Larnaca, Cyprus


finance/ senior-management

Head of Portfolio Management

Larnaca, Cyprus

As the Head of Portfolio Management, the successful candidate will use their talent and expertise to lead a growing team in Cyprus for our client. As an upcoming AIFM to be authorized and supervised by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission, our client intends to manage AIFs pursuing various alternative strategies that may include Equities, Real Estate, Private Equity, and Debt.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to take an active part in the whole life-cycle management of mainly illiquid alternative investment funds with various internal and external stakeholders.

 

Job description

  • Leading the Portfolio Management function and future team, directly reporting to the CEO of the Company
  • Establishing and maintaining good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure stable run processes and operational stability
  • Definition of processes and procedures, driving automation and standardization efforts
  • The PM takes ownership of the operational day-to-day activities of AIFs focusing on:
    • Collaborate with investment managers and drive the investment onboarding process
    • Ensuring regulatory compliance of the due diligence and acquisition process
    • Involvement in the investment structuring process, ensuring tax and cash upstreaming efficiency
    • Reviewing deal documentation, ensuring operational feasibility and readiness
    • Go-to person for and coordination of the AIFM Investment Committee
    • The possible assumption of directorship functions within the structure
    • Coordinating key fund life-cycle events with internal and external stakeholders
    • Be the responsible party for operational day-to-day activities, e.g. liquidity management, decision on, calculation and execution of drawdowns and distributions, reporting as well as query management
    • Closely collaborate with external investment managers in the asset monitoring and the quarterly asset valuation process
    • Key stakeholder in cross-functional projects, e.g. database implementation

Your profile

  • At least 8 years of related experience, of which at least 2 years were in a people management capacity
  • Experience in working in a dynamic atmosphere
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build positive relationships in an international business environment with internal and external partners
  • Superior problem-solving skills as well as the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Hands-on mentality and readiness to engage with internal and external partners from different professional backgrounds and different levels of seniority
  • Knowledge in valuation, understanding of accounting principles
  • Strong knowledge of the regulatory and tax environment of Cyprus
  • Highly proficient in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • CFA / CAIA designation would be an asset
  • Fluent in Greek, English. Additional languages would be a bonus

Benefits

  • Location - located in a convenient and easily accessible area of Larnaca with modern offices and an open floor plan
  • Part of an International  Group - opportunity to collaborate and work closely with colleagues across international offices
  • Competitive base salary and benefits
  • Seniority - opportunity to be part of strategic decision making; exposure to senior management and an opportunity to influence and make positive contributions
  • Stability - opportunity to be part of a well-established, stable, and growing office
  • Management - opportunity to mentor, manage and develop junior staff members

 

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