Senior Investment Associate at Asset & Resource Management Holding Company

    Full-Time
    Lagos State
    Posted 7 months ago

    Job Overview

    • To positively influence the Hospitality & Retail Fund’s investment strategy and operating model.
    • Identify and convert potential investment opportunities for the Hospitality & Retail Fund.
    • Building and presenting investment cases for specific investment opportunities in Nigeria and other target African countries.
    • Prospect, and be responsible for private and institutional investors for the Hospitality & Retail Fund.
    • Be responsible for the Hospitality & Retail Fund’s relationship with its partners, regulators and the wider investing public.
    • Analysis of financial information relating to SPV’s and investments in the Hospitality & Retail Fund.
    • Oversee the financial performance of investee assets.

    Main Responsibilities
    Diligence and Compliance:

    • Ensure that all compliance and regulatory requirements of the Fund are met and strictly adhered to
    • Provide deal structuring and financial arranging solutions to investment projects of the Fund, and oversee the creation of SPVs for approved projects
    • Be responsible for the due diligence process on target assets and asset owners on behalf of the Fund
    • Ensure accurate record-keeping on all Fund and SPV activities.
    • Establish cost benchmarks for the Fund’s development projects, and provide ongoing monitoring and control
    • Crafting of Investment Committee Memos for presentation to the Investment Committee.
    • Analysing financial information relating to SPV’s and investments in the Fund e.g. company results, profit and loss and cash flow statements
    • Monitor valuation of the Fund and marking the Investment Book projecting returns for investors.

    Fund Management and Investment Execution:

    • Preparation of detailed financial models.
    • Building and presenting investment and divestment cases for specific investment opportunities in Nigeria and other target countries and providing all necessary information needed to make investment decisions.
    • Development and maintenance of consolidated project financial models for the Fund and its SPV’s.
    • Monitor and evaluate the financial position of the Fund to ensure optimal deployment of investment capital.
    • Oversee the financial performance of investee assets, identify trends and ensure alignment with Fund strategic objective.
    • Give presentations in internal and external investment meetings and briefings.

    Fund Raising and Investor Relations

    • Prospecting of potential institutional and private investors into the Fund and project SPV’s.
    • Prepare and deliver Investment memoranda and other presentations to prospective investors.
    • Provide periodic reports to Fund investors.
    • Effective participation at roadshows and other investor fora as part of the Fund’s fundraising activities.
    • Maintain regular communication with investment clients and counterparties on Fund projects to ensure up to date information flow.
    • Meetings with representatives from asset management firms and Fund managers to exchange ideaI

    Deliverables:

    • Investment Cases / Memoranda.
    • Investors Reports.
    • Investment Committee memos.
    • Presentations to all financial stakeholders.

    Time Allocation:

    • Building and presenting investment cases for specific investment opportunities in Nigeria and other target countries (40%)
    • Analysis of financial information relating to SPV’s and investments in the Hospitality & Retail Fund and overseeing the performance of investee assets (40%)
    • Prospecting for private and institutional investors and investor relations (20%).

    KPIs:

    • Fund Profitability and Returns Ratios: Total Return, IRR, Net Profit Margin, etc.
    • Asset Ratios – e.g. NOP Margin, Debt Service Coverage, ROI, etc.
    • Investment returns on exit from investments of the Fund.
    • Deal flow – measured by total projects reviewed.

    Requirements
    Qualifications

    • Degree in Economics or Finance from an accredited university.
    • MBA or Master’s in a Financial or other numerate disciplines will be an added advantage.

    Experience:

    • Minimum of 8 years post qualification experience, including at least 5 in a senior capacity in a Corporate Finance Institution.
    • Experience in investment banking.
    • Experience in Hospitality and / or Retail investment management.
    • Working knowledge of French and / or Arabic will be an added advantage.

    Professional Membership:

    • Relevant professional qualification will be an added advantage.

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of Asset & Investment Management, Fund Businesses and the Financial Services Industry at large.
    • Deal structuring
    • Merger and acquisition transactions.
    • Strong financial modelling and financial statement interpretation skills.
    • Drafting of Information Memoranda, pitch books and teasers.
    • Capital raising (debt, equity and mezzanine)
    • Compliance
    • Investors record keeping
    • Knowledge of the regulatory structure in the Nigerian business environment
    • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project & Visio packages
    • Excellent knowledge and application of financial instruments
    • Strong industry network.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to relate seamlessly with colleagues and other stakeholders across jurisdictions in Africa and globally
    • Investor relations.

    Generic Skills:

    • Integrity, diligence and tenacity.
    • Compliance.
    • Analytical problem-solving.
    • Ability to work well under pressure.
    • Good interpersonal skills.
    • Organization and coordination skills.
    • General management ability.
    • Results orientation.
    • Customer focus.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to ARM Hold Co. on apply.workable.com to apply

    Job Features

    Experience

    8 years

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