Senior Investment Associate at Asset & Resource Management Holding Company

Senior Investment Associate at Asset & Resource Management Holding Company

Job Features

Job FieldFinance / Accounting / Audit
Job TypeFull-Time
EducationBA/BSc/HND MBA/MSc/MA
LocationLagos State
Experience8 years

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

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