Investment Associate Full-time Job

3 weeks ago   Accounting & Finance   Abu Dhabi   41 views Reference: 37486
Job Details

Responsibilities And Duties

Drive / optimize value creation in portfolio companies

Support portfolio company value creation opportunities through consistently refreshed shareholder opinions / Value Creation Plans

Provide support to the Investment manager who acts as the key interface in relationship with portfolio companies (Board / Exec team) to drive value creation plans to execution

Support the identification and analysis of portfolio company synergies and their implementation

Monitor asset performance and mitigate potential issues

Perform analysis and reporting that supports regular performance review of portfolio companies

Review and report upon companies are on track vs. plan on key topics

Flag any potential issues to the investment manager

Provide data and requests for reports and analysis that underpin decisions on implications of hold / sell for asset

Sector strategies & detailed sector screens

Gather data and research that supports the development of sector strategies / EIA point of view on sector and on latest relevant trends / investable themes

Gather data and research that supports the development of detailed sector screens to identify most attractive opportunities for investment

Deal origination for new strategic investments (in coordination with M&A)

Begin to forge connections that engage with sector ecosystem and allow further building strong network with relevant stakeholders

Conduct reports and analysis as requested to enable deal teams to execute on deal transactions in collaboration with M&A team; heavily contribute on all sector specific / commercial topics (e.g., commercial diligence)

Reporting - Perform inter-company comparison with other sector/industry competitor in terms of costs, sales, profit, ratios, etc

Requirements

Bachelors degree in Finance or Business

Relevant professional certificates are an added advantage (CFA, CPA)

Must hold valid UAE family book

Must have 4-8 yrs experience in Consulting / Investments or related field

Strong financial modelling experience

Strong communication and presentation skills

Company Description
Emirates Investment Authority (EIA) is the only Sovereign Wealth Fund of the Federal Government of the United Arab Emirates. Established in 2007, the EIA has actively sought unique investment opportunities locally, regionally and internationally, focusing on investing in asset classes that will help strengthen and diversify the UAE economy.
Its primary directive is to manage the sovereign wealth of the UAE by investing in a diversified portfolio of assets in key economic sectors and industries with the aim of delivering sustained financial gains for the UAE.