Associate; Illiquid Asset Valuations (Hedge Fund)

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Carnegie Consulting
London, United Kingdom
GBP60000 - GBP75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
13 Jul 2021
12 Aug 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
This Global Alternative Investment Manager, with offices in key financial centres, are looking for an Associate level Product / Investment Controller to join their London team. The role sits within a small and nimble team, with a primary focus on the valuation of illiquid assets.

The company possesses a culture that promotes both personal and professional development and are a market leader within the Hedge Fund space.

Based in beautiful West End offices, this role is analytical, entrepreneurial and challenging, offering the opportunity to work alongside investment professionals in a stimulating environment on various deals across different sectors (including private equity, real estate and distressed debt/loan portfolios) and involves the valuation of complex businesses, securities, and transaction structures.

The illiquid assets are both varied and complex, including real investments such as Private Equity and Real Estate as well as aircraft and shipping amongst a range of more unusual assets.


  • Prepare valuation memos for investments on a quarterly basis
  • Prepare and maintain valuation models and corresponding documentation for all key valuation inputs
  • Liaise with Front Office Analysts and Asset Management teams to understand deal updates and ensure those updates are reflected in the memos and models
  • Assist in the development and rollout of various technology projects to assist in maximizing the efficiency and independence of the valuation process
  • Coordinate with third party valuation firms to provide support for independent review of certain manager-marked positions
  • Various other ad-hoc analytics and deliverables related to valuation, as needed
  • Preparation of reporting packages for upper management, Front Office, Marketing and Accounting/Tax departments, including materials for board presentations


  • Very strong record of academic achievement plus a relevant industry qualification, demonstrating knowledge around accounting principles and company valuation methodologies (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) and / or CFA most likely
  • Experience working within an external valuation firm, the valuations arm of a deal advisory / consulting firm, Corporate Finance or valuation focused role within a hedge fund / family office
  • Tech savvy with advanced excel skills (VBA / basic programming preferred)
  • Exceptional communication skills are essential. You will be expected to be comfortable having meaningful conversations with senior investment professionals across all their global offices and this will necessitate advanced communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ambitious, hungry to learn, able to take decisions and demonstrate conviction of thought, as well as be proactive and collaborative

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