Special Sits Investment Manager (from Restructuring)

London
£75,000-£105,000

We are proud to be partnering exclusively with this special situation investment fund. With nearly 2 billion under management globally this fund has an impeccable track record investing in businesses across a variety of industries. With an approach that supports and collaborates with the existing management team, this role will provide you with hands-on exposure to management boards across a variety of sectors. 

We are looking to secure the services of a candidate who has a background in financial restructuring or insolvency. Our client’s preference is to source a candidate who has trained with the Big4 or one of the leading restructuring boutiques. Candidates must be qualified accountants and those who have spent time working company side as a Financial Controller, Finance Director or Chief Financial Officer would be highly sought after.

What makes this role stand out other than the fact it is within the Private Equity space, is the ability to get involved in both deal side due diligence coupled with Portfolio Management of the fund's active investments. Due to this, the successful individual will need to have an entrepreneurial mindset and the ability to influence and lead in challenging situations.

Skills and Responsibilities:

  • Preparing pitches & investment memorandums.
  • Previous deal due diligence experience.
  • Financial Modelling. (Advanced Excel Skills required.)
  • The ability to deal with multiple demanding projects at one time.
  • The flexibility to travel overseas as and when required.
  • Skills within Insolvency and Restructuring and an investment mindset are required as well as a passion for success.
  • Previous experience of financial research and the ability to present your findings in a clear analytical and commercial way.
  • A previous track record of assessing special situations investment opportunities and a mindset, that allows you to identify the possible issues and promptly make recommendations to rectify them.
  • An active interest in protecting the downside risk for the investment firm.
  • As well as a financial restructuring background an active network of contacts within the industry is highly desirable. This fund is not looking for a work originator but someone who enjoys networking and building relationships with other professionals in this space.

This broad role will offer the successful candidate an excellent route into the investment space and fantastic training and support to flourish within it.