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Senior Valuation Officer Fund Sector (Ref.# BOL458) – CLOSED

Falkerin™ Recruitment specializes in Legal & Compliance, Accountancy & Finance as well as Banking and Operational Services recruitment. We are also often mandated to assist in recruiting for Business Support roles such as HR, Personal Assistant, Receptionist or Administrative Officer positions. We work with leading financial institutions in Luxembourg. Our clients’ portfolio include major Service Providers, leading Fiduciaries, Management Companies, Real Estate Investments and global Private Equity Houses.

Please see below job description and if you believe you have relevant experience and would like to be considered for the post please send us your CV in English directly to financejobs@falkerin.lu or by clicking on the below APPLY button. Please make sure to include Reference# of the position in question.

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Work place: Luxembourg
Ref.BOL458

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Director, Risk Management in the valuation function activities, i.e. portfolio valuation in accordance with AIFMD requirements, based on practical guidance regarding industry standards such as the International Private Equity & Venture Capital Valuation Guidelines (IPEV) and the European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles Guidelines (INREV)
  • At least 5 years’ experience in valuation along with a good understanding private equity, debt and real estate assets
  • An understanding of Luxembourg fund regulations, in particular AIFMD is also required
  • Develop & implement sound, technically rigorous, transparent, comprehensive & appropriate documented procedures & processes for model building and reviewing such as DCF models, comparable company models, market multiple, option pricing analyses, loan valuation, real estate valuation, etc.
  • Determine necessary information, identify information owners, set-up instructions & templates, and establish communication flows
  • Perform the periodic asset valuation for alternative assets and prepare valuation reports
  • In particular, define & analyze financial modeling performed for acquisitions using discounted cash flow, market approach and/or transaction approach analyses, reviewing equity and debt securities with hedge funds & private equity funds, purchase price allocations, intellectual property valuations, business unit & asset impairment valuations, intangible asset valuations & stock option valuations for multiple industries, reviewing valuation of complex financial instruments (banks loans, private debt instruments, options and other derivative instruments)
  • Independently gathering data relevant to the valuation through direct client interaction, check quality of input data
  • Analyze valuation reports prepared by external valuer
  • Identify unexpected differences & coordinate with client to close gaps
  • Present the results of your analysis in a clear and concise manner, to support the NAV review and validation performed by the risk management team
  • Liaising with auditors on valuation matters
  • Escalate valuation issues to management
  • Monitor changing regulations, providing input to develop implementation guidance & new financial reporting rules with valuation implications
  • Act as first point of contact for all valuation topics
  • Other ad-hoc analysis and tasks to assist the growth of the ManCo business and ensure smooth running of daily activities

Requirements:

  • University degree in Finance/Economics or similar
  • At least 5 years’ experience in valuation
  • Good knowledge of valuation of private equity, debt and real estate assets
  • Experience in Alternative Investment Funds
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially excel
  • Sounds understanding of Luxembourg fund regulations, in particular
  • Knowledge of VBA and/or SQL
  • Outstanding communication skills with an ability to handle multiple business tasks
  • Fluency in English language, both written and spoken
  • Good working knowledge of French or any European language
  • Persuading & influencing
  • Ability to work to conflicting & demanding deadlines under pressure
  • Ability to interact clearly and efficiently with external service providers
  • Strong analytical, comprehension & problem-solving skills, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment to obtaining outstanding results
  • Highly organized & dynamic
  • High level of accuracy & attention to detail
  • Adaptable & versatile
  • Discrete & tactful
  • Work with minimum guidance and with autonomy
  • Strong commitment to client service excellence
  • Proactive & disciplined approach to work
  • Progressive and takes responsibility for self-development and that of others
  • Results driven

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