Job title: Risk Management and Valuations Officer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Real Estate / Private Equity
Location: Luxembourg
Job published: 09-03-2023
Job ID: 33149

Job Description

Risk Management and Valuations Officer

Our client, a well-established and renowned UK alternative investment manager with focus on PE (in-house AIFM), seeks to find a Risk Management and Valuations Officer for their Luxembourg office.

The role will involve the responsibility to ensure that the valuation oversight and risk management framework is effective, documented and meets the legal and regulatory provisions applicable to investment funds (AIFs) and to the AIFM in Luxembourg, with a strong focus on the private equity asset class.


Your Responsibilities:


  • Assist the Valuation Conducting Officer in reviewing and analysing the valuation reports, methodology and data inputs in respect of valuations provided by the service provider.
  • Monitor NAV results and fund accounting reports.
  • Attend to & take minutes during the quarterly Valuation Committee meetings.
  • Managing and liaising with auditors during annual audit of valuations.
  • Working with rest of the team to improve the quality of and efficiency of processes.
  • Liaising with and maintaining good relationships with the external advisers.

Risk Management

  • Setting the AIFs’ risk profiles as per the AIFM’s Risk Profiling Procedure.
  • Performing biannual market stress tests based on the scenarios defined by the AIFM.
  • Be an active stakeholder of the transaction approval process to make sure investments are done in compliance with applicable risk profile and rules.
  • Escalate risk issues or concerns to the Risk Conducting Officer, and to the business when required.
  • Monitor and track operational incidents and issues relating to funds managed and report accordingly to the Risk Conducting Officer.
  • Create, collect, monitor, and analyse a set of operational risk metrics.
  • Present periodic reports to the Management Committee and assist the Risk Conducting Officer in the preparation of the Annual Report of the Permanent Risk Management Function.
  • Be an active stakeholder of risk related projects including risk tools, performing impact analysis of new regulations, etc.
  • Facilitate the embedding of a culture of risk management by actively cultivating and maintaining key relationships, providing support on risk management issues.


Your profile:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in the alternative investment fund sector including at least 1 year of experience in either a risk management or valuation role related to alternative investment funds with illiquid investment strategies.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Good technical experience within risk management, knowledge of investment risk metrics under AIFMD is desirable.
  • Hands-on working style, good communication skills and enjoying working in a cross-border team.
  • Work in a structured and diligent way, taking ownership of tasks through to completion.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills, with a strong personality, confident, highly motivated and organised, team player, but able to operate under own initiative.
  • Enthusiastic and willingness to learn.


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