The portfolio team is responsible for the constant and regular reporting of financial and operational performance of the investee companies.
By monitoring data and using key performance indicators for each portfolio company, they aim to ensure that potential slow-down in growth or underperformance are captured and action is taken.
Further, common issues across the portfolio can be anticipated and pro-active initiatives set in play to either protect or enhance value.
Producing a monthly reporting pack, summarising performance of the companies, reporting trends and assessing the overall health of the portfolio.
Liaising with portfolio company finance teams and deal executives on a monthly basis to collect monthly financial data.
Liaising with new investee company finance teams to brief them on the firm’s reporting framework requirements and ensuring a seamless transition into the portfolio
Ensuring the data that is submitted is accurate and is consistent with management accounts, board packs and other documents provided by management teams
Maintaining and managing the portfolio monitoring system.
Ensuring standard deal related data is accurate and up to date.
Providing financial analysis and support to ad hoc value enhancement projects
Reviewing and analysing the content of the quarterly portfolio reports of each investee company, prepared by the deal team
Assisting in fundraising data collation and validation
Preparing quarterly investment valuations as part of fund reporting
Assist in the creation and maintenance of fund models
Skills and Experience:
Excellence in analysis of financial data.
Strong stakeholder management and inter-personal skills as they will deal with the investment team and managing partners, as well as portfolio CFOs and FCs.
Strong MS Excel and MS PowerPoint skills; financial modelling an advantage but not essential.
A strong academic background. The successful candidate have a professional accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA).