Private Markets Valuation Specialist - Ref: KC14463

Our client, a leading wealth advisory firm, have an exciting new opportunity to develop and own the oversight process for the valuation of private and illiquid assets, including private equity, private debt, infrastructure and real estate, within their funds and portfolios. Engaging with key stakeholders including external managers, group finance and external auditors, as well as presenting to senior boards and committees.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a process to oversee the valuation of private equity, private debt, infrastructure and real estate assets, including the review and challenge of the valuations produced by external managers and third-party valuers, and resolution of any issues arising.

  • Engage with key stakeholders as the main point of contact in respect of valuation queries, including external fund managers, Group finance and external Group and Unit Trust audit teams

  • Responsible for reporting and presentations to relevant Boards and committees on topics concerning private asset valuations.

  • Develop and maintain the Fair Value Pricing (FVP) model for private market assets, and oversee of the daily FVP process in conjunction with the Pricing Oversight team.

  • Support the development of the investment proposition with respect to private assets, leading on valuations and providing input to other operational areas, including fund structures.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Relevant profession qualifications including CFA, accounting or audit backgrounds is desirable

  • Experience and knowledge of private asset valuation process and oversight

  • Knowledge of private assets fund structure knowledge

  • Knowledge of valuation modelling is desirable

  • Good attention to detail and understanding of a strong control environment

  • Ability to influence, both orally and in writing, senior stakeholders

  • Ability to formulate, present and implement solutions to complex problems

To hear more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Karen Consalvi on 020 7847 8874 or email http://karen@meredithbrown.com

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