Valuation Risk Officer

Location Malta
Discipline: Compliance
Contact name: Francesca Buhagiar

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15207
Published: 15 days ago
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Valuation Risk Management professional to join a  fast-growing company with a  Risk team based in Malta. The successful candidate will undertake a rewarding role with primary involvement in the analysis of portfolio valuations and Net Assets Values of the AIFs managed by the firm. The role will also involve proper documentation, identification, measuring, monitoring and controlling of all relevant risks within the company’s managed portfolios including portfolio and operational risk management.This position will give a candidate exposure to a wide spectrum of activities across the investment management industry.

Duties include: 
  • responsible  for validation of individual portfolio valuations, typically on a monthly or quarterly basis. This will include oversight of data received from the administrators, pricing test results, exceptions and breaches
  • preparing the materials required to support the valuation sign-off process at the required frequency as well as supporting senior management and board representatives with a firm-wide valuation board pack at quarterly intervals. 
  • bring consolidated funds accounting expertise into the firm and continue to iterate and improve the team's capabilities in this area.
  •  supporting the rest of the team in conducting initial and ongoing risk controls on investment management clients when required. This process includes a review of their investment and risk management process, trading activity, investment limits, strategy complexity and operational arrangements.
Requirements: 
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Educated to degree level in Risk Management, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance and Banking or relevant professional qualification within Investment Management, Law or Compliance also welcome
  • Experience gained whilst working in valuations within private equity, venture capital or the alternative investment space
  • Experience in fund accounting, ideally with a background in fund administration
  • very good knowledge of the regulatory environment in which the asset management industry operates
  • Fluent in English (written and verbal) with excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  •  Proficient use of Bloomberg, as well as a very good command of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power point with excellent formatting skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight reporting deadlines with high attention to detail
  • Excellent work ethic

An attractive salary package will be provided to the chosen candidate.