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The Company:

A small family office based – currently they do not have an office set up, so the role is likely to be remote until the office is set up in 2022.

The Role:

Working with an Ex Head of Investment Banking in this small family office, you will be expected to work through global PE, pre-IPO, Startup investments from sourcing, pitching, reviewing, valuations, reports, research, modeling and execution. Please note the budget for this role is monthly 20,000AED

Major Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the investment process from inception to closure, including active involvement in all aspects of the transaction.
  • Conducts financial data analysis and develops sophisticated financial models in order to assist in critical financial decisions.
  • Helps in determining and negotiating commercial and financial aspects, reviewing legal documents and preparing written recommendations, reports and presentations.
  • Independently coordinates due diligence processes (commercial, financial, technical), including writing investment memos and presenting recommendations; compiling transaction documentation and managing post-acquisition projects.
  • Helps define the structure and the objectives of each investment with the relevant business group that will support any investments and integrate any product of service into the wider Group.
  • Preparing quantitative analysis and qualitative reports on prospective and existing investments. Works on research to develop a best in class structure and strategy for the organization’s activities in sync with the overall investment strategy.
  • Monitors existing portfolio companies’ performance, including providing quarterly/annual updates.
  • Ensures that the organizations interests are fully and effectively represented across the portfolio of investments, through intensive and frequent oversight and involvement as appropriate.
  • Communicates effectively with internal stakeholders and external parties (professional advisory firms in finance, strategy, accounting and others) to encourage the continued evolution of the company brand.
  • Conducts regular research and studies to enhance industry knowledge by attending work related conferences particularly within the investment sector.
  • Keeps abreast with latest industry news and corporate finance techniques/practices – recommends subsequent actions to senior management.

Qualifications and Desired Skills:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting, or equivalent business experience
  • Preferably holds an MBA from a globally-recognized top ranked business school
  • Between 2 -4 years’ previous experience within a PE or Investment Banking environment.
  • Relevant experience in any of the following functions: management consulting, private equity / principal investments, investment banking / corporate finance (mergers & acquisitions)
  • Proven knowledge of financial forecasting and diagnosis, corporate finance and analysis
  • Good command of oral and written English, Arabic is a plus

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