Fresher Jobs – Investment Associate at Ascent Capital Advisory Services LLP



Job
Title:     Investment Associate
Organization: Ascent
Capital Advisory Services LLP
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Investment Director
About
US:
Q-Sourcing
Limited is a manpower management solutions firm operating in the East African
Region in the countries of Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and South Sudan. They would
like to recruit for a valuable client, Ascent Capital Advisory Services LLP which
invests in experienced and ambitious entrepreneurs that have the courage and
drive to grow a best in class enterprise. 
Job
Summary:
The Investment Associate will offer technical support in all aspects of
the investment process including the origination, evaluation, structuring,
portfolio management and exit stages.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities:  
1. Investment Process (60%)
Overall project management of the final
investment process:
·        
Investment appraisal by carrying out macro and
company specific research
·        
In charge of managing the deal list and coordinating
the weekly meetings
·        
Developing financial models
·        
In charge of drafting offer letters, letters of
intent and term sheets
·        
Conducting due diligence
·        
In charge of the negotiation of financial terms
·        
Preparation and presentation of PIAMs and FIAMs to
the IC
·        
Semi-annual portfolio reviews with portfolio
valuations.
Exits:  Prepare and present exit reviews to
the team
Compliance:
·        
Ensure compliance with all company policies and
procedures.
·        
Ensure compliance with the CMA rules and
regulations if any.
·        
Ensure compliance with all applicable statutes.
Reporting:
·        
Ensure timely and appropriate reporting to the
Investment Director
·        
Provide timely input to the preparation of
investment and financial briefs as may be directed by the supervisor
·        
In charge of the preparation and submission of
investor reports            
2. Portfolio Management (40%)
·        
Developing investee value creation plan
·        
Preparation and presentation of mid-year investee
company reviews
·        
Working closely with management teams to execute
and deliver value creation plans
·        
Secondment to investee business, if required      
3. Financial Responsibility
·        
The jobholder has a secondary responsibility for
the following:
·        
Assist in portfolio management of the entire
investment portfolio.
·        
Income generation based on set and approved
targets.
4. Judgement and decision-making
·        
The incumbent advises the Investment Director on
investment opportunities.
·        
The jobholder recommends to the Investment
Director Business initiatives to safeguard the interests of Ascent with regard
to its current business portfolio.
3. Occasional duties: Perform any
other relevant duties as directed by the Supervisor
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:  
·        
The ideal candidate should preferably hold an undergraduate
degree with professional qualifications in finance or accounting. Possession of
CFA, CPA-K or ACCA.
·        
At least a year to three years’ experience in
private equity investments, investment banking, corporate finance, financial
analysis, fund management or asset management within an investment or financial
services company.
·        
Previous experience in conducting company
valuations is essential.
·        
Excellent analytical skills.
·        
Good negotiation skills.
·        
Proven ability to network and build rapport with
high profile business people.
·        
Excellent formal presentation skills.
·        
Excellent oral communication and report writing
skills.
·        
A good appreciation of economic developments
locally and in the region.
·        
Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Suite of
packages.
How
to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested are encouraged to send their cover letters and updated
CVs including three referees (send as one document) to our e-mail to:
recruitment@qsourcing.com
Address all
your applications to:
Human
Resources Office,
Q-Sourcing
Limited (U),
Plot 14/16
Semawata Road, Ntinda
P.O. Box
12883, Ntinda, Kampala, Uganda
Note:
·        
Kindly mark your application as “Application
_ Investment Associate” in the subject line of your email.
·        
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Deadline:
28th January 2016 by 5:00 PM
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