Fresher Jobs – Investment Associate at Ascent Capital Advisory Services LLP

Title:     Investment Associate
Organization: Ascent
Capital Advisory Services LLP
Kampala, Uganda
Investment Director
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. 
The Investment Associate will offer technical support in all aspects of
the investment process including the origination, evaluation, structuring,
portfolio management and exit stages.
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
Exits:  Prepare and present exit reviews to
the team
Ensure compliance with all company policies and
Ensure compliance with the CMA rules and
regulations if any.
Ensure compliance with all applicable statutes.
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
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
Skills and Experience:  
The ideal candidate should preferably hold an undergraduate
degree with professional qualifications in finance or accounting. Possession of
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
A good appreciation of economic developments
locally and in the region.
Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Suite of
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:
Address all
your applications to:
Resources Office,
Limited (U),
Plot 14/16
Semawata Road, Ntinda
P.O. Box
12883, Ntinda, Kampala, Uganda
Kindly mark your application as “Application
_ Investment Associate” in the subject line of your email.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
28th January 2016 by 5:00 PM
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