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Valuation Risk Officer

Our Client, a company within the financial services industry is looking for a Valuation Risk Officer to join their fast-growing Malta-based team. 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.

  • Performing validation of individual portfolio valuations, typically on a monthly or quarterly basis
  • Overseeing 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 firmwide valuation board pack at quarterly intervals
  • Support the rest of the team in conducting initial and ongoing risk controls on investment management clients when required
  • Reviewing clients investment and risk management process, trading activity, investment limits, strategy complexity and operational arrangements
  • 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
  • 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