Ardian is a world-leading private investment house with assets of US$90bn managed or advised in Europe, the Americas and Asia. The company is majority-owned by its employees. It keeps entrepreneurship at its heart and focuses on delivering excellent investment performance to its global investor base.
Through its commitment to shared outcomes for all stakeholders, Ardian’s activities fuel individual, corporate and economic growth around the world.
Holding close its core values of excellence, loyalty and entrepreneurship, Ardian maintains a truly global network, with more than 600 employees working through fifteen offices across Europe (Frankfurt, Jersey, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Paris and Zurich), the Americas (New York, San Francisco and Santiago) and Asia (Beijing, Singapore, Tokyo and Seoul). It manages funds on behalf of around 880 clients through five pillars of investment expertise: Funds of Funds (primary, early secondary, and secondary), Direct Funds including Expansion, Buyout, Ardian Growth, Co-Investment, Real Estate and Private Debt.
Day to Day
§ Manage the daily operations of assigned firm funds, parallel funds and side vehicles and the fund accounting processes
§ Work closely with other departments within or outside the firm:
o Investment Team
o Investor relation
o Compliance, Treasury and Legal departments
o Administrators and Auditors
o External service providers : legal counsels, tax advisors & banks
§ Manage the debt related tasks (covenants, reporting, repayments, interest computation…)
§ Reconcile the financial information and analyse discrepancies
§ Follow up of hedging contracts and FX gain/loss
§ Assist with the fund valuations, IRRs, and other performance measurements
§ Review, prepare and process partnership accounting, create partner capital statements, analyse financial statements, and waterfall calculations for both limited partners and general partners
§ Manage the partnership accounting including the calculation of management fees, commitment offset, Partner allocations
§ Validate the annual accounts with the auditors
§ Deliver ad hoc Investor reports
§ Develop reports through the IT Tools (Excel, Business Intelligence, Efront)
§ Help to improve processes and increase reliability of information
§ Prepare the communication supports and investor deliverables : company level diversification, Management Reports
§ Identify opportunities for continuous improvement. Conduct proactive analysis of issues, diagnose problems, and think creatively to identify solutions and improvement initiatives
This is a challenging opportunity to join a dynamic and growing team within a leading private equity firm.
§ Engaging personality who builds relationships easily
§ Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
§ Deliverable focused and detail oriented
§ Innovative and focused on driving efficiency
§ Strong analytical, numerical and problem solving skills
§ Wish to integrate a fast growing company with an entrepreneurial mindset
§ Prior experience in an Investment Fund (optional)
Ardian’s London office: 1 Grafton Street, London W1S 4FE.
Further information available on https://www.ardian.com/en/human-resources