Working in the UK infrastructure equity team, you will be supporting more senior colleagues on new investment transactions; management of existing assets and contributing to the ongoing improvement of information flow/systems relating to investments. Due to continued fundraising success, and as organic growth of the team continues we are looking to recruit at the Analyst and Associate level.

  • Negotiable
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Aviva Investors
  • 14 Sep 18

Analyst / Associate - Infrastructure Equity - London

The Role

Working in the UK infrastructure equity team, you will be supporting more senior colleagues on new investment transactions; management of existing assets and contributing to the ongoing improvement of information flow/systems relating to investments. Due to continued fundraising success, and as organic growth of the team continues we are looking to recruit at the Analyst and Associate level.

The Team

Aviva Investor's Infrastructure Equity team invests directly across a range of Infrastructure assets such as wind and solar energy, energy from waste, energy centres, infrastructure leases, and broadband. Aviva Investors has ambitious plans to continue to increase its exposure to the asset class and is creating these new roles in the infrastructure equity team.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in managing asset companies and projects, with the view to maximise investment value, within the constraints of the risk profile of each individual investment / strategy;
  • Assisting in the development and preparation of business plans for assets, help to research and make recommendations to optimise assets financial and operational performance;
  • Manage relationships with third-parties - project managers, developers, O&M providers, facility managers - to ensure services, projects and data are delivered in a timely and comprehensive manner;
  • Assisting with the oversight of day-to-day management activities of assets, - budget, payments, operations, supplier calls and meetings;
  • Maintenance (and expansion) of information systems related to investments;
  • Researching investment opportunities matching fund/mandate strategies;
  • Assisting with the preparation of investment proposals, including providing research on specific sectors, markets, projects or companies;
  • Preparing transaction models (or reviewing models prepared by others) and undertaking financial analysis of proposed investments based on model output;
  • Assisting in investment closing processes, including ensuring investment execution (execution of documentation, safekeeping, client on-boarding) are followed in a timely manner in compliance with Aviva risk and governance policies and procedures;
  • Assisting in post-acquisition investment management activities to ensure compliance with fund/mandate documents;
  • Supporting additional fund raising including preparation of presentation materials.

Requirements

  • The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level
  • You will have relevant prior experience allowing you to have a good understanding of financial models and legal project and financial documentation in the infrastructure/renewable energy sector.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel, including the ability to build an infrastructure transaction financial model;
  • Good understanding of financial statements and cash flow statement.
  • Specific knowledge renewable energy and regulated utilities
  • Ability to research / summarise information on a wide variety of topics, writing clear, concise and insightful research
  • Good organisational skills, ability to manage priorities and deliver multiple projects in a fast pace environment;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build relationships and work well as a team.
  • An understanding of Asset Management is highly desirable

Closing Date Monday 24th September 2018

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