Associate Public Equities

  • 20-25K AED
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Hays Dubai
  • 11 Dec 17 2017-12-11

A private equity company based in DIFC, UAE are currently under-going a search for an Associate with Public Equities experience. The office owns a diverse range of assets both in the local markets but also in international markets. The company is owned by a large contracting company in Abu Dhabi, but is regulated and run from the DIFC.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Gather relevant data and analyse the key findings
  • Support senior members of staff in the decision making process along with reporting
  • Develop and aid the implementation of the investment strategy
  • Progress and preserve the key financial models and records
  • Provide clerical and administrative support to senior staff members including: arranging meetings, taking minutes and liaising with relevant sources and parties
  • Work closely with the public equities managers to complete performance reports and mandate development
  • Complete research on the external environment and maintain the internal data base
  • Conduct analysis of the public equities portfolio and develop reports
  • Develop strategy and recommend portfolio changes
  • Structure and evaluate equities opportunities independently but also as part of the team
  • Develop complex financial models and analyse the legal documents and frameworks
  • Support post acquisition work in relation to direct investment

Job Requirements

  • A Ba/BSc/BEng in a finance related subject at an international university
  • CFA or similar qualification preferred
  • At least 4 years’ experience in a reputable company
  • Strong analytics
  • Exposure to the Saudi public equities market
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Arabic is preferred
  • Experience in team building and leadership skills
  • Corporate finance skills as well as modelling skills
  • Must come from a IB, AM or business development background