Career

 

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

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  •  Your role

 

  • Bill the monthly commissions of the Funds
  • Will play a key role as the back up in the general ledger department.
  • Ensure the timely completion of monthly reporting and closing within 15 days.
  • Ensure the timely and accurate preparation and control of balance sheet accounts
  • Elaboration of the CSSF accounting documents on quarterly basis
  • Supported by external tax agents, you will be responsible for tax returns preparation / review of Corporate Income Tax, VAT and other associated filings as required.
  • Coordinate all external and internal audits in relation with tax aspects
  • Previous exposure to transfer pricing concepts and documentation requirements would be helpful.

 

  • Your profile

 

  • University degree in Accounting or Finance ideally with a specialization in Taxation
  • 4 years + prior experience in audit (Big 4).
  • Familiarity with the Luxembourg financial market place and relevant laws & regulations.
  • Experience acquired in a regulatory environment supervised by the CSSF, good knowledge in Funds
  • Be result-oriented with the ability to prioritise and time manage effectively.
  • Good team-working skills but also the ability to work autonomously and be self-motivated.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ethical character and ability to handle confidential information professionally and discreetly.
  • Fluent French and English required.
  • Familiarity with standard IT tools and software, knowledge of BOB is a plus

 

If you are interested in taking up this opportunity, please send us your application letter with detailed curriculum vitae at the following email address: [email protected] (reference: “Senior Accountant”).

 

MIDDLE OFFICER

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  •  Your role

 

The principal objective of the function is to provide dedicated and centralized support to the Asset Management team. The person will deal with multiple asset class products, such as Mutual Funds, ETFs, Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Structured Products, UCITs, Equity, Fixed income, FX and options. The person will be also responsible for driving process improvements and technical changes to applications used by Lemanik Asset Management S.A., will support Front Office directly and work in partnership with the IT, Marketing, Compliance and Risk teams. The candidate will have strong operational background. In addition to the variety of tasks performed to support the asset management team, a strong emphasis is also placed on the ability to prioritize tasks and communicate efficiently with key partners. Typical tasks include: trade transmission, and trade issue resolution, accounts investing, rule maintenance, reconciliations and query resolution. Other tasks will include: process review / analysis, process re-engineering, project coordination, testing. Opportunities will be given to evolve towards other functions linked to financial markets.

 

  •  Your profile

 

The candidate should have relevant middle office experience in a bank, especially in trade transmission, ideally 3+ years in a reputable bank or wealth manager and looking to take on a new challenge. Candidates should in addition have the following attributes:  

  • Must be highly disciplined, a self-starter, and have the ability to execute on assignments independently.   
  • Adaptability to learn new tasks and demonstrate a willingness to understand the details of a process.   
  • Strong team player with good communication skills, ability to work in collaboration building strong rapport with other teams   
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure to meet deadlines   
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills   
  • High level of integrity

A previous experience in middle office and/or operating model development is required.

Background in investment management is mandatory.

Languages:         English and French are mandatory

 

If you are interested in taking up this opportunity, please send us your application letter with detailed curriculum vitae at the following email address: [email protected] (reference: “Middle Officer”).

 

FUND LEGAL OFFICER

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  •  Your role

 

The Fund Legal Officer will contribute to the legal activities linked to various types of investment funds (UCITs, AIFs, non-regulated), including the setup, the restructuring and the liquidation.

The candidate will:

  • Set-up and review the constitutive documents of investment funds (prospectus, offering documents, articles of incorporation, service agreements, etc )
  • Draft and negotiate related agreements such as management company agreement, agreements with delegated functions, distribution agreements, and other services agreements.
  • Liaise with the supervisory authority for filing and review until approval.
  • Ensure compliance of investment fund’s legal documentation with new laws and relevant regulations.
  • Liaise with clients, investment managers, supervisory authority, external legal counsel to achieve an agreement on the contracts.
  • Liaise with internal operational teams to support application of contracts in the day- to- day.
  • Represent the team and company during external events in accordance with the management.

 

  •  Your profile

 

  • Minimum Master in law degree
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the Luxembourg Funds industry.
  • Good understanding of Fund regulations (especially AIFMD and UCITS)
  • Fluent in French and English
  • Good communication skills
  • “Hands-on” approach, ability to work autonomously but with a real team spirit
  • Fast learner

 

If you are interested in taking up this opportunity and want to develop your career in a young, dynamic and international environment, please send us your application letter with detailed curriculum vitae (with a picture) in English at the following email address : [email protected] (reference : “Fund Legal Officer”).

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

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  •  Your role

The Administrative Assistant (M/F) works alongside the teams at Lemanik, ensuring an efficient, timely, accurate and pro-active handling of all designated administration related tasks. This may involve coordination of multiple tasks simultaneously and working under time pressure.

The Administrative Assistant reports into the Head of Business Implementation & Communication and works closely with the Sales team and the Members of the COMEX.

Key responsibilities:

  • Perform day to day administrative tasks
  • Interact with external service providers and administrators
  • Devising and maintaining office systems, including data management and filing
  • Preparation of meeting minutes, agenda’s, PPT presentations
  • Dealing with vendor cost collation, verification
  • Arranging travels
  • Screening phone calls, inquiries and requests, and handling them when appropriate
  • Meeting and greeting visitors at all levels of seniority
  • Organizing and maintaining diaries and making appointments
  • Dealing with incoming mailing
  • Perform tasks related to client projects as requested by the Sales team

 

  •  Your profile
  • Minimum Bac+2 in Administration
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar position
  • Fluent in spoken/written English and French
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Eager to learn, to participate actively in projects and to continuously improve
  • Anticipate & expect to be flexible and perform new tasks as the Administrative assistant role changes
  • Team spirit
  • Driving license required

 

If you are interested in taking up this opportunity and want to develop your career in a young, dynamic and international environment, please send us your application letter with detailed curriculum vitae (with a picture) in English at the following email address : [email protected] (reference : “Administrative Assistant”).

(Prior to the conclusion of the working agreement, a copy of an official criminal record (bulletin no.3), issued for less than 2 months, will be required for consultation purpose)

  

PORTFOLIO MANAGER

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A new opportunity has arisen for a Portfolio Manager to join the Private Equity – Real Estate (“PERE”) team within Lemanik Asset Management in Luxembourg. This position offers a unique opportunity to gain and strengthen experience in portfolio management and be exposed to numerous investment projects in Real Estate, Private Equity and Infrastructure asset classes. 

 

  •  Your role

The successful candidate will join the PERE team to assist with the assessment of new investment opportunities and monitoring of existing portfolio assets. The role will also require the coordination and supervision of delegated asset managers and investment advisors. More specifically, the candidate will:

  • Prepare Due Diligence on delegated portfolio managers and investment advisors
  • Coordinate and supervise delegated portfolio managers and investment advisors during the investment process
  • Review due diligence of investments performed by delegated asset managers or investment advisors
  • Prepare critical investment appraisal presentation
  • Prepare investment portfolio performance review for aspects of ongoing portfolio management
  • Review and assist in the implementation of valuation models used for the valuation of underlying assets; review and run sensitivities on financial models
  • Work alongside Risk Management to assist in monitoring investment Key Risk Indicators
  • Mentor junior team members

 

  • Your profile

The successful candidate will:

  • Have strong academics - ideally MA/MSc/MBA/CFA
  • Have over 5 years of experience in Project, Corporate or Structured Finance, M&A Advisory or Portfolio Management
  • Private Equity, Real Estate and/or Infrastructure sector experience
  • Excellent financial modelling and technical skills - DCF, IRR, MPV, ratio analysis
  • Have a thorough understanding of financial accounting, corporate finance and business reporting
  • Possess demonstrable written and verbal communication skills coupled with the ability to formulate and deliver clear and concise opinions within robust analytical. Additionally, you must be able to ask probing questions to asset managers and advisers and keep fully up to date with sector trends in order to assess the impact on particular transactions
  • Have a familiarity with a range of specialist due diligence materials and reports
  • Be highly proactive and able to execute critical work streams with limited supervision and direction
  • Possess interpersonal and team-working skills that will enable the candidate to build relationships with team members, clients and advisors
  • Demonstrate sound business judgment and an analytical, pragmatic approach to problem solving
  • Keep updated with market developments
  • French and English and ideally be fluent in an additional European language

 

If you are interested in taking up this opportunity and want to develop your career in a young, dynamic and international environment, please send us your application letter with detailed curriculum vitae in English at the following email address: [email protected] (reference: “Portfolio Manager”). 

(Prior to the conclusion of the working agreement, a copy of an official criminal record (bulletin no.3), issued for less than 2 months, will be required for consultation purpose)

  

 RISK MANAGEMENT OFFICER FOR AIFS

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As Risk Management Officer, your main responsibilities will be:

 

  • Control and monitoring of AIFs
  • Monitoring of the global exposure of AIF funds (Commitment & VaR approach, Leverage).
  • Investment Compliance monitoring and reporting.
  • Monitoring of Operational Risk.
  • Key Performance Indicators (KRI) monitoring, analysis and reporting.
  • Monitoring and analysis of TER and PTR.
  • Monitoring of the Liquidity Risk on the assets side and liabilities side including stress testing.
  • Controls on EPM techniques and collateral.
  • Quarterly Executive report / Monthly Risk reporting preparation for the Board of Directors. Fund Risk Profiles preparation, Risk Appetite & KRI definition.
  • Valuation Policy definition and modelling for AIFs asset valuation.
  • Support for regulatory report preparation.

 

  • Communication and governance
  • Implement the risk management processes with the service providers and clients.
  • Liaise with the clients either through the relevant Client Relationship Manager or directly, representing risk team in meetings and conference calls.
  • Participation at funds’ Board meetings and present the risk report to the Board of Directors. 
  • Communication with the regulator/auditors for Annual / Semi-Annual Review / Long Form Reports.
  • Communication with the clients for fund implementation (Risk profiling, model portfolio review).
  • Preparation and attendance to Risk and Valuation Committees.
  • Regular update of different internal procedures implemented.

 

  • Your profile
  • Bac +5 in finance, economics or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the AIF Fund Industry sector.
  • Good knowledge of the Luxembourg AIFM regulatory framework.
  • Fluent in French and English.
  • IT Focused (Bloomberg, MS Office).
  • Can work autonomously, take initiative.
  • Team player.
  • Good communication skills and details minded.
  • Analytical/quantitative capabilities.

 

 

If you are interested in taking up this opportunity and want to develop your career in a young, dynamic and international environment, please send us your application letter with detailed curriculum vitae in English at the following email address: [email protected]. (Reference: Risk Management Officer for AIFs)

  

 


 

 

Each application will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.

Prior to the conclusion of the working agreement, a copy of an official criminal record (bulletin no.3), issued for less than 2 months, will be required for consultation purpose.

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