AURELIUS Finance Company (“AFC”) is an alternative direct lender, focused on providing financial solutions to small and mid-market firms across UK and Europe. AFC’s approach and lending strategy, means they are able to provide supportive and flexible capital across the whole capital structure. Founded in 2017 and headquartered in London, the experienced team of specialists at AFC has deployed over £120million of capital to over 20 clients, across a broad range of sectors and industries. AURELIUS Finance Company is member of the AURELIUS Group, which is a pan-European asset management group with offices in Munich, London, Stockholm, Madrid, Amsterdam, Milan and Luxembourg. AURELIUS Finance Company is a direct subsidiary of AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA , which is listed on the German stock exchange.

For our London office we are looking for a

AFC Analyst (m/f/d)

As a member of the AURELIUS’ Finance Company team you will assist your colleagues and actively engage in all stages of the financing process, working independently as well as showing strong collaboration skills with your co-workers and external professionals.

Key Responsibilities

Deal review and structuring

  • Initial assessment of opportunities including review of information, preliminary analysis and summary of key findings for wider team consideration
  • Join meetings with advisers and management teams to discuss new opportunities summarising key outputs and highlighting next steps and action points
  • Assist in preparation of indicative proposals, term sheets and offer letters

Due diligence, credit analysis and underwriting

  • Review collateral due diligence – review asset performance, valuation, operational and security considerations to assess likely exit strategies
  • Assist with financial due diligence - cash flow modelling and sensitivity analysis to form an assessment of risk profile, structure covenants, controls and on-going
  • monitoring
  • Consider other sector, legal and commercial factors that may impact on recoverability of collateral
  • Support the preparation of credit papers for credit committee taking responsibility for preparation of first drafts

Execution

  • Support the deal team with the documentation and negotiations including preparation of analysis supporting the transaction negotiations
  • Assist with allocating and monitoring transaction workstreams to completion
  • Take responsibility for KYC and client onboarding processes

Portfolio management

  • Manage the process for receiving, analysing, and summarising client reporting information identifying key trends and queries for management
  • Support on-going portfolio management over the lifecycle including review of ongoing 3rd party valuation outputs
  • Assist in preparing portfolio update reports for presentation to senior management
  • Explore exit options and realisation strategies, working closely with external advisors and restructuring specialists
  • Assist with any other portfolio management operations as required

Origination

  • Support origination of debt financing opportunities
  • Maintain opportunity pipeline working with internal and external parties to ensure information is up to date and accurate
  • Opportunity to develop own contact and introducer network
  • Research industry and companies, sourcing ideas to generate potential new business opportunities

Other Duties

  • Assisting in the general marketing of Aurelius Finance Company
  • Assist in managing interns and support them in their development
  • Occasional international travel to support growth in territories outside UK and transactions with overseas operations
  • Any other reasonable duties as requested by senior team members

Qualifications

  • Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CFA or equivalent qualification preferable.
  • Experience in transaction, lending or advisory role would be desirable

  Skills

  • Experienced user of PowerPoint and Excel
  • Experience of reviewing or preparing financial models preferable
  • Ability to think laterally and problem solve

     Personality characteristics

  • Accurate and precise
  • Highly motivated, reliable and driven to deliver results
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to embrace and adapt in fast changing environment 

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