Associate or Senior Associate, Investment Associate Pool

Location
Scotland, Edinburgh
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
02 Apr 2021
Closes
30 Apr 2021
Ref
JN -042021-175576
Contact
Anna Brown
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Associate or Senior Associate, Investment Associate Pool

About the Bank

The Scottish National Investment Bank is a new development investment bank for Scotland with a vision to catalyse change by investing in a fairer, sustainable and ambitious Scotland. The Bank is a mission-led patient capital investor, with long-term missions set for it by the Scottish Parliament. Its missions have been set by the Scottish Parliament and include:

*Net Zero Mission: achieving a just transition to net zero by 2045.
Investing in rebalancing our economy towards leadership in sustainable technology, services and industry.
*Place Mission: extending equality of opportunity through improving places by 2040.
Investing in places and regeneration to improve opportunities and outcomes for people and communities.
*People Mission: harnessing innovation to enable our people to flourish by 2040.
Investing in innovation and technology and industries of the future for a healthier, more resilient and productive population.

The Bank will invest in businesses and projects connected to Scotland that support the delivery of its missions in Scotland. The Bank will be underpinned by £2bn of capital from the Scottish Government, over 10 years.

As a development investment bank, the Bank will seek to enhance and expand the financial investment options available to business and projects across Scotland. In addition to the capital the Bank has committed from the Scottish Government, the Bank will be seeking to crowd-in investment from other lenders and institutional investors into the Scottish economy.

The Bank's team will work flexibly from home and our hub offices that we will establish in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Currently the Bank has one hub office in central Edinburgh.
We will consider applicants with any proposed working pattern. Requested work patterns should be noted on applications.
We are also keen to consider applications from those who may have had a period out of the work force for a career break and are seeking to return.
Role: Associate or Senior Associate, Investment Associate Pool

In seeking to ensure that more junior members of the investment team joining the Bank get to experience the various key functions within the 'front office' investment team, the Bank hires candidates with between 4 and 8 years' experience into a rotational pool. Candidates within the pool will spend 6-9 months with at least 3 of the following areas before settling into a permanent role within one of the functions of the 'front office' investment team: Investment Risk, Investment Origination; Investment Portfolio Management; Investment Impact Assessment & Reporting.

Key responsibilities:

*Acting as a support to the rest of the wider investment team depending on rotational placement.

*Reviewing the necessary due diligence reports associated with individual investments.

*Building/Reviewing internal project and corporate financial models for potential investment opportunities with the support of the deal team lead/risk team lead.

*Reviewing and sensitising externally built financial models.

*Providing financial analysis of investment opportunities from either an origination and structuring perspective or as part of the risk assessment team.

*Supporting the identification and qualification of both financial risks and mission impacts, both positive and potentially negative, in all investment opportunities.

*Assisting in the preparation of all investment committee papers and various investment related reports.

*Providing market research and investment analysis to support investment activities.

*Assisting with the administration of investment opportunities, risk review of investment portfolio and market interactions.


Key skills and experience

*Degree qualified, in Business Administration, Finance, or related fields Professional qualification (CA, CFA or similar), will be highly regarded.

*Experience working in an institutional investor (private markets), corporate or investment banking will be highly regarded, but candidates from a financial advisory background will also be considered.

*Associates: 3-5 years of relevant post-graduate work experience.

*Senior Associates: 5-8 years relevant post-graduate work experience.

*Associates who do not yet hold a CFA or similar qualification will be supported and encouraged to undertake one.

*We are looking for people who are passionate about the delivery of our missions via our investment activity.

Badenoch + Clark acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Badenoch + Clark UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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