Finance Director - Private Equity Finance Director - Private Equity …

Brookfield Asset Management
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 01 Oct 19
Competitive base & bonus
Brookfield Asset Management
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 01 Oct 19
Competitive base & bonus
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Reporting into the Managing Partner, Private Equity, the investment strategy for Europe.


Brookfield is a global alternative asset manager with over $350 billion in assets under management. We have over a 120-year history of owning and operating assets with a focus on property, renewable power, infrastructure and private equity. Brookfield is a global organization with over 100,000 employees and operations in 30 countries in 5 continents. Brookfield is co-listed on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges under the symbol BAM and on NYSE Euronext under the symbol BAMA.

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Our asset management business consists of 5 business groups (Real Estate, Infrastructure, Power, Private Equity, and Public Securities) in addition to the Global Manager group which covers the corporate functions. We operate on a decentralized basis where each business group is responsible for the activities of the business.

Department Overview

We apply our global investing and operational expertise to create value, and partner closely with management teams to enable long-term success through operational and other improvements.

We also invest in attractive businesses through the public debt and equity markets or by providing financing.

Role Overview

Reporting into the Managing Partner, Private Equity, investment strategy for Europe.

Key Responsibilities

Currently 2/3 Private Equity Businesses, you will be responsible for the day to day management of this PE portfolio for Europe.

  • Responsible to drive value in the portfolio
    • Via operational finance
    • Funding opportunities
    • Growth acquisitions
  • Interface between the portfolio company CFO and Brookfield
  • Main contact with the portfolio companies, responsible for the strategy agenda / oversight / financial reporting
  • Point of contact for any forecasting queries, financing, new accounting standards etc
  • Execute the strategic plan, build business cases/ due diligence/ transitions
  • Coordinate Financing from Brookfield side, monitor execution and responsible for ongoing oversight
  • In time you will oversee more than one transaction at a time
  • Business partner – Toronto, JV partners, Internal & External stakeholders
  • Treasury oversight
  • CAPEX / understanding cash facilities
  • Accounting light but Technically heavy
  • Adhoc projects



Technical Skills

  • Asset Management / Private Equity experience is essential
  • Accountancy trained (ACA / ACCA)
  • Master’s Degree or higher or equivalent
  • Executive level experience in an Investment / Private Equity company with active management of operating portfolio companies
  • Experience working with distressed companies
  • Ability to create and build financial models
  • Buy side due diligence experience
  • Demonstrate understanding how to set up offshore entities
  • Experience of financial reporting requirements in North America and Europe