Portfolio Analyst

Ambridge Harris
Bristol, Avon
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Portfolio Analyst


£40,000 to £45,000 plus excellent benefits

This is a superb opportunity to join a rapidly expanding SME business at a pivotal point in its expansion. Reporting to the Portfolio Director, the person will take preparation responsibility for all portfolio reporting and financial compliance. This will include principle responsibility for preparation and monitoring of portfolio budget, maintenance of portfolio data and reports as well as supporting all aspects relating to debt monitoring compliance obligations.


  • Primary responsibility for maintenance of complex fund model; cashflow and budget forecasting, covenant testing
  • You will take ownership of the design and routine maintenance of various Portfolio Reporting formats for release on a routine basis - monthly, quarterly, annually across both internal and external audiences
  • Primary responsibility for design and maintenance of comprehensive Portfolio Database
  • Preparing non-financial covenants for lenders
  • Preparing first draft of annual budgets and ensuring asset performance is benchmarked against these
  • Responsible for preparing quarterly/bi annual/annual compliance certificates and supporting information (incl. cashflow forecasts) for review by Finance Team
  • Responsible for managing interest and principal repayments due (incl. verifying amounts, releasing payments and ensuring any reserve accounts correctly funded)
  • Supporting Portfolio Director / Investor Relations with ad-hoc performance analysis queries for board/accounting reporting requirements
  • Responsibility for adding qualitative text to reports based on underlying asset management issues

Skills and attributes required:

  • Analyst level with previous experience required
  • Focus of role split between Portfolio Reporting and Loan Administration / Financial Reporting
  • Preferred background in fund or portfolio reporting in investment fund, investment bank, institutional lender or family office
  • Extremely organised, detail-focussed and producing product of the highest quality
  • Ability to work with little guidance, to interpret instructions and take responsibility for own product and role
  • Excellent communication: confident and outgoing with strong interpersonal skills
  • Capable of managing multiple projects
  • Advanced Excel user with extensive experience maintaining and updating complex fund models, cashflow and budget forecasting, covenant testing
  • Ability to produce high-quality metrics, graphs and visuals from complex models to produce clear, commercially-focussed reports relating to asset performance / KPIs etc
  • Producing routine reports of the highest quality for both internal and external audiences

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful

Ambridge Harris is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Ambridge Harris will not discriminate on unlawful grounds.