Alcentra, Assistant Vice President - Product Management

Recruiter
BNY Mellon
Location
Farringdon
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
16 May 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Alcentra is a leading, global asset management firm specializing in sub-investment grade credit with assets under management of $36 billion.

We employ over 145 people, including more than 70 investment professionals. The firm has an investment track record commencing in 2002 in traditional and alternative investment strategies that include US and European Senior Loans, Direct Lending and Mezzanine Debt, High Yield Bonds, Special Situations/Distressed Debt, Structured Credit, and Multi-Strategy Credit.

Our investors include leading global pension funds, insurance companies, government institutions, sovereign wealth funds, banks, and high net worth individuals. Alcentra is majority owned by BNY Mellon Corporation and headquartered in London, with offices in New York, and Boston and local presence in San Francisco, Singapore and Hong Kong.

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Position Summary:

The Product Management Assistant Vice President will play a key role supporting Alcentra’s growth and evolution by working closely with Sales, Investor Relations, Portfolio Management/Research, and Operations teams.

The candidate will be a key resource for Alcentra’s investment strategies and products to contribute to critical aspects of marketing/fund-raising, performance reporting, and investor requests across a range of globally offered co-mingled funds, private debt funds, hedge funds, UCIT funds, and customized separate accounts.

The position reports to the Global Co-Heads of Product Management.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain client marketing materials e.g. presentations, due diligence questionnaires, and tailored proposals;

  • Serve as a knowledge resource with respect to Alcentra’s investment strategies, markets, products, and competitors;

  • Preparation and delivery of investor Request for Proposals (RFPs);

  • Oversee the production and distribution of monthly and quarterly reporting and communications for funds and separately managed accounts;

  • Develop fund performance analytics, asset class analysis, and competitive product analysis/positioning;

  • Update qualitative and quantitative fund and firm information held in investment consultant databases and datarooms;

  • Partner with Investor Relations to develop timely, robust, and properly positioned responses to investors including ongoing due diligence questionnaires, account reviews, and periodic performance updates.

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Experience in Finance background;
  • Bachelor's degree in finance or finance-related field, or alternative qualifiers and/or CFA or CAIA;
  • Significant appreciation of the Asset Management field; experience in sub-investment grade credit strategies, senior loans and high yield bonds a significant plus:
  • High degree of proficiency in MS Excel and PowerPoint required; fluency with portfolio risk/return concepts and experience with Zephyr/eVestment or similar applications desirable;
  • Excellent written and oral interpersonal skills;
  • Strong interpersonal abilities and attention to detail;
  • Flexible, teammate able to work on multiple projects and meet deadlines in a collaborative, inspiring environment.

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For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark: careers.

As one of the world's leading investment management organizations and one of the top U.S. wealth managers, BNY Mellon Investment Management combines agility, insight and scale to create and deliver strategies and solutions to address our clients' needs. Encompassing BNY Mellon's investment management firms, wealth management organization and global distribution teams, we draw on deep expertise to collaborate with clients and tailor our best ideas and resources to meet their specific needs. We pride ourselves on providing dedicated service through our network of global professionals who have a deep understanding of local requirements.

With our extensive experience in anticipating and responding to the investment and financial needs of the world's governments, pension plan sponsors, corporations, foundations, endowments, advisors, intermediaries, individuals and families, and family offices, BNY Mellon Investment Management is dedicated to helping clients reach their goals.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Primary Location: United Kingdom-Greater London-London
Job: Asset Management
Internal Jobcode: 51661
Organization: Alcentra Group-HR13364
Requisition Number: 1803092

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