Valuation Manager- Alternative Investments Ref. No: 7698

Our Client is a leader in an investment sector in German speaking countries. As the largest independent investment company in this area it hires over 700 employees. To achieve their ambitious growth goals we are currently looking for a Valuation Manager – Alternative Investments.

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Region: Kraków, małopolskie


  • Bachelor's degree in mathematics, finance, physics, or other business-related areas and/or studying financial professional qualification (CFA, FMVA, CVA, CAIA etc.)
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant work experience (e.g. working for an AIFM, valuation agent, auditor or asset management company) with at least 2 years of experience in managing staff
  • General understanding of accounting methods and principals
  • Experiences in setting up and implementing valuation models and being aware of risk assessment
  • In depth knowledge of characteristics of private equity/debt and infrastructure investments especially experienced in valuating such illiquid assets
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and proactively
  • Excellent communication skills and proficiency in English (both written and verbal)
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel


  • Leading a newly setup valuation team and implement valuation processes for alternative investments and monitor the team’s day-to-day business being responsible for quality and review of:
    • Preparation of transition calculations of target funds from at cost to fair value and vice versa
    • Creation of valuation memos (fair values, impaired assets)
    • Assessment of impairment needs, especially for loans
    • Develop and set up valuation models
    • Selection and coordination of external service provides in respect of valuation (such as valuation agents and independent appraisers) and assess quality delivered
    • Performing backtesting for target funds and drift analysis for target hedge funds on an ongoing basis
    • Verification and monitoring of DCF models
    • Support in determining acquisition values for target funds acquired via secondary market transactions
  • Being part of a central department within company's core business to perform key duties as AIFM
  • Support internal stakeholders and auditors with required information (such asvaluation committee)
  • Ensuring deadlines are met
  • Manage team's service standards and enhance processes as well as being responsible of idea creation
  • Monitoring team member's progression to identify areas for training and development
  • Assist and guide junior staff, reviewing and signing off on work performed
  • Supporting your senior management to implement changes of the operating model, to achieve efficiency and control objectives
  • Participate in projects to strengthen company's processes/business/initiatives

We offer:


Performance related salary


Flexible working hours


Modern workplace in a conveniently situated location etc.