The Insurance and Managed Accounts Fund Management team is responsible for delivering on Carlyle’s strategic objective to extend Carlyle’s investment capabilities into the insurance sector and providing financial and operational support on investments made by Carlyle’s strategic clients.
This role is responsible for financial reporting, portfolio and investment analysis and modeling, transaction support, investment valuations, forecasting and budgeting, working capital management, supporting the fundraising process and any other matters that come up from time to time in the general management and operations of the accounts and investments of Carlyle’s strategic clients.
This role is also responsible for advancing and integrating the team’s processes into Carlyle’s operational and technology roadmap.
This role will intersect with all business segments of Carlyle and therefore requires working collaboratively with multiple functions and teams regularly as well as an understanding of multiple asset classes and product types.
This position must be able to prioritize multiple tasks from multiple stakeholders while maintaining strong attention to detail and work effectively under pressure in a deadline oriented environment.
Prepare and analyze bespoke, high-quality investor reporting, including quarterly performance metrics (e.g. portfolio returns and investment activity), exposure analyses, qualitative summaries, supporting schedules and other analyses, for strategic investment programs with commitments across the Carlyle platform, by utilizing different systems and sources
Develop, maintain and analyse investment plans and forecasts for strategic investment programs, including :
Long-term net asset value and net investment income projections, provided to external chief investment officers for budgeting and planning purposes on a quarterly basis
Near-term liquidity forecasts to inform cash management activities for our clients and for internal purposes (bi-weekly)
Assist with the preparation of and provide support for fund and business line operating budgets through completion of operating revenue and expense projections, including fund-level models and business line P&L reports
Coordinate closely with fund management and partnership accounting teams to manage deal execution activities, including issuing capital call and distribution notices to investors and working capital management procedures
Assist with legal and fund / firm compliance matters, including monitoring fund and side letter arrangements and ensuring compliance with all internal policies and procedures related to investment carve-out execution and investor reporting
Coordinate closely with the investment and valuation teams as well as external valuation experts to prepare, analyse and review investment valuations
Prepare reports and analyses for quarterly business and portfolio reviews
Ad Hoc Responsibilities
Participate in new business initiatives including creating and diligencing investment programs and investment opportunities, by developing various fund models, forecasts, projections, and other analyses
Lead or participate in the evaluation, implementation and development of certain technology initiatives and actively share ideas and solicit others’ input to influence the technology and operational strategy
Coordinate and complete ad hoc internal and investor requests
Accounting or Finance degree, required
Minimum 3.5 GPA, required
3 to 5 years of prior experience in an analytical or financial role
Strong, confident, and proactive communication skills required - frequent direct in person communication with Investment Professionals (Internal) and Investors (External)
Advanced Microsoft Office (including Excel and PowerPoint) skills required
Ability to work in a fast paced and demanding environment and balance multiple tasks; demonstrate forward-thinking communication
Significant overtime as well as availability outside of normal business hours required frequently, especially during quarterly reporting or valuation cycles or during times of known transaction activity
Self-starter; consistently drive work product to completion without follow-up from your team members or managers
Strong interpersonal skills a must; confidence to escalate existing or potential issues or delays and identify potential solutions
Strong organizational skills; high-quality work product, attention to detail, and accuracy are required
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team; seek and identify ways to make contributions that improve processes, mitigate risk, and increase the effectiveness of the team overall
High integrity and must be able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive and proprietary matters