Fund Business Analyst - Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Macquarie Group
  • 07 Aug 17

One of MIRA’s New York-based infrastructure funds (the Fund) requires dedicated resources as it moves from establishment to operations. We are seeking a talented and experienced Analyst to assist with building a new fund platform and work with fund teams and limited partners globally.

Overview

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA), is a leading global alternative asset manager specializing in infrastructure, real estate, agriculture and energy. With over 450 professionals globally and over two decades of experience, MIRA currently manages approximately $59 billion in equity under management.

One of MIRA’s New York-based infrastructure funds (the Fund) requires dedicated resources as it moves from establishment to operations. The position will center on capital raising, investor relations and fund operations, including investor reporting and fund modelling. As the Fund approaches final close, there will be opportunities to work on the successor vintage of the Fund and potentially other related new product offerings.

MIRA is therefore seeking an experienced Analyst to assist with building a new fund platform and work with fund teams and limited partners globally. The successful candidate will report to the Fund team’s Senior Associate.
 

Responsibilities

The responsibilities for this position are wide ranging:

Capital Raising

  • Work with the regional Investor Solutions Group (ISG) staff and regional fund teams to respond to RFPs and qualitative and quantitative due diligence questionnaires;
  • Draft and update marketing materials including pitch books, teasers, financial models, due diligence questionnaires and related materials;
  • Work closely with MIRA’s legal, finance, tax and compliance teams to ensure that marketing materials are accurate and approved for release; and
  • Track target lists and due diligence progress with regional ISG teams.

Investor Relations & Fund Reporting

  • Collaborate with and support the Fund team in developing and executing the investor relations strategy and program;
  • Assist with the preparation of materials summarizing the financial and operational results for the Fund on a quarterly and annual basis, and for annual partners’ meetings;
  • Assist in composing formal communications to limited partners, including on acquisitions, divestments and other material updates; and
  • Assess, track, and respond to inquiries from limited partners.

Fund Model

  • ”Own” the Fund model, and adapt and expand it as necessary; and
  • Liaise with members of the regional fund teams to ensure completeness and accuracy of the model.
     

Job Requirements Including Qualifications and Skills:

The successful candidate will have two to three years’ relevant experience in investment banking, private equity, investor relations or other relevant asset management positions in top-tier institutions.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Be driven by intellectual curiosity and a desire to succeed;
  • Take pride in your work and have a proven ability to “own” tasks and responsibilities;
  • Be an excellent writer with the ability to prepare customized investor materials, respond to RFPs and investor queries, etc. with strong Word and PowerPoint skills;
  • Have strong excel skills and financial modelling experience;
  • Be numerate and have the ability to translate financial results and complex issues into concise and clear messages;
  • Be extremely organized, with excellent attention to detail and follow-through;
  • Thrive in a dynamic business where accuracy, hard work and flexibility are imperative;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate orally and in writing; and
  • University degree required (business or finance preferred).
     

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Macquarie takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.