Internship – Mandates Fund Finance – 6 months –starting date: July 2019

  • nach Vereinbarung
  • Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany
  • Internships & Graduate Trainee, Full time
  • Ardian Germany GmbH
  • 2019-01-04

Ardian, founded in 1996 and led by Dominique Senequier, is the world's 4th largest private investment company with assets of US $72 billion managed or advised in Europe, North America and Asia. The company keeps entrepreneurship at its heart and delivers strong investment performance to its global investor base while fuelling growth in economies across the world. Ardian's investment process holds three values at its core: excellence, loyalty and entrepreneurship.

Ardian maintains a truly global network, with more than 530 employees working through 15 offices in Paris, London, New York, Beijing, Frankfurt, Jersey, Luxembourg, Milan, Singapore, Zurich, Madrid, San Francisco, Tokyo, Santiago and Seoul. The company offers its over 700 investors a diversified choice of funds covering the full range of private market asset classes, of which Funds of Funds (Primary, Early Secondary and Secondary), Direct Funds including Infrastructure, Expansion, Mid Cap Buyout, Ardian Innovation & Growth, Co-Investment, Private Debt and more recently Real Estate. www.ardian.com

Job Description

The Mandates Fund Finance team is composed of 13 professionals in Paris and 3 in Frankfurt. The Fund Finance role is to oversee and manage all of the analytical, financial and accounting aspects of the corresponding mandates investing in private equity funds.

The Fund Finance Intern will be involved in the following tasks:

- Analysis and reporting of Portfolio and Investors performances of each investment vehicle
- Preparation of quarterly valuations of funds to be reported to the valuation committee
- Prepare Reportings for investors on a regular and ad-hoc basis
- Communicate with the teams involved in the exchange of information both financial and
accounting:

  • Front Office with the different offices in Paris, London, New York, Singapore etc.
  • Administrators based both in Jersey and Luxembourg

- Monitoring and control of fund cash flows both at Investor and Portfolio level
- Control and review of accounting and quarterly financial statements of the funds including
liaising with external fund administrators and fund accountants
- Use the It Tools to their full extent to fulfill the above duties (eFront/Business Object)
- Support on diverse IT projects

Required Skills

- Drive for results - delivers high quality work
- Team player & cross-cultural awareness - works effectively in a team. Collaborates and shares
information and solutions with colleagues, with other teams and stakeholders
- Strong analytical mindset
- Organized & Motivated

Profile

The Fund Finance Intern is based in Frankfurt - Germany for a duration of 6 months and should have the following exposure:

- Strong academic in Finance or Management (Business School or equivalent)
- Good German speaker
- English fluent
- Strong inter-personally - this person will need to be inquisitive by nature and enjoy multiple
challenges
- Excellent handling of Excel
- Practice background of previous working experience/ internship in an Investment Fund, Audit or Private Equity would be much appreciated

Please send your application (CV + Cover letter) to frankfurt-recruiting@ardian.com