Finance in Motion is a global impact asset manager focused exclusively on sustainable development in low and middle-income countries. The company develops and advises impact investment funds whose blended finance structures bring together public and private investors to address climate change, strengthen biodiversity conservation, foster the sustainable use of natural resources, improve livelihoods, and promote economic opportunities.

Over the course of its operations, Finance in Motion has unleashed a cumulative total of over EUR 5.4 billion toward these goals in Southeast Europe, the Caucasus, Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa, and sub-Saharan Africa. In addition to investment activities, the funds also provide technical assistance to support investees, foster responsible finance, and maximize impact in the countries they serve.

Since its foundation in 2009, the company has consistently recorded year-on-year growth and expanded into new regions and topics. Due to this ongoing success, Finance in Motion is seeking a
 

Working area:

Risk Management

Location:

Frankfurt a.M., Luxembourg

Working hours:

Full-time / Part-time

Senior Officer – Valuation (m/w/d)

Finance in Motion is looking for an established professional to take over a senior role focusing on asset valuation:

Key responsibilities:

  • Perform regular valuations for debt and equity investments
  • Develop and validate valuation models for illiquid assets, provide rationale to external and internal auditors and regulators
  • Review and validate third-party asset and collateral valuations, their valuation models and methodologies, maintain and develop relationships with those parties
  • Perform quarterly impairment calculations for debt portfolio held at amortized cost in accordance with IFRS 9 based on the existing impairment methodology and internal rating model, in cooperation with the Risk Controlling team
  • Case-by-case analysis of recovery scenarios for credit impaired portfolio (stage 3) in cooperation with Intensive Care team
  • Interact with investment management, credit risk management, risk controlling external and internal auditors, valuation companies and other service providers on topics related to asset valuation
  • Develop and maintain asset valuation policies and procedures in line with industry best practice
  • Provide coaching and guidance to junior staff and other colleagues to develop their knowledge and skillset around valuations

What we expect:

  • Significant professional experience in valuation of illiquid debt and/or private equity, ideally as a part of Big Four, bank or an asset manager.
  • Familiarity with key valuation techniques and standards, relevant certification is of strong advantage
  • Good knowledge of IFRS 9 and its application in practice
  • Proficient in financial / asset price modelling
  • Fully proficient in written and verbal English. Knowledge of Spanish, French or German is considered as an additional advantage
  • Pro-active, creative, self-motivating attitude
  • Ability to interact at different corporate levels and with external parties and stakeholders with confidence and clarity
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work, meet deadlines, and oversee projects
  • Degree in Economics, Business Administration, Finance, or a related field
  • Demonstrable commitment to Finance in Motion´s vision/mission
  • Willing to be based in Frankfurt or Luxemburg

What you can expect:

  • An agile, widely diverse international working environment with over 50 nationalities who are keenly interested in making a positive difference through their work and who share a collaborative, can-do spirit
  • A job that allows you to fully utilize and expand your skills within an innovative, hands-on company culture
  • A purpose-driven, performance-oriented company that rewards above-average results
  • An organization dedicated to providing effective training and upskilling to its employees
Our more than 290 employees working from our 17 offices worldwide are dedicated to promoting sustainable development through market-based finance solutions. If you enjoy tackling complex challenges in a hands-on manner and are seeking an adaptable and motivating work environment, we would very much like to hear from you. Please use our online application system to submit your application.
Human Resources
Steffen Winterholler
Tel: +49 (0)69 271 035 798