Location Paris
Job-type Permanent
Salary €Competitive
Reference 22892

Are you a seasoned financial professional with a strong commitment to driving sustainable urban development and decarbonisation?

Here is an opportunity to join a well-established and purpose-leading private equity investor and leverage your experience in the field.

Our client, with assets under management (AuM) exceeding €5.5 billion and a successful track record of over 20 years, is a leading private equity firm dedicated to energy transition and innovation.

This role will be a part of the Sustainable Cities team, dedicated to the financing of real assets contributing to the decarbonisation of cities. Supporting the growth of developers and operators involved in the eco-friendly transformation of urban construction and mobility. As a Portfolio Manager, you will establish, structure, and develop fund and portfolio management excellence within the Sustainable Cities team.

Location: Paris, France

Key Responsibilities:

Portfolio Company Level:

  • Define and collect financial, operational, and ESG Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to compile comprehensive Fund reports. This involves establishing metrics for Portfolio companies.

  • Actively engage in regular meetings with Portfolio companies.

  • Structure and manage the capital calls of Portfolio companies.

  • Participate in the financing/refinancing activities of Portfolio companies at both the asset and HoldCo level.

Fund Level:

  • Gather, organise, and keep up to date the quarterly reports for the Funds, covering financial, operational, and ESG aspects to provide insights into the Fund's performance.

  • Manage the structuring and monitoring of capital calls for the Fund.

  • Sustain the Fund's Business Plan, which outlines its objectives, strategies, and financial projections.

  • Coordinate the valuation process for Portfolio companies.

Key Requirements:

  • University degree in finance, economics, or a related field (MBA or CFA preferred).

  • 3 -5 years of experience in financial analysis, data collection and report preparation, both in non-financial and financial disclosures in the real assets sector, gained either in industry, audit services, consultancy, or a finance institution.

  • Good understanding of the energy transition and implications for real assets holdings.

  • Strong financial modelling skills and proficiency in financial analysis, valuation, and investment appraisal.

  • Ability to critically gather and analyse data, draw meaningful insights, and make informed investment decisions.

  • Strong Excel modelling ability is required.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment.

  • Demonstrated track record of achieving results and meeting deadlines.

  • Solid understanding of financial markets, investment products, and risk management.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and comfort working in a lean, dedicated, and highly motivated team.

  • Fluent in spoken and written French and English. Another European language is a plus.

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to leverage and further develop your investment skills with a leading private equity firm committed to mobilising capital towards sustainable urban development and decarbonisation of critical assets for European cities.

If you have the skills and experience required to add value to a high-performing team, please apply with your English CV using the link below. For more information, please get in touch with Julene Aedo at julene.aedo@acre.com.