Senior Investment Associate Senior Investment Associate …

in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 04 Mar 21
in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 04 Mar 21
Support the business strategy by providing business insights, analytics and information for decision making based on relevant data. In addition, responsible for analyzing external potential investment opportunities.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Identify and evaluate potential investment opportunities across various lines/sectors with the objectives of diversification and growth
  • Perform investment analysis and feasibility studies and present findings to investment committee
  • Conduct Due Diligence for target investments as well as valuation analysis based on true business drivers
  • Track and monitor performance of asset portfolio through relevant dashboards, KPIs and scorecards.
  • Implement innovative forms of information processing for enhanced business insight, decision making and risk management.
  • Conduct business analytics using advanced quantitative techniques.
  • Prepare and monitor financial forecasts detailing company-specific models used for decision-making purposes.
  • Contribute to the deal sourcing efforts across the various operating units.
  • Perform macro-level analysis to help define the investment strategy for new opportunities as well as decisions regarding current assets.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Engineering or relevant field
  • CFA highly desirable
  • MBA would be a plus


  • 10 years of overall experience (some of this working experience preferably in London/New York) with  progressive responsibilities
  • 3-4 years of direct experience as an M&A, financial or business analyst  
  • Prior experience working with a reputable consultancy, investment firm, or family office with related investment analysis / asset management experience is required.


  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Highly analytical skills are very essential for this position
  • Advanced skills in use of spreadsheets and Business Intelligence software packages
  • Attention to details is a must
  • Must be able to work effectively in a multicultural environment
  • High level of integrity and dependability, with diligent work ethic
  • A strategic visionary with sound technical skills, analytical ability and good judgment.
  • Mastery level knowledge of valuation methods such as DCF
  • Big picture view and understanding of business value drivers
  • Ability to perform Financial Due Diligence and support such process by working with third party advisors
  • Ability to understand market trends and their impact on business lines and forecasts
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