COO - SINGLE FAMILY OFFICE
Posted - 22 Oct 2019
Location - CYPRUS
Our client is the Office of a family that has built significant wealth in the retail sector and has since branched out to invest in hospitality and hotels.
They are looking to employ a financially astute and investment savvy COO within the holding company, to take on an oversight, strategic and management responsibility for the portfolio of operating businesses and guide the future investment direction and strategy for the company. Future investment strategy is an important part of the role as it develops, so expertise on Asset Allocation within quoted markets but also investment into operating businesses will be important.
The purpose of the role is to manage and oversee all financial and structural elements of a complex business portfolio with a range of assets which currently include a retail business, Real Estate Development and Hospitality.
You will be responsible for creating procedures and structures in order to financially manage the assets as well as successfully working with the heads of the individual businesses internationally.
This role involves a high level of responsibility and you must be able to demonstrate you have the requisite experience of working for a Family Office and of having a sound financial and commercial background, relevant to varied operating businesses. The role will also involve travel especially in the early stages – in order to understand assets and requirement to develop a successful reporting structure.
The successful candidate will need to have a strong understanding of Finance and Risk, Cash Management, Credit, Dividends and Tax and with the family interests being multi-jurisdictional, international tax understanding is important.
Strong team leader who is comfortable with a flexible organization and coordination across business units and teams
Demonstrates investment process knowledge
Board work and portfolio company’s governance experience, has worked with alternative assets
Experience of working in the CIS environment
CFA or equivalent
Fluently speaking in Russian and English
Package will be competitive for the right candidate and dependent on experience and will be evenly split between fixed element and performance bonus.
This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate and if you are interested, please send your details to firstname.lastname@example.org