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Valuations Vice President / Senior Associate


New York

Job description

Position: Valuations Vice President/ Senior Associate

Reports to: Director of Valuations

About Wafra:

Wafra Inc. (“Wafra” or the “Firm”) is a leading global investment firm currently managing approximately $32 billion in assets and commitments across a variety of asset strategies. Behind our investment strategies are talented professionals, principally in New York and other financial centers, who bring expertise and experience to deliver strategic, reward-focused solutions. Wafra seeks to provide long-term investment return solutions that span not just years, but generations.

Department/Position Summary:

Wafra pursues excellence in all areas of its operations and activities; the Wafra Operations Department (“Operations”) and Valuations Team is no exception. The Operations team is currently comprised of approximately forty CPAs, CFAs, and Finance professionals with significant prior experience that includes leading financial institutions and Big Four accounting firms who collectively make up a diverse and dynamic team. The Operations team provides services to the firm’s investors and investment teams, including Fund Accounting and Financial Reporting, Investment Valuation, Investor Services, Middle Office, and Trade Processing, Settlement and Reconciliation.

Wafra is currently seeking a motivated Senior Associate or Vice President to join the existing team and to take ownership of a subset of the quarterly valuations for certain Wafra products. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated background in analysis, presentation, communication, and working cross-functionally.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Build and prepare valuation support (income and market) for Wafra investments
• Collaborate with investment teams to understand original underwriting and ongoing considerations Collect key metrics from investment contacts (CFOs, coos) to track performance and understand status of operating initiatives
• Present valuation results regularly to Wafra executives and key investors
• Collaborate with investment teams to develop qualitative updates for inclusion in client and management reporting
• Implement processes and controls to improve valuation and reporting standards Work closely with third parties and auditors to present and support valuations


• 3-5 years of work experience in corporate finance role, some valuation experience a plus Deep understanding of private equity business model
• BS/BA/MBA in finance, accounting or related field
• CFA or CFA candidate preferred
• Strong Excel skills and demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and confidently
• Team-oriented approach to work

Wafra and its subsidiaries (the “Company”) require that new hires be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, except those individuals who qualify for a medical or a religious accommodation under applicable law. All duties and responsibilities of this role are expected to be conducted on-site at the Company offices.

Please send your resume to [email protected] with the subject line “Vice President/Senior Associate Valuations”


This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

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