Analyst Alternative Investment Administration

Heerlen | HBO, WO | Vermogensbeheer, Pensioenadministratie | Voltijd
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Are you the meticulous and quality driven Analyst we are looking for within the Alternative Investments Administration (AIA) back office team? Do you possess well-developed communication and analytical skills? Does taking ownership for projects in a challenging environment not frighten you AND do you have proven project management skills. Then we would love to hear your story.

As an  Analyst you are a natural born team player while working with considerable autonomy. In this challenging role you are responsible for the correct processing of all related events related to our portfolio of Alternative Investments, consisting amongst others out of Real Estate, Infrastructure, Private Equity and other Alternative Real Assets.  This role is a financial accounting and related controls/process role with exposure to several stakeholders involved. The Analyst we are looking for is amongst others the  content related go-to person for the officers and associates in the team, primary point of contact for the other  teams within Operations and for Portfolio Management. The  Analyst is dedicated to their success. Based on your knowledge and experience, you will initiate and coordinate improvements within the AIA domain, but also within Operations. A role as supervisor will be part of the job. You will be taking the lead in several challenging process/way of working improvement projects. In addition you can act as a sparring partner for the  team manager for a variety of topics.

The Alternative Investment Administration (AIA) is part of Asset Management Operations. The objectives of the Alternative Investment Administration team are to deliver accurate, timely and high quality alternative products and services, amongst others: deal implementation (deal set up in (financial) systems) , commitment administration, processing of events, investment  monitoring, daily, monthly and quarterly valuations review and data processing, costs reporting and valuation back testing.


We are looking for an enthusiastic, inspirational colleague who can cope with stress, is convincing, decisive, focused on delivering quality. A proactive work attitude comes natural to you and you possess well-developed analytical and social skills. You are meticulous and are able to collaborate easily with colleagues inside and outside the team. Your well-developed communication skills enable you to convey information clearly. You are a problem solver with an independent thinking pattern who is able to identify/pinpoint a problem and develop several solutions autonomously  and at the same time involve stakeholders in this process. You possess the ability to think and act at different levels within the organization. You switch easily between high level concepts and related details.

The ideal candidate will have worked at a BIG 4 audit firm up to at least the level of senior, being occupied with international clients there and subsequently transferred already to a (business) finance role as financial controller.

Furthermore we ask for:
  • Professional and intellectual level obtained through higher professional education with around 10 years of work experience OR a University education with around 8 years of work experience;
  • An audit background (RA) within one of the Big Four audit firm is a distinct advantage;
  • Relevant work experience within a Global Asset Management environment is an advantage but no must.;
  • Proven track record for  management of (part of) projects .
  • Proven track record of having mentored/supervised junior colleagues in a financial role.
Intrinsic behaviour to want to fully understand matters and eagerness to want to take the lead in reaching the best solution possible.
  • You are constantly seeking ways to improve processes and know how to include your colleagues in this;
  • Good communication skills in English and in Dutch (spoken and written);
  • Location Heerlen


APG is a pension provider that organizes the pensions for 4.5 million people on behalf of several pension funds. We provide the pensions of one in every five families in the Netherlands.
APG Asset Management is one of the largest pension asset managers in the world. We leverage all our experience, expertise and innovative power to invest the pension assets of our clients and their participants cost effectively. We contribute to a quality, affordable pension by achieving a stable, sustainable long-term return with responsible risks. For APG Asset Management, innovation and personal development are the way to keep a leading edge in pension asset management. Do you love your profession as well as a challenge? APG Asset Management offers plenty of challenges.
APG believes good employment practices are essential. In addition to a market level salary, a quality pension scheme and a year-end bonus, we also offer extensive opportunity in training and personal development. APG is proud to have earned the Top Employer and Top ICT Employer titles since 2008.
We believe that diversity promotes a broader vision and better decision-making. Engagement and respecting cultural differences contribute to our corporate objectives. We like to invite you to apply.

Wie zijn wij?

For more information about this position, please contact Wim van Empel, Senior Corporate Recruiter, +31(0) 6 12973427 or via If you are the person we are looking for, click on the apply button, complete the form and upload your CV and covering letter.