Job description: Analyst will work on a variety of firm matters, including evaluation of new investment opportunities, support of existing portfolio companies, and development of internal reporting/research. The ideal candidate is mature, energetic, and has strong quantitative and analytical abilities. The primary focus of the Analyst will be supporting live deals and high priority portfolio matters as opportunities arise. This role offers the candidate the opportunity to bolster his/her buy side investing experience and provides direct exposure to fund Founders and Partners as well as C-level leaders of the fund’s portfolio companies.
Requirements: The position requires independent thinking, analytical horsepower, internal drive, and excellent communication skills. An understanding of VC / Private Equity corporate valuation, and financial modeling is critical for success in the role. The general responsibilities of the position are as follows:
- Drive discrete pieces of diligence process related to potential new investment opportunities (e.g. comparable companies, industry research, valuation modeling, customer calls) (40% of time)
- Support portfolio companies on key projects such as strategic planning, business development, strategic partnerships, capitalization and financial analyses (20% of time)
- Develop perspective on industry trends to recommend specific sectors for evaluation and potential investment (20% of time)
- Work on internal firm matters which could include portfolio company reporting, investor relations, and firm marketing (20% of time)
The ideal candidate has completed an investment banking analyst program and has been ranked among the top in his/her class or has been in a business development role with a technology startup. Not essential but helpful characteristics include: product/tech experience, involvement with a startup, and an understanding of the consumer and/or technology sector. This is a two-year pre-MBA position.
Base salary + bonus, commensurate with experience
To apply please send email with resume to Chris Hughes firstname.lastname@example.org