Analyst (Private Equity)

Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $100,000.00 - $120,000.00
Date: 4/19/2017
Job ID: 02474310
Job Description

Middle Market Private Equity Firm—Downtown Chicago—Salary Commensurate with Experience

Note from Hiring Manager

  • 2+ years I-banking experience in M&A at a recognized firm.
  • MBA not required
  • No relocation.
  • Targeting 2-3 years of experience, valuation experience from the Big 4 will be considered.
  • Extensive modeling experience required.
  • Hierarchy—Analyst, Associate, Principle.

Position Summary of Analyst

Seeking analysts with a passion for advancing in a career within the private equity industry and seek to contribute excellence in all work product performed. Company’s culture is built on a teamwork philosophy and a passion for relentless execution on data analysis and due diligence. The analyst will work on a variety of assignments, including financial modeling performed for acquisitions and performing various deep ad-hoc analysis on components of a target company’s financial data.

Minimum Education & Experience of Analyst

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or Management (with concentration in finance) or MBA from accredited college or university.
  • 2+ years relevant finance experience, investment banking experience preferred.
  • Computer proficiency and ability to maximize applications of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong analytical, comprehension, and problem solving skills as well as verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to master new tasks and industries quickly.
  • Demonstrate leadership experience and strong personal integrity.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments and manage rapidly changing assignments in a team environment.
  • Commitment to obtaining outstanding results.

Duties & Responsibilities of Analyst

  • Perform valuation analysis on wide range of private companies within various industries using accepted and relevant approaches and theory.
  • Design and work with financial models for valuation purposes.
  • Perform on site support to management of company’s portfolio companies.
  • Independently gather data pertinent to target company including company site visits.
  • Assist in preparation and presentation of results of analysis in a clear and concise manner.
  • Contribute directly to development of proposals and presentations communicated to current and prospective companies.
  • Preform in-depth client, industry, market, and competitor research.