Career Opportunity: Associate, Capital Team in Dallas, TX

Posted by Steve Flynn on 9/29/15 9:06 AM

Our client is seeking an Associate to join their team in Dallas, TX. The Associate will be a member of the team primarily focused on the management and monetization of one or more assets and/or operating companies.  The Associate will support the Director of the Capital Team with capital analysis and management. If you are interested in learning more or applying, please visit job #197 on our careers website, or contact Steve Flynn at

Location:  Dallas, TX

Report to:  Director

Department:  Opportunity Fund - Asset Management

Essential Functions:

  • Drive timely communication and reporting between the operating company team and Fund leadership
  • Structure/build detailed financial models to support reporting requirements
  • Analyze impact of various operational scenarios on portfolio company capital structures; provide potential advice and solutions to mitigate risk
  • Oversee and advise on capital expenditure decisions across the portfolio
  • Manage investment capital requirements and process all funding requests
  • Drive the quarterly portfolio company valuation process
  • Provide support in new financings, including review of commitment papers, credit agreements and bond indentures
  • Evaluate current banking relationships and ensure return on fees awarded and credit outstanding
  • Monitor portfolio company debt levels and recommend investments when sensible
  • Ensure visibility into debt covenant compliance across portfolio
  • Provide support to asset management initiatives of existing investments including but not limited to financial analysis, developing business plans and other ad hoc strategic projects
  • Author presentation materials and supporting documentation
  • Understand key industry trends and investment implications
  • Assist in investor reporting

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong financial modeling and quantitative skills
  • Knowledge of financial statements, valuations and cash flows
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing with all levels of management
  • Ability to work with detailed financial or other data and to understand and vocalize concerns and macro implications
  • Ability to work autonomously and as a member of a team; team player with a positive attitude
  • High attention to detail and accountability in analytical assessments, but with the aptitude to maintain a big picture perspective
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment
  • Strong business judgment and decision making
  • Hard working, detail-oriented, and committed to producing great end results
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work and manage time
  • Excellent project management and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, deadline-driven environment with low to moderate supervision
  • Self-starter with the ability to multi-task
  • A self-teacher and quick learner able to pick up the technical skills necessary for any project
  • Ability to independently author presentations in Word and PowerPoint


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics or related business field required
  • MBA preferred


  • 4 years of work experience required
  • Leveraged finance background preferred

Computer Skills:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) required
  • Expert Excel skills required

Desired Organizational Competencies:

  • Accountability - Demonstrates a commitment to and responsibility for accomplishing individual, team and business objectives
  • Drive - Consistently achieves challenging goals/objectives, and demonstrates an ability to create value and maximize results
  • Planning- Identifies business needs, problems and risks proactively, and develops well founded plans that specify strategies, actions/solutions, risk mitigants and desired results
  • Critical Thinking / Judgment - Commits to an action after developing alternative solutions that are based on logical assumptions and factual information and that take into consideration resources risks and organizational values
  • Adaptability - Exhibits the capacity to successfully change and evolve one’s actions, opinions and behavior as a result of changing priorities or environment
  • Communication Skills - Proactively communicates in the appropriate medium with clarity and focus at the right level to ensure delivery has the appropriate impact
  • Influential Leadership - Leads with confidence and conviction, and is able to establish credibility, trust, and respect among team members
  • Team Work - Fosters collaboration among team members and business partners, and uses capabilities to achieve team goals

Compensation / Benefits Package:

Salary:  commensurate with experience

Bonus:  discretionary annual bonus

Vacation/Sick:  19 days per year on PTO plan

Parking:  Company-paid, covered garage parking

Dress Code:  Business Casual

Benefits:  Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Short and Long Term Disability, Basic and Voluntary Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Child Care Subsidy, Tuition Reimbursement, Discounted Athletic Membership

If you are interested in learning more or applying, please visit job #197 on our careers website, or contact Steve Flynn at

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