New Career Opportunity: Senior Analyst (Phoenix)

Posted by Steve Flynn on 9/14/21 7:52 AM

Our client is seeking a senior analyst to join their Phoenix, AZ office.

They are an entrepreneurially driven private investment firm founded in 2002. The firm makes investments across industries with significant holdings in consumer, retail, e-commerce, sports, media, and technology. They are not a fund – they utilize a strategy of concentration, not diversification – they are extremely selective and support each investment with their full attention and resources. They think long-term, move quickly and operate in true alignment with management.

Their passion is to invest, acquire businesses and create value in areas that are underserved or undergoing rapid transformation. Their mission is to “do well and do good” and partner with passionate, world-class, entrepreneurial teams. 

If you are interested in applying for the position, you can apply to job #375 on our careers website.

Position Summary:

Assist senior professionals in all phases of private equity investment and portfolio management activities, including:

  • Opportunity identification and evaluation
  • Execution of due diligence 
  • Structuring of transactions, negotiation of financing
  • Portfolio company management and development including board meeting participation
  • Development of additional investment targets 

Preferred Background of Candidates: 

  • One to two years of experience in investment banking, private equity, or m&a consulting (pre-deal) 
  • Experience with financial statement analysis, modeling, accounting principles
  • Ability to quickly assess positive and negative attributes of potential investments
  • Experience in mergers and acquisitions and leveraged finance beneficial
  • Candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated track record of academic success and/or professional pursuits
  • High degree of personal and professional accountability 
  • Demonstrated ability to internalize feedback and improve through coaching and training
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Self-motivated with a high degree of initiative
  • Exceptional work ethic and a deep sense of accountability
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Ties to Arizona or a desire to be in Arizona

Position Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate investment opportunities
  • Strategic assessment including:  market size and growth, industry competitive intensity, nature of customer relationships, strength of management, competitive advantage
  • Modeling financial returns:  develop 3 statement financial projections, model returns with different financial structures and levels of company performance
  • Conduct due diligence
  • Play significant role in fundamental business due diligence
  • Manage outside service providers for accounting, legal, environmental, insurance, benefits, and market research due diligence
  • Assist senior investment professionals in negotiating transaction documents
  • Participate in portfolio company management
  • Monitor performance, determine key drivers of variance from projections
  • Work with management teams and boards of directors in developing and executing major strategic or financial initiatives (e.g., acquisitions, re-financings)
  • Identify and assess macro industry trends that could impact company performance 
  • Assist in development of additional investment targets (e.g., complete analysis of industries that may warrant focused deal creation efforts)

Compensation: Competitive private equity industry compensation

Preferred Degrees
Bachelor of Science,
Bachelor of Arts,
Bachelor of Business Administration

Preferred Certifications

Preferred Work Status
U.S. Citizen,
U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)

Willingness to Travel

Carried Interest

Stock Options

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity or applying to the position, please visit job #375 on the careers website.

Apply: Senior Analyst

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