Career Opportunity: Private Equity Associate in Chicago

Posted by Steve Flynn on 8/9/18 6:30 PM

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August / September 2018

Our private equity client is searching for a Pre-MBA Associate to join its investment team. The Associate will work directly with the firm’s three senior investment professionals as a key member of the team. The Associate will gain in-depth investment experience, significant responsibility, management team exposure, and negotiation skills. 

If you are interested in applying for the position, you can apply to job #273 on our careers website.

Responsibilities: The Associate's responsibilities will include various aspects of deal execution and portfolio management including:

  • Evaluating investment opportunities
  • Conducting extensive company and industry due diligence
  • Creating detailed financial models and analyzing valuations
  • Reviewing acquisition documents, including purchase agreements and financing documents
  • Interfacing with legal and accounting advisors, lending partners, and industry consultants
  • Monitoring and evaluating performance of new and existing portfolio companies
  • Communicating with portfolio company management as well as potential management

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will thrive in a small team, will be able to handle multiple roles and responsibilities, and will have the following characteristics:

  • Two to five years of work experience with at least two years at a top tier investment bank, strategy consulting firm or private equity firm
  • Undergraduate degree with a strong academic record  
  • Record of high achievement, superior maturity, and integrity
  • Highly motivated self-starter with strong work ethic, analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Strong and proven financial modeling and valuation expertise
  • Professional written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to effectively and thoughtfully interact with senior management teams, investment bankers and investors
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Ties to the Midwest strongly preferred

Education: Bachelor’s degree

Compensation: Includes base salary and bonus

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