New Career Opportunity: Private Equity Associate (Chicago)

Posted by Steve Flynn on 5/4/18 7:19 AM

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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 learning more, please visit job #273 on our careers website.

Start Date: August / September 2018

Position 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

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

Compensation: Includes base salary and bonus

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

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