Career Opportunity: VP, Asset Management in Dallas or New York City

Posted by Steve Flynn on 12/7/15 9:00 AM

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Our client is seeking a Vice President to join their team. The Vice President is responsible for the management of operating companies and/or distressed assets.  The position requires a strong ability to co-develop strategy to improve performance with the operating company’s executive management team and to drive execution to meet the monetization strategy for the asset(s) including M&A, balance sheet restructuring, etc. If you are interested in learning more or applying, please visit job #199 on our careers website, or contact Steve Flynn at

Location:  Dallas or New York City

Essential Functions:

  • Working collaboratively with the operating company’s executive management team to shape and develop strategy, operational and financial targets
  • Providing strategic leadership to the investment’s management team, while also holding the management team accountable to drive to execution and deliver against goals and objectives
  • Collaborating with the investment team to ensure that Fund goals and business plan objectives align with the operating company’s strategy
  • Developing and executing Fund strategy for monetizing the investment while ensuring the alignment of the monetization strategy and the operating company’s strategies
  • Assessment of executive management team, with responsibility for aligning incentives and identification and retention of key talent
  • Continuously evaluating and optimizing exit strategy (ie, IPO, further M&A, balance sheet management) for investment returns
  • Analyze impact of various M&A, financing and operating alternatives on Fund monetization strategy and returns
  • Overseeing and managing all equity and debt capital markets activities to ensure alignment to the Fund’s strategies
  • Maintain asset(s) investment banking relationships, with a focus on monitoring and developing capital markets, acquisition and divestiture opportunities
  • Oversee development of complex financial valuation and return models
  • Oversee preparation of presentation materials and assist with ad hoc projects
  • Supervise associate and analyst team members, with a purpose of driving business results and professional development
  • Drive operational and financial due diligence efforts associated with new investment opportunities

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated experience shaping strategic agendas to unlock value
  • Ability to work directly with management teams to influence strategic direction and execution
  • Financial modeling and quantitative skills
  • Knowledge of financial statements, valuations and cash flows; ability to work with detailed financial or other data and to understand and communicate macro implications
  • Demonstrated financial transaction experience including deal structuring, negotiation, and execution
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing with all levels of management
  • Excellent project management and problem solving skills
  • Ability to navigate smoothly between strategic planning and tactical details
  • Ability to work autonomously and as a member of a team; Ability to effectively manage a team
  • High attention to detail and accountability in analytical assessments, but with the aptitude to maintain a big picture perspective
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, deadline-driven environment with low to moderate supervision
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter with the ability to multi-task
  • Must display a flexible attitude and have the ability to manage change effectively


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics or related business field
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) a plus


  • 7-9 years of progressive work experience inclusive of executive level management experience
  • Experience with top-tier strategic consulting firm preferred
  • Experience in a fast-paced investment bank, hedge fund or private equity firm preferred with successful track record in negotiating, closing and executing transactions

Computer Skills:

  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint (Microsoft Office Suite 2003/2007)
  • Efficiency in Excel, including ability to summarize data via formulas, lookups, Pivot Tables, conditional formatting, etc.

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
Preferred Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science 
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration
Preferred Certifications
  • N/A
Preferred Work Status
  • U.S. Citizen
  • U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)
  • H1B Visa
Willingness to Travel
  • Yes
Carried Interest
  • No
Stock Options
  • No

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