Analyst - Private Markets Analyst - Private Markets …

Universities Superannuation Scheme Limited
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Sep 21
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Universities Superannuation Scheme Limited
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Sep 21
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Posted by:
Oliver Cannon • Executive Recruitment Partner
Posted by:
Oliver Cannon
Executive Recruitment Partner
The successful candidate will join a pool of Analysts and Associates working across all investment strategies within Private Markets Group (PMG). For the first two years after joining PMG, Analysts will rotate across the main investment areas within PMG in order to develop a broad understanding of all aspects of private markets investing, strategy and asset management.

Key responsibilities

  • As part of the investment team, working across multiple transactions, your responsibilities will include:
  • Investment due diligence (quantitative modelling and qualitative analysis of investment opportunities including preparation and review of commercial and technical due diligence);
  • Co-authoring of Approval and Investment Committee papers and, subsequently, help to present these materials at committee stage;
  • Collaboration with internal stakeholders including tax, investment legal, operational due diligence and compliance;
  • Co-ordination of external advisors including investment banks, General Partners (GPs), external counsel and technical advisors
  • Help to assess potential investment opportunities and macro themes alongside the PMG strategy team;
  • Initiate and build relationships across advisory network and with investment professional peers;
  • Assist asset management activities across PMG including interaction with GPs and oversight of their fund performance, interaction with senior management at the companies in which PMG invests in and attendance at shareholder meetings, monitoring of company performance against pre-determined financial and non-financial objectives, participation in value add and transformation activities

 

Your experience

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • Post-graduation experience with a background in financial services, ideally in an investment context (investment management, investment banking, corporate finance, accounting, ratings agency, financial law or consulting)
  • Prior exposure to private markets considered advantageous but not a prerequisite for the role
  • Critical thinker with strong analytical and numerical skills that can be applied to company valuation and financial analysis, modelling skills considered a plus although training will be provided
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to develop internal and external relationships
  • A strong team player contributing to a supportive and collaborative working environment
  • Good work ethic and a self-starter
  • Ability to work in the UK with occasional travel to Europe, US and Australia

 

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