Private Equity/Tactical Opportunities – Portfolio Management Program, Analyst Private Equity/Tactical Opportunities – Portfolio  …

Blackstone US
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 07 Sep 19
Blackstone US
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 07 Sep 19
Private Equity/Tactical Opportunities – Portfolio Management Program, Analyst
Job Description:
Private Equity/Tactical Opportunities - Portfolio Management Program, Analyst
Employer: Blackstone

Firm Overview:
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our asset management businesses, with over $457 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Further information is available at Follow Blackstone on Twitter @Blackstone.

Business Unit: Private Equity and Tactical Opportunities Finance

Job Title: Portfolio Management Program - Analyst

Job Description:
Blackstone's Private Equity (PE) and Tactical Opportunities groups are looking for Analysts to join their Portfolio Management Program (PMP) starting around October 2019. The program begins with a three to six month training period at Blackstone's New York City office with hands-on experience working with the Private Equity valuations team. The training period is followed by two to three years of rotational assignments on location at various Private Equity and Tactical Opportunities portfolio companies.

The program is designed to offer accelerated career growth through diverse experiences at portfolio companies in multiple industries. During each assignment, participants will live and work in different geographic regions while building financial skills and gaining exposure to key business and financial leaders. Program participants are given significant responsibility and the opportunity to contribute to business results.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assignments may include: financial planning, operations analysis, treasury / cash management, commercial finance, IPO preparation, pricing initiatives, cost-cutting measures, lean six sigma, acquisition integration, procurement / sourcing, and risk mitigation
  • Locations may be domestic or international depending on need and availability
  • Individual assignments vary from six to eighteen month commitments, with participants expected to complete two years of rotations in aggregate
  • To ensure participant's support and growth, PMP participants will be paired with mentors, attend annual PMP conferences at the Blackstone office, and will attend networking sessions within Blackstone
  • Post-program potential career opportunities include a permanent role at a portfolio companies, a position within Blackstone, or additional rotations at other portfolio companies

  • Three to four years' work experience in financial services
  • Willingness to relocate based on assignment a must
  • Bachelor's Degree in finance, economics, accounting or a quantitative discipline, or experience in the finance field
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to adapt to new challenges in a dynamic and fast-paced environment while managing multiple projects
  • Self-starter who can work independently and meet deadlines with minimal oversight
  • Keen attention to details
  • Ability to prioritize deliverables and meet demanding deadlines
  • Ability to work well within a team-oriented environment or individually
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Previous valuation experience and working knowledge of Capital IQ and Bloomberg are a plus
  • Proficient in Excel and Power Point a must

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or any other category protected by law.
If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete your application, please contact Human Resources at 212-583-5000 (US), +44 (0)20 7451 4000 (EMEA) or +852 3656 8600 (APAC).

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