Investment Senior Analyst/Junior Associate

Location London
Discipline: Private & Public Markets
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Owen Stafford

Contact email: owen.stafford@venturesearch.com
Job ref: 2041
Published: about 1 month ago
Investment Associate

The Opportunity

We are partnered with a VC firm who are seeking an Investment Associate with a strong investment background to join the team. We wish to identify someone with a true passion for impact investing and a hunger to grow in an entrepreneurial environment. As a small team, the firm have a collegiate, start-up feel, which means that each team member is able to make a real impact from the offset and the trajectory for growth is rapid. 

Desired Candidate

The key responsibilities of the successful candidate will include, but are not limited to:
Be a gatekeeper for all portfolio company activities, including:
  • Critically reviewing of all materials receive.
  • Providing analysis of performance and preparations for exit.
  • Reviewing Board materials and assisting the Partners to prepare for meeting. 
  • Tracking of monthly/quarterly financial information. 
  • Financial modelling incl. capitalization tables, shareholding analysis, operating models, cash flow forecasts, comparable-based and DCF valuations. 
  • Analysis and support for execution of new funding rounds, acquisitions, disposals, spin-offs, IPOs, strategic sales and participation in negotiation of terms.
Education & Experience
  • 3-4 years’ experience in a reputable investment bank or private equity / venture capital firm, with demonstrable transaction experience. 
  • Candidates with relevant experience in corporate finance or transaction services will also be considered. 
  • Experience with life sciences investments is essential, although at the least a candidate must express a natural curiosity in the subject and eagerness to learn more about the sector.