Associate, Private Equity Analyst, Entry Level

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Department overview

As a market leader in the provision of illiquid portfolio pricing valuation services, our Portfolio Equity professionals assist clients in the post-trade valuation of alternative investments, specifically for debt and equity positions for which there are no "active market" quotations available.

Position summary

The Private Equity Delivery Analyst will deliver a range of valuation services specifically to the alternative investment community including private equity and hedge funds, banks, institutional investors and fund administrators, in connection with provision of post-trade valuations for their alternative investment positions.

Duties & accountabilities

The Delivery Analysts duties include:

  • Performing valuations on a wide range of illiquid investments across industries and geographies using Markits valuation methodologies
  • Reporting valuation results to clients and handling client queries
  • Contributing to the design and enhancement of the financial models used to perform valuations
  • Working with management to maintain client relationships
  • Attending relevant industry events to broaden your knowledge and experience within the alternative asset industry

Business competencies

Education and experience

Part qualified accountant or CFA candidate currently working to obtain qualification

Solid experience of constructing and reviewing valuation models and other financial models including: DCF, comparable company, commodity contracts / forecasts, and other intangible asset models

Experience of responding to client price challenges

Knowledge of software packages including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Commercial awareness

In-depth knowledge of several industry sectors, e.g. Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals, Food & Drug Retailing, Healthcare Providers & Services, or Software & IT Services

Experience of maintaining client relationships

Management requirements

Experience in prioritising tasks in order to deliver valuations

Ability to coordinate with internal teams across a variety of functions

Personal competencies

Personal impact

Exceptional energy, drive and stamina

Flexible and able to adapt to changing situations

Strong influential skills


Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Strong verbal and written communication skills


Strong team player

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Full time
US,TX,Dallas,5430 LBJ Freeway, Texas, United States