ASCENTOR Direct Search & Interim Management

Investment Analyst | Private Equity Firm

03 May 2019
21 May 2019
Job category
Financial Analysis
Industry sector
Asset Management
Contract Type
Full Time

On behalf of our client, a leading private equity firm, we are looking for an Investment Analyst.

If you have at least 3 years’ experience in M&A Advisory / Investment Banking / Management Consulting / Transaction Advisory / Business Valuation, we are highly interested to discuss with you about this career opportunity.

Main responsibilities:

  • Providing information that enables the management team to make decisions relating to the investment portfolios;
  • Providing an insight on economic trends and evaluate investment potential;
  • Develop an understanding of financial information, such as financial statements, company accounts and sector data;
  • Financial modelling and projection;
  • Access and understand wider business information such as relevant economic data;
  • Examining and interpreting data from different sources and understanding the impact this will have for investment decision making;
  • Research a set of companies from different industries in depth in order to make informed recommendations to the management team;
  • Participating in due diligence on companies and industries by researching, analyzing financial statements and market data;
  • Analyzing financial information relating to specific companies, e.g. company results, profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow statements to determine how an organisation is positioned to deliver for investors;
  • Keeping up to date with market developments, new investments and all other areas that can affect the markets;
  • Making recommendations, being able to position ideas and articulate to the management team about the risk or payoff for each recommendation.



  • Relevant exposure to financial modelling, business planning, business valuation and financial analyses;
  • Open mind person who is attracted to explore in details the investment opportunities in companies from a wide area of industries;
  • Previous exposure in: M&A Advisory / Investment Banking / Management Consulting / Transaction Advisory / Business Valuation;
  • Focus on FP&A and strategic planning;
  • Previous international experience is considered a plus.