New Job Associate, Private Equity In British Columbia

Associate, Private Equity
Associate, Private Equity

Associate, Private Equity

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : Details not provided
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

BCI’s Private Equity team manages a $24.8 billion global portfolio of diversified and high-performing investments in privately held companies (directly and indirectly via fund commitments). We leverage our global network and our sector focus to generate leading performance for our clients.
Closing Date: July 9, 2023
Please Note: This position is in Victoria, BC. We will provide relocation assistance to the successful candidate.
BCI’s Direct Private Equity team is seeking an outstanding Associate to join our team in Victoria, BC. The successful candidate will play an integral role in evaluating and supporting direct investments and private equity fund commitments in strategic partners. Key activities will include assisting in developing sector investment theses, evaluating investment opportunities, executing transactions, monitoring the performance of portfolio companies, and supporting management teams or strategic partners in value-creation initiatives, such as follow-on M&A, financings, or strategic programs. Associates drive action by fostering collaborative relationships with stakeholders, demonstrating a long-term value investing mindset, and exhibiting excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • An undergraduate degree, distinguished by academic achievement
  • 2+ years of post-undergraduate experience in a relevant field (i.e. private equity, investment banking, management consulting, etc.)
  • Strong skills in financial modeling, analysis, valuation, and research
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • High degree of attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively manage projects under pressure and within tight deadlines
  • Solid business acumen and judgement
  • Ability to function both independently and as part of a high-performance team
  • Familiarity with business software and analytical tools like Capital IQ
  • Preparedness for extensive travel
  • Valid work authorization in Canada
  • Progress towards or completion of a CFA, CPA, or Master's degree in business/economics
Investment Analysis and Execution
  • Supports the preliminary analysis of investment opportunities, reviews public information, meets with management teams and develops valuation frameworks
  • Develops investment thesis and identifies merits, risks, and mitigating factors for potential investment opportunities
  • Coordinates and completes most due diligence sections with minimal guidance and can complete advanced sections with guidance. Takes a structured approach with appropriate level of analysis in various workstreams of due diligence
  • Takes a proactive role in reviewing and challenging financial projections
  • Synthesizes findings, key analysis and supporting documents in an organized and documented manner
  • Writes effective screeners, deal alerts and investment memorandums, and assists in coordinating the internal review/approval process
  • Interacts effectively with third party advisors as well as with BCI internal groups (e.g. legal, tax, risk, etc.)
  • Works as an integrated part of deal teams, supporting the diligence of commercial, financial, tax, legal, governance, human resource and ESG aspects of prospective investments
Portfolio Monitoring and Oversight
  • Monitors assigned investments identifying relevant opportunities and risks including: tracking/evaluating performance metrics; ongoing review against original investment thesis and strategic fit; and significant changes impacting the company, valuation issues and industry developments
  • Supports the development of tracking tools and processes to ensure sustained long-term returns and delivery of value-creation initiatives
  • Systematically develops objective and rigorous views on the long-term health and potential of companies within the portfolio
Projects/Ongoing Knowledge
  • Keeps up to date on industry and private equity trends
  • Works on specific projects to enhance team capabilities
  • Develops key strategic relationships with co-sponsor partners, consultants/advisors, limited partners, internal resources, etc.
With our values as our anchor, it’s our people that help shape employee-focused initiatives and who create the environment we work in each day – all of which further strengthens our culture. BCI has been recognized as one of
Canada’s Top 100 Employers
– for the fourth consecutive year - and has built programs and benefits to support all our employees, including;
  • Extended health and dental coverage, start on your first day of work. We have you covered!
  • Eligibility to the defined benefit
    BC Public Service Pension Plan
    providing you with a secure retirement income.
  • Time off includes: 20 days vacation, 6 paid sick days, 6 paid personal days, and 2 paid days for volunteering – to support physical, mental, and community health.
  • A hybrid schedule offering you the flexibility to work from home up to two days a week.
  • Annual wellness allowance to support an active lifestyle well as physical well-being when working at home.
  • On-going learning through our in-house mentoring program, professional dues support, tuition reimbursement, and online and in-house learning.
  • As a pilot program in 2023, we are offering ‘work from anywhere in the world for up to 1-month’.
  • Our telehealth provider
    connects you and your family to virtual healthcare appointments.
At BCI, we value diversity and believe in fostering an inclusive culture where all employees can be successful.
We are performance and client focused and value integrity; if you share these values, we want to know you.
We recognize that some skills can be learned on the job and encourage all to apply.
If you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations), contact us at .
We would like to hear from you!