Johannesburg: Private Equity

The client is a leading investment company focused primarily on investing locally raised capital in the Sub-Saharan region of Africa. They are recruiting for a Private Equity Analyst to play a prominent part in the investment process, due diligence and modeling.

General Summary

As part of a precision team you will play a prominent part in the investment process, due diligence and modeling. You will be required to research target companies and industries and provide reports to the Managing Director.

Working closely with the investment team your main responsibilities will be to build thorough, accurate and flexible financial models, while supporting the transaction principally in managing the acquisition process and liaising with internal and external clients. Your remit will also include certain asset management activities and investor marketing and operational issues, as well as assisting in recruitment of the team.

Skills & Knowledge required

You will be a well presented, motivated and articulate individual post graduation, pre-MBA, with 3- 4 years of relevant experience and able to interpret financial statements. Knowledge of the Energy or Utilities sector would be an advantage.

For the right candidate, this is a perfect first step into private equity and offers excellent experience and exposure with an immediately recognized and respected firm. Bi-lingual in French and English would be preferred however a good command of the English language is essential for this position.

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