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Private Equity Associate

Insight San Francisco, CA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Investment Associate  Private Equity 
The company is a late stage venture capital / growth equity firm based in San Francisco. They invest in life science technology, medical device, and healthcare enterprise software businesses via growth financings and acquisitions/buyouts.
Job Description:
The firm is recruiting for an Associate to join its investment team. The position’s main responsibility will be to support the evaluation of new investment opportunities through research, outreach, analysis, diligence, and transaction execution to help find and invest in high quality businesses and managers. The Associate will work with all members of the investment team, as the company is a non-hierarchical, team-oriented firm. The Associate must have excellent communication and analytical skills, as well as the highest integrity and self- motivation. This position offers the opportunity for advancement for the right candidate.

  • Investment Analysis
  • Build detailed company financial models and investment returns analyses
  • Conduct market research: market size/growth, competitive landscape, M&A, valuation          
  • Develop investment memos 
  • Transaction Execution/Support 
  • Assist with due diligence, transaction documentation, and interactions with management, customers, and industry experts  
  • Lead certain of these work streams 
  • Outbound Sourcing and Research 
  • Conduct market research using various primary and secondary sources to identify target companies and sectors
  • Proactively develop and explore investment themes
  • Develop relationships with partners (e.g. investment bankers, industry experts and organizations)
  • Provide updates to team regarding important news developments in target markets 
  • Portfolio Company Analytics                                                                                                    
  • Track portfolio company financials
  • Analyze and report on portfolio company performance    
  • Identify issues and opportunities for improvement 
  • Fund Operations                                                                                                                        
  • Maintain fund valuation database
  • Maintain comparable database
  • Develop internal and investor presentations and communications
  • Track sourcing and research efforts through proprietary CRM database 
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience (investment banking, private equity, strategy consulting, or corporate finance) and formal training in accounting and Excel modeling 
  • Relevant healthcare or life science industry knowledge, experience, and interest strongly preferred 
  • Demonstrated analytical and quantitative skills, including financial modeling, effective organization and communication capabilities, and strong writing aptitude 
  •  Ability to synthesize information from disparate sources into clearly communicated conclusions 
  •  Strong academic credentials
  •  Outstanding prior professional performance, earning highest praise and reviews from  internal and external colleagues 
  • Personal Attributes:  Impeccable ethical and personal conduct standards. Strong oral and written communication.
  •  Ability and desire to work in a team environment 
  •  Proactive, with a strong sense of urgency and good self-management discipline 
  •  Organized and efficient, with ability to define priorities and work autonomously 
  •  $110k-$150k base + bonus and full benefits 



San Francisco, CA
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