Private Equity Senior Associate
Consultant Megan Prosser
Date posted 22 July 2022sandton banking-financial-services/private-equity 2022-07-22 2022-09-20 financial-services Sandton Gauteng ZA 2196 Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters.co.za https://www.robertwalters.co.za/content/dam/robert-walters/global/images/logos/web-logos/square-logo.png
A boutique Private Equity company based in Sandton, is launching a new private capital fund and seeking a CA (SA) with 2 – 4 years of Post-qualified experience, to join their dealmaking team as a Private Equity Senior Associate, and as a Deal Executive.
In an extremely flat structure, the individual will sit at the forefront of both the fundraising and allocation of new investments from the new fund, as well as work with investee companies from the current, live, investment funds.
To this end, this is an extremely exciting and desirable role for an individual looking to move from something like Investment Research or Corporate Finance Advisory, into the forefront of the Investments space i.e. Private Equity, where you will have the chance to be a central part of every deal and every investee company, over the 5 – 6 year lifespan of the fund.
Successful applicants will be eligible for cperformingarry, at the exit of the fund, and a bonus incentive structure.
Finally, this is a hybrid role, and successful applicants will be required to be in the Johannesburg office or onsite at the offices of the investee companies, at least 2 -3 days per week; working remotely on the other days
Key qualifications for Private Equity Senior Associate/ Deal Executive:
CA (SA) with 2 – 4 years’ PQE, in a relevant field (I.e. Investments, Research or Corporate Finance)
Key duties for Private Equity Senior Associate/ Deal Executive:
- Financial valuations
- Financial modelling
- Exhibiting strong technical skills and future development potential with the Investments, Corporate Finance or Private Equity spaces
This is a relaxed and friendly environment, of course also high-performing, but with a good culture. Individuals should be:
- Disciplined, Smart, energetic, credible, articulate, confident (with humility), and a team player
- Solid academics
- Attention to detail
- Committed to walking the road with the company to the closure of the new fund
Working with Private Capital will allow the successful individuals the chance to flourish and to see the impact of their work in a really exciting, flexible, and respectful environment. If you would like to hear more about taking on this desirable role in a "building" phase for the firm, then please get in touch for a confidential conversation.
Hires will be made in line with the firm’s EE policy.