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Analyst (Financial Services Group)

July 31, 2020

We are looking for a versatile individual:

  • - to work with our Financial services Team, with a strong interest in financial services businesses, including asset and wealth management, insurance manufacturing and distribution, non-bank lending, financial infrastructure, etc.;
  • - who likes to be challenged in a dynamic and exciting work environment;
  • - comfortable working in a smaller team and interacting with Partners on a daily basis.

Reporting To: Managing Partner, Financial services group

Location: Brossard, Qc





Reporting to the Managing Partner, Financial services, the Analyst plays a key role in making and managing direct private equity investments primarily in Canada, as well as the United-States. The Analyst assists the Associates, Vice-Presidents, Principals and Partners in evaluating potential investment opportunities, conducting research, developing recommendations, participating in the negotiation and execution of investments and monitoring/managing investments.


Primary Responsibilities: 

*Analyze and Participate in the Execution of Investment Opportunities:


  • Research, identify, analyze and evaluate a variety of private equity investment opportunities

  • Build complex dynamic financial models to analyze investment opportunities (including testing assumptions and sensitivities)

  • Help perform due diligence on opportunities including past and projected financial performance, quality of management teams, investment merits and risks, expected returns, regulatory environment, industry dynamics and other relevant factors

  • Help review 3rd party due diligence reports (legal, accounting, industry strategic reviews, environmental, etc.)

  • Perform valuation analysis, including DCF, precedent transactions and comparable company analysis

  • Meet with company management and review past performance, strategy, outlook, regulatory and industry issues, and other relevant topics as required

  • Assist Associates, Vice-Presidents, Principals and Partners in creating investment recommendations outlining potential investment opportunities

  • Assist in presenting investment recommendations to Novacap Financial services’ Investment Committee

  • Manage discreet aspects of the execution of private equity investments as directed


*Monitor Private Equity Investments:

  • Work with management teams on strategic business initiatives

  • Coordinate with various investment and operation people at Novacap with respect to monitoring ongoing investments

  • Monitor ongoing financial and operational performance of investments

  • Assist in performing reviews of valuations for investments

  • Act as an observer at meetings and board meetings as required

  • Assist in monitoring potential exit alternatives (including public market conditions and potential strategic partners)

  • Assist in building and leveraging relationships with portfolio company management teams and other stakeholders


*Build the Team:

  • Participate in and contribute to weekly departmental meetings and investment recommendation meetings

  • Assist in recruiting activities including liaising with universities, networking, sourcing candidates and interviewing prospective hires, as required


Position Requirements: 

  • 1 - 2 years of experience (excluding internship) in Investment Banking, Private Equity, Big 4 Audit/Transaction Services, Corporate M&A or other relevant fast-paced and analytically driven investment organization.

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, accounting or other related business field.  MBA, CFA and /or CA designation is considered an asset.

  • Strong research, financial modeling, analytical and valuation skills is required

  • Experience in conducting due diligence

  • Professionalism and integrity

  • Strong interpersonal skills and business relationship skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing (French and English)

  • Flexibility, adaptability and initiative

  • Good judgment and “sense of the deal”

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure

  • Team player who enjoys a high-performance culture

If your profile is relevant to this role, then please send your CV to:

Recruitment Consultants/Agencies: Please be aware that we only use agencies with which we have an established relationship with and will only respond to applications from individuals.