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Associate - Novacap Financial Services

June 25, 2019

Associate position -  Private Equity FIRM

Novacap Financial services

 

Reporting To: Managing Partner, Financial services group

Location: Brossard, Qc

 

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.;
  • A person who likes to be challenged in a dynamic and exciting work environment;
  • Someone comfortable working in a smaller team and interacting with Partners on a daily basis.

 

Core Accountability: 

Reporting to the Managing Partner, Financial services, the Associate plays a key role in making and managing direct private equity investments primarily in Canada, as well as the United-States. The Associate assists Vice-Presidents, Principals and Partners in fundraising activities, 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)
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • Attend annual 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 the training and development of Novacap team
  • Assist in recruiting activities including liaising with universities, networking, sourcing candidates and interviewing prospective hires, as required

 

Position Requirements: 
 

  • 4 - 6 + years of experience 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: mtrepanier@novacap.ca.

 

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.

 

ABOUT NOVACAP

Founded in 1981, Novacap is a leading Canadian private equity firm with $3.2 billion of assets under management. It’s distinct investment approach, based on deep operational expertise and an active partnership with entrepreneurs, has helped accelerate growth and create long-term value for its numerous portfolio companies. With an experienced management team and substantial financial resources, Novacap is well positioned to continue building world-class businesses. Backed by leading global institutional investors, Novacap deals typically include leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, add-on acquisitions, IPOs, and privatizations. Over the last 37 years, Novacap has invested in more than 90 companies and completed more than 130 add-on acquisitions. The company has offices in Toronto and Brossard, Quebec. For more information, please visit www.novacap.ca.