Offres d'emploi

Private Equity- Analyst

June 06, 2022


Location: Toronto, ON or Montréal, QC

We are looking for:

  • A versatile individual to work with our Deal Teams.
  • 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: 
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 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)
  • 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: [email protected].