Type Full Time
Company Yaletown Partners Inc. - Yaletown Partners is a leading Canadian investor dedicated to closing the scale-up capital gap and focused on the Intelligent Industry opportunity. We invest in emerging-growth companies that enhance sustainability and productivity for industrial and enterprise customers. Our investments enable the application of data and technologies to digitally transform traditional industries, drive innovation, create operational efficiencies and reduce the impact of climate change. In 2017, Yaletown received the CVCA's Venture Capital Deal of the Year award for its investment in Bit Stew Systems, Canada's largest venture financed exit of 2016. Backed by leading institutional investors, including pension funds, and a network of successful technology entrepreneurs, Yaletown has offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Montreal. For more information, please visit www.yaletown.com.
Yaletown is seeking an Analyst to join its investment team and be part of Yaletown’s growing Vancouver office.
As an Analyst, you will be involved in all components of the portfolio management, reporting and investment process, supporting the national investment team. You will manage information relationships with existing portfolio companies, support with portfolio management and planning, and diligence for new investments. To support these duties, initial projects include increasing data acquisition efficiency, improving reporting and investment process flows and mapping and unifying systems used by our investment teams and finance team.
You will also play an active role in generating deal flow and developing industry-wide relationships. Activities may also include attending conferences and trade shows, networking with management teams and meeting with various industry participants.
Some travel may be required, subject to safety protocols.
The ideal candidate will:
- Have up to 5 years of relevant experience, including PE/VC or similar role in a fund of funds, hedge fund or investment banking, or high quality, detailed academic experience and relevant coursework;
- Have an understanding and interest in Yaletown’s investment sector themes, including digital transformation, and the Intelligent Industry; and
- Possess strong skillset including:
- Finance and valuation;
- Financial statement analysis;
- Reporting, financial modeling;
- Market research and analysis;
- Transaction understanding and analysis;
- Standard productivity software packages;
Additional desired skills include collaborating well in a team-based and productivity with independent working environments; sensitivity to the needs of investors, portfolio companies and other partners; quantitative, analytical and critical thinking skills; demonstrated leadership and self-driven initiative.
At Yaletown, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability. We welcome applications from all interested parties.
Your application should include:
- Cover letter
- Work history, if applicable, with references
- Summary of academic courses
Please submit your application, to firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name as well as the words “Vancouver Analyst Application” in the subject line.
We thank all interested applicants, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
Posted Jul 27, 2020