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Investment Analyst

Washington DC
Full-Time
Posted on 
January 8, 2023
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Job Description

57 Stars is seeking an Investment Analyst/Sr. Analyst/Associate to join our growing team.

57 Stars is an independent alternative asset manager focused on growth and venture capital investments across global markets. We pursue a thematic approach, investing in high growth sectors of the global economy that are benefiting from compelling secular tailwinds, including rapid digital adoption. With more than USD 4.5 billion in capital raised and managed, the firm invests on behalf of leading institutions globally.

The firm believes that compelling risk-adjusted returns can be achieved while contributing to the sustainable growth of the markets in which we invest. Toward that objective, Environmental, Social, and Governance (“ESG”) considerations are integrated into our investment process. 57 Stars seeks to contribute to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals, including through our dedicated impact investing strategy.

Based in our Washington, DC office, this position will have broad scope, and the successful applicant will have the opportunity to work with teams across the firm and to gain exposure to various aspects of private equity fund management.

As a member of the Firm’s investment team, the role involves performing a wide variety of tasks and analysis in direct support of the 57 Stars team. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Actively participate and support senior team members in the review and execution of investment opportunities. The Analyst would:
  • Identify and analyze potential investment opportunities;
  • Prepare detailed financial models for transactions under consideration;
  • Assist in the investment review process including preparation of initial investment screens and investment memos;
  • Coordinate and prepare transaction documentation; and
  • Participate in business, legal and financial due diligence.
  • Support senior team members in the firm’s marketing initiatives. The Analyst would:
  • Update and maintain investor presentation materials;
  • Update and maintain fund-level investment models;
  • Support research into new product development; and
  • Assist in the preparation of requests for proposals and ad hoc investor requests.
  • Actively support the firm’s ESG and Impact investing initiatives. The Analyst would:
  • Assist in developing appropriate ESG and Impact processes;
  • Update and maintain necessary databases;
  • Prepare materials and reports as necessary.
  • Actively participate and support the CFO and the investment team in the portfolio monitoring and reporting process. The Analyst would:
  • Oversee, update, and maintain the firm’s internal transaction and performance database; and
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly and annual reports to investors.
  • Conduct original research on international private equity markets and international public capital markets, including:
  • Perform detailed macroeconomic, political, social, and capital markets research on countries/regions to assess key opportunities / risks;
  • Develop a deep understanding of the key players in select international PE / VC markets.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree from a leading university
  • 1-3 years of professional experience
  • Detail oriented, strong organizational skills
  • An inquiring mind, good discipline, and attention to detail
  • Strong project management and execution skills-an ability to meet challenging deadlines while maintaining a high degree of quality and accuracy
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Basic understanding of the PE/VC industry
  • Experience in financial modeling
  • Demonstrated experience in financial statement analysis and valuation techniques
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities in a time critical, transaction-oriented environment
  • Willingness to travel overseas
  • Foreign language fluency a plus

Personal Characteristics

  • Highest degree of ethics and integrity
  • Self-starter
  • Hard-working
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Keen judge of people and character
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

What We Offer

57 Stars pays a competitive salary, based on experience, along with an annual discretionary bonus based on employee performance. Our benefits package includes Company-paid medical, dental and vision, and LTD insurance for the employee. 57 Stars offers Company-paid holidays, paid vacation, and sick leave.

For immediate consideration, qualified candidates may email their resume and cover letter to: Careers@57stars.com

57 Stars conducts a thorough background check that includes a review of credit, criminal, and motor vehicle history, and confirmation of education and employment history. As a Registered Investment Adviser, 57 Stars is subject to Rules of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission regarding certain political contributions by and other events affecting its employees, and disclosures in relation to such contributions and events may be required from candidates during the consideration process.

No phone calls or agencies please. Only direct candidates' resumes will be accepted for this position. Recruiters and agencies are requested not to contact the job poster about your services, other services you may offer, or clients or products.

57 Stars encourages and supports a diverse workforce.


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