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Associate Director - Private Equity Valuations Analyst

IHS Markit
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Jan 16, 2022

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Company & Team - "About Us"

The Private Equity Valuations Analyst will deliver a range of valuation services specifically to the alternative investment community including private equity, asset managers, hedge funds, banks and fund administrators, in connection with the provision of post-trade valuations for investments across private equity and illiquid debt.

Our analyst teams in London, Dallas, Gurgaon and Singapore serve over 300 institutional investors and cover notable names in start-up, growth, mature and distressed markets across the globe. Since inception in 2014, the Private Equity business has been amongst the fastest-growing areas within IHS Markit and the business is looking for a driven and experienced valuations analyst to support its future product growth.

Duties and Responsibilities - "Your Role"

Key responsibilities include:
  • Performing valuations on a wide range of illiquid investments across industries and geographies while using accepted and relevant approaches and theory
  • Presenting analyses and conclusions including written reports, and handling valuation queries from clients
  • Contributing to the design and enhancement of the financial models used to perform valuations
  • Working with management to build and maintain client relationships
  • Oversee the training and development of junior colleagues
  • Attending relevant industry events to broaden their knowledge and experience within the alternative asset industry

Job Requirements - "About You"

Key Qualifications and Skills:
  • 7+ years' experience working in a valuations role
  • Qualified accountant or CFA charter holder (or in process of obtaining qualification)
  • Solid experience of constructing and reviewing valuation models and other financial models including: DCF, comparable company / bond, and other intangible asset models
  • Experience of managing delivery of valuations and provision of responses to price challenges
  • Knowledge of software packages including MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Job Benefits - "What we offer"
  • Opportunity to work within a fast growth business
  • Strong client base across Private Equity, hedge funds and alternate asset investors.
  • Engage in research to be able to value early stage private companies, unicorns and illiquid debt portfolios.
  • Opportunity to work with world experts in the field
  • Opportunity to work on technology projects to enhance the quality and depth of the valuations product
Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here .

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