Private Equity Portfolio Insights, Analyst

Blackstone

Miami, FL, USA
Posted on July 8, 2024

Blackstone is the world’s largest alternative asset manager. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our $1 trillion in assets under management include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, infrastructure, life sciences, growth equity, opportunistic, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis.

Job Title: Private Equity Portfolio Insights, Analyst

Job Description:

Blackstone’s Portfolio Management group is looking for an Analyst within its Portfolio Insights team. The core focus of the team is to prepare, evaluate, analyze, and summarize portfolio performance on a fund and investment basis – activities which are critical to supporting Private Equity’s strategic initiatives and valuations. The team is called upon to handle a variety of ad hoc and recurring analyses related to portfolio performance, monitoring and reporting. Other responsibilities may include supporting the broader finance, deal, and investor relations teams on an ad hoc basis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and enhance templates to collect data and analyze asset-level metrics, ensuring metrics are consistent across the portfolio
  • Track, monitor, and analyze performance data at the asset, fund, and portfolio level
  • Update portfolio company KPI dashboards to reflect actual performance. Complete variance analyses against plan and assess value creation drivers over the holding period of each investment
  • Assist in enhancing the portfolio monitoring and valuation reporting processes and analytics
  • Participate in discussions with and provide deliverables to various constituents, including Deal Teams, Portfolio Operations, Asset Managers, and Senior Management
  • Support the portfolio review process and participate in various ad hoc initiatives and projects
  • Assist in enhancing the Finance Group’s reporting processes and analytics

Qualifications:            

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM discipline preferred, but strong performers in other majors may be considered; strong academic record
  • 2+ years of experience in a financial or business analytics role
  • Effective communicator, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to adapt to new challenges in a dynamic environment while handling multiple projects
  • Strong analytical skills and a strong attention to details
  • Ability to prioritize deliverables and meet competing deadlines
  • Ability to work well within a team-oriented environment or individually
  • Experience and working knowledge of iLevel, Alteryx and Tableau a plus
  • Experience with Python, SQL, or other languages is a plus
  • Proficiency in Excel is required

The duties and responsibilities described here are not exhaustive and additional assignments, duties, or responsibilities may be required of this position.  Assignments, duties, and responsibilities may be changed at any time, with or without notice, by Blackstone in its sole discretion.

Expected annual base salary range:

$90,000 – $125,000

Actual base salary within that range will be determined by several components including but not limited to the individual’s experience, skills, qualifications and job location. For roles located outside of the US, please disregard the posted salary bands as these roles will follow a separate compensation process based on local market comparables.

Additional compensation: Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits offered in connection with the advertised role.

Blackstone is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital or partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic predisposition, veteran or military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, a sex offense or stalking, or any other class or status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.  All Blackstone employees, including but not limited to recruiting personnel and hiring managers, are required to abide by this policy.

Depending on the position, you may be required to obtain certain securities licenses if you are in a client facing role and/or if you are engaged in the following:

  • Attending client meetings where you are discussing Blackstone products and/or and client questions;
  • Marketing Blackstone funds to new or existing clients;
  • Supervising or training securities licensed employees;
  • Structuring or creating Blackstone funds/products; and
  • Advising on marketing plans prepared by a sales team or developing and/or contributing information for marketing materials.

Note: The above list is not the exhaustive list of activities requiring securities licenses and there may be roles that require review on a case-by-case basis.  Please speak with your Blackstone Recruiting contact with any questions.

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