Hercules Capital

Boston, MA, USA
Posted on April 1, 2024

Position Summary

Analysts collaborate with Principals, Vice Presidents, and Associates to deliver on various business analyses and asset valuations as our Managing Directors work to expand our venture- and private equity-backed investment portfolio.  Some of these responsibilities include on-site due diligence and analysis of industry positioning.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provide full analytical support of new and existing debt investments, which includes due diligence, financial modeling, KPI analysis, and data collection ensuring the accuracy and validity of supplied information.
  • Analyze companies’ financial performance and industry positioning, including comparative commercial and operational performance, competitive differentiation, and market sizing.
  • Evaluate company productivity, efficiency and profitability while developing a qualitative understanding of the business model nuances that drive enterprise value.
  • Create memos and models summarizing analysis for investment committee and credit committee.
  • Assist with researching the Technology and SaaS sectors as well as its subsectors; proactively communicate to management important events and/or possible business leads that may impact or generate deals.
  • Help maintain the internal investment database to ensure accurate and timely contact/company information.
  • Provide additional analysis support as requested by management.
  • Other duties and projects as needed.


  • B.A. or B.S. degree in Finance & Accounting/Business/Economics, Engineering/Math/Computer Science or a related field.
  • Minimum of one – three years of related experience in a lending, financial, banking, or consulting environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Proven analytical, presentation and project skills are critical.
  • Ability and willingness to thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment handling multiple projects at any given time.
  • Comprehensive understanding of financial statements is essential, including allocation of overhead expenses. In addition, comprehensive understanding of inventory and other asset accounting methodologies is preferred.
  • Demonstrated advanced proficiency with computer applications in a PC Windows based environment; experience with all MS applications is required.
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