Investment Analyst

Koch Engineered Solutions

Wichita, KS, USA
Posted on June 24, 2024

We are seeking an Analyst to join our Koch Equity Development (“KED”) team who will help assist in the underwriting, financial modeling, and due diligence for investments.

Our Team

KED is an investment and acquisition arm of Koch Industries, a large, privately-owned business with significant capital strength and liquidity. Since 2012, KED has deployed approximately $30 billion into structured capital investments and acquisitions. KED’s investment mandate include finite-term, levered buyouts, all pursued on an industry-agnostic basis. As an Analyst, you will be responsible for assisting in the underwriting, financial modeling, and due diligence for investments across the capital structure.

What You Will Do

  • Assisting in the underwriting, financial modeling, and due diligence for investments across the capital structure
  • Preparing presentations on potential transactions and investments for senior management that identify and assess valuation, return profile, competitive advantage, risks, etc.
  • Performing industry research and competitive analysis related to potential investments
  • Working with KED portfolio companies to enhance profitability alongside KED’s commercial excellence capability
  • Participating in discussions with senior members of the KED team
  • Assuming responsibility for 100% compliance with the laws, regulations, company policy, and industry standards applicable to this role

Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)

  • Strong analytical and financial modelling skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Collaborative and a team player
  • Self-starter, highly focused and ability to work independently
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, creative, and ability to think outside the box
  • Hunger to learn with a strong sense of intellectual curiosity and passion for investing
  • Integrity and a strong sense of ethics

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong analytical and financial modelling skills
  • 1-2 years of experience in investment banking, private equity, or corporate M&A

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Hiring Philosophy

All Koch companies value diversity of thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about our hiring philosophy here.

Who We Are

As a Koch company and the acquisition and investment subsidiary of Koch, Koch Equity Development (KED) has the primary responsibility of profitably investing the company’s excess capital. We focus our efforts on strategic acquisitions and industry agnostic principle investments for the group’s own portfolio. This permits KED to explore a wide, diverse range of opportunities and investments.

At Koch, employees are empowered to do what they do best to make life better. Learn how our business philosophy helps employees unleash their potential while creating value for themselves and the company.

Our Benefits

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength – focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes – medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

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