Private Equity Analyst (Directs)

PJT Partners

New York, NY, USA
Posted on May 6, 2024

PJT Partners is a global advisory-focused investment bank. Our team of senior professionals delivers a wide array of strategic advisory, shareholder advisory, restructuring and special situations and private fund advisory and placement services to corporations, financial sponsors, institutional investors and governments around the world. We offer a unique portfolio of advisory services designed to help our clients achieve their strategic objectives. We also provide, through PJT Park Hill, private fund advisory and fundraising services for alternative investment managers, including private equity funds, real estate funds and hedge funds.

From the beginning, PJT Partners has firmly believed that having the best people is key to building an enduring franchise. Our perspective was, and remains, that a great team brings in both top tier clients and appeals to a wide-range of diverse, talented colleagues. Fostering an inclusive culture, which welcomes differing perspectives and beliefs, enables us to provide the best advice and insights to our clients.

To learn more about PJT Partners, please visit our website at www.pjtpartners.com.

Role Description:

PJT Park Hill is seeking an individual with strong analytical and writing skills, who takes initiative, has great attention to detail, works well under pressure, and has the ability to work well both independently and within teams in a boutique investment advisory firm.

PJT Park Hill’s Direct Placement group offers employees the chance to engage directly with top caliber private equity firms by providing a broad range of advisory services, including vehicle formation and capital raising, as well as customized capital solutions for direct, co-investment, and other financing opportunities. The private placement process uniquely develops both the quantitative and qualitative skills required at more advanced levels across financial services.

Candidates for the position must possess knowledge of and interest in the alternative asset industry, as well as at least 1-2 years of prior finance experience. Ideal candidates have a background in private placements, investment banking, alternative asset investor relations or similar fields. The job requires the ability to manage multiple projects under time constraints, interact effectively with clients, and demonstrate great attention to detail.

Responsibilities:

On deals, the role of Analysts or Associate is to assist the deal team in all aspects – including working directly with clients in drafting investment memorandums and marketing materials, preparing for and coordinating all due diligence meetings and materials, and helping to coordinate all roadshow scheduling and logistics.

Additional responsibilities include assisting with various research projects and the sourcing, diligence and origination of new mandates. The Analyst or Associate will also manage and maintain external PJT Park Hill Direct Placement materials, including marketing/pitch materials, deal pipeline offering booklets and executive presentations for the Partners of PJT.

Qualifications:

Candidates for the position must possess knowledge of and interest in the alternative asset industry – specifically private equity – as well as at least 1-2 years prior experience in finance. Ideal candidates have a background in private placements, investment banking, alternative asset investor relations or similar fields. The job requires management of multiple projects often under time constraints / deadlines, interaction and constant communication with clients, and great attention to detail.

PJT Partners seeks to hire individuals who are highly motivated, intelligent and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors.

  • Superior academic achievement
  • Degrees in Accounting, Finance, or Economics preferred, but not required
  • Strong analytical skills, knowledge of financial modeling and leveraged buyout analysis
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment and to handle multiple projects at a time
  • A self-starter, but with the ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Confident and self-aware with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong work ethic; genuine passion for excellence; results-oriented
  • Personal and professional integrity of the highest order
  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint

Expected annualized base salary of $120,000 to $150,000.

This range represents the low and high ends of the expected annualized base salary for this position. The specific base salary received by any employee will be informed by a number of factors, including but not limited to, role level and scope, location, candidate’s relevant qualifications, skills and experience.

Base salary is one component of PJT Partners’ compensation structure. In addition to base salary, PJT Partners’ compensation structure may include additional rewards, incentives and benefits, including but not limited to, a discretionary bonus component.

PJT is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of, and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital or partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity expression, disability, medical condition, genetic information or predisposition, veteran or military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, a sex offense or stalking, or any other category protected by law. PJT Partners also complies with all applicable laws with regard to providing reasonable accommodation of disabilities to applicants. For more information or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources.

California Applicants: PJT Partners will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records in a manner consistent with applicable law including, but not limited to, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and/or Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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