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Below are the current open roles for hire. If you're interested in applying, please do so on our LinkedIn page or by emailing a resume and cover letter to editor@valueaddpe.com.

Research Analyst

We're looking for research analysts to work with us on an ongoing, contracted basis. This is a great opportunity for MBA students, IB/MBB professionals, financial journalists, or anyone with a few hours available a week who is interested in building a portfolio of research on the private equity industry.

This is project-based work that will have you producing at least one in-depth piece of content per month (either a research report or case study). The time commitment is roughly 20 hours per month (at a rate of $25 /hr). Approximately half of your time will be spent researching a topic, booking and interviewing subject matter experts, and outlining your report; the other half will be spent actually writing and editing the report.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct research on trends in private equity portfolio operations, such as turnarounds, operational improvements, digital transformation, restructuring, governance, and talent management.
  • Analyze company financial statements, earnings reports, and third-party research.
  • Book and interview subject matter experts willing to speak on-the-record for comments or Q&As.
  • Write in-depth (1,500-2,000 word) reports and case studies for a C-level executive audience.
  • Build and format charts in Excel and PPT to be included in reports and case studies.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, or a related field.
  • Experience interpreting financial statements and conducting research on companies.
  • CFA charter holder is a plus, as is experience in valuations or equity research.
  • Strong writing and editing skills, with an ability to convey complex information clearly and engagingly.
  • Curious, self-starter who is eager to dive into the world of corporate turnarounds.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and time-management skills.