Private Equity Jobs of the Week: IFC, BlackRock, Z Capital, Sumitomo Mitsui are hiring

A weekly roundup of jobs in the private equity industry – from buyout shops to venture capital funds to investment banks.

The International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, is searching for an associate investment officer. The successful candidate will work on M&A cross-border activities, bespoke market research and analysis, pre-IPO company support, structuring of projects, arrangement of financing, and other investment banking-type activities. Qualifications include familiarity with finance and accounting and at least four years’ experience in consulting, investment banking, or related fields, ideally in emerging markets. Fluency in other languages is a plus; extensive travel is required. The position is located in Washington, DC.

BlackRock is on the hunt for a private markets associate. The hire will work to identify, structure, evaluate, and execute investment opportunities, as well as monitor the operations of and provide strategic advice to portfolio companies. Applicants should have a minimum of two years of relevant work experience; a background in financial institutions and/or corporate restructuring is preferred, but not required. Solid knowledge of business strategy, finance, and accounting is a must. The position is located in New York.

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation is looking to hire an AVP, leveraged finance. The successful candidate will provide analytical and marketing support for the origination, execution, and monitoring of leveraged finance transactions. Responsibilities include preparing credit applications for new and existing clients, monitoring the portfolio of assigned accounts, and running KYC processes to ensure compliance with internal and external policies. Qualifications include at least three years of prior banking experience in a similar role and basic knowledge of the leverage finance environment, private equity business and capital markets. The position is located in New York.

Siemens Financial Services is seeking an investment associate, equity, to provide analytical support to senior team members for energy investments in the Americas. Applicants should have one to three years of experience in investment banking or private equity, preferably with a focus on energy & natural resources and/or power & utilities. The position is located in Boston.

Z Capital Group is in the market for a private equity associate. Functions include performing financial analysis supporting investment decisions, assisting in the development and execution of business plans, conducting due diligence, and working with senior management to enhance the value of portfolio companies. At least two years of experience in financial modeling or investment banking M&A are required. The position is located in New York or Chicago.

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