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Private Equity Jobs of the Week: Blackstone, Carlyle, IBM are hiring

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

Blackstone Group has an opening for a financial analyst, financial planning & analysis. The successful candidate will prepare, collect, consolidate and analyze the firm’s global forecasts for trends and anomalies, as well as financial results as part of the quarterly earnings process. She will also aid in preparing strategic plans and conduct research on competitors’ earnings. Qualifications include two to three years of related experience and an undergraduate degree in finance, accounting or economics. The position is located in New York.

Carlyle Group is searching for an analyst to join the business development and investor relations team at AlpInvest Partners. The role will be a two-year commitment, with the opportunity for a one-year extension. Duties include supporting senior professionals on business development efforts across the global platform, with a focus on the Americas, including existing investor and prospective client presentations, as well as industry research and new product development. At least two years at an investment bank, private equity firm, consultancy firm or placement agent are required. The position is located in New York.

IBM is seeking a mergers & acquisitions specialist. The hire will value potential acquisition and divestiture targets, working on due diligence, developing financial models, and creating and delivering executive presentations to convey financial assessments. She will also work with banks and venture capital firms to understand the current M&A environment and will support the management of IBM’s current VC and minority investments. The ideal candidate will have three to five years of M&A experience in an investment banking, venture capital, private equity or consulting capacity. The position is located in New York.

JPMorgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is hiring a private equity fund services vice president. The role’s principal responsibilities are coordination, management and oversight of fund accounting and administration services for private equity clients. The successful candidate will maintain the books and records of PE fund entities, review periodic net asset valuations including all supporting workbooks and documentation, and prepare and/or review consolidated financial statements and capital calls/distributions. At least eight years of experience, preferably including work at a Big 4 firm, are required. The position is located in Brooklyn, New York.

BNP Paribas is looking for an associate, M&A advisory. The hire will support the origination and execution of advisory activities on the West Coast. Duties include valuation analysis, industry and company research, preparing and producing marketing materials, and building relationships throughout the organization (particularly within Advisory). Qualifications include a minimum of three years’ experience in M&A/investment banking, with a strong and diverse deal track record. The position is located in San Francisco.

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