Private Equity Jobs of the Week: Blackstone, Goldman Sachs and IBM are hiring

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

Blackstone Energy Partners is searching for a private equity senior associate. The hire will work on potential investments in a wide range of energy subsectors with a focus on global power generation and transmission investments. He or she will be involved in transaction due diligence, valuation analysis and the negotiation of contracts and other agreements. A solid knowledge of business strategy, finance and accounting is desirable. Prior experience in private equity is preferred; however, prior energy experience is not required. The position is in New York.

Goldman Sachs’ merchant banking division is looking to hire a program associate. The hire will be involved in all aspects of the investment process including deal origination, technical and business due diligence, financial modelling, development and support of investment theses and relationship management with target companies and entrepreneurs. The position is a two-year commitment. Applicants should have two plus years’ experience in technology investment banking, private equity or venture capital. The position is in San Francisco.

Monument MicroCap Partners is seeking a senior associate. Duties include sourcing investments, underwriting and conducting due diligence on investment opportunities and building and maintaining complex LBO models. Candidates should have two to four years of private equity and/or investment banking experience, excellent communication and presentation skills, an ability to build and manipulate complex financial LBO models and a genuine willingness to learn and be an early contributor to a team-oriented entrepreneurial firm. Applicants should submit their resume and a brief note explaining their interest in the opportunity to Bob Erwin at The position is in Indianapolis.

The MacArthur Foundation is looking to hire a private equity analyst. The analyst will assist in many facets of the investment process. Duties include the evaluation of new and existing investment managers, monitoring the performance of existing investments and assisting with the preparation of investment memos and presentation. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree; coursework in finance or accounting is preferred. He or she should have a strong interest in portfolio management and institutional investment issues. Analysts will serve an initial two-year term with the possibility for extension. The start date is flexible (Summer 2019 or earlier). The position is in Chicago.

IBM is on the hunt for a pension investment analyst. Responsibilities include achieving portfolio risk and return objectives through effective manager selection and portfolio construction and recommending and implementing new strategies and presenting to senior executives. Applicants should have two to five years’ experience conducting investment due diligence on asset managers. Also, he or she should have experience analyzing and attributing investment manager performance as well as in capital markets. A masters degree in finance or economics is preferred. The position is in Armonk, New York.