Private Equity Jobs of the Week: Blackstone, Vista Equity Partners, BRS are hiring

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

Blackstone Group is seeking a private equity tax compliance associate. The hire will provide domestic and international tax compliance and reporting support for Blackstone’s funds. Duties include performing and reviewing tax allocations of partnership income and tax provisions for blocker corporations, compiling and reviewing tax data for federal and multi-state return and Schedule K-1 preparation, and gathering and analyzing financial information from underlying portfolio companies for purposes of US filings. At least five years of Big 4 tax experience in the alternative asset management industry are required (private equity or investment partnership preferred). The position is located in New York.

Vista Equity Partners is looking for an underwriting analyst for its credit platform. The successful candidate will participate in industry research, financial modeling, financial statement analysis, and preparation of approval materials for prospective investments; monitor a subset of Vista Credit Opportunities’ investment portfolio; support the loan closing and funding process; and take part in research projects and management of ongoing administrative tasks. At least one to two years of relevant work experience required, including familiarity with corporate finance and M&A markets. The position is located in Chicago.

BRS is searching for a private equity associate to cover the consumer and retail sector. Responsibilities include initial review of business opportunities, industry and competitor research, business-unit based financial modeling, drafting investment committee reports and materials, and evaluating strategic opportunities such as acquisitions, divestitures, or entering new markets/verticals. Seeking pre- or post-MBA candidates with two to three years’ investment banking experience in M&A, leveraged finance or consumer and retail groups. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Carolyn Warner ( The position is located in New York.

Perkins Coie wants to add an associate attorney, mergers and acquisitions to its private equity group. Candidates need excellent academic credentials and a minimum of three years’ experience handling private equity and/or private target M&A work, preferably at a national law firm. The position is located in New York.

Synchronoss Technologies is hiring a corporate development M&A manager. Job functions include market analysis, target identification and evaluation, financial modeling, due diligence, deal execution and integration. Experience in investment banking/M&A, private equity, venture capital or corporate development required, including a strong background in finance/accounting. The position is located in Bridgewater, NJ.

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