Private Equity Jobs of the Week: Center Gate, Goldman Sachs, Blackstone and Highland are hiring

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

CenterGate is seeking to hire a vice president. The hire should be capable of sourcing and executing new investments and working with management teams of portfolio companies. Also, he or she must be comfortable working with companies and “in situations with imperfect information,” conducting a significant portion of due diligence in-house and managing complex processes and situations. Candidates should have five to 10 years of relevant professional experience in consulting, investment banking and/or private equity. The position is in Austin.

Goldman Sachs’ Alternative Investments & Manager Selection Group is on the hunt for an associate for its private equity investment team. The hire will lead the primary fund investment process, which includes sourcing, conducting due diligence and evaluating private equity managers for consideration as part of discretionary investment vehicles and/or separate account mandates. Also, he or she will present investment opportunities to the working group and investment committee through written and oral presentations and conduct required follow-up. Candidates should have a minimum of three plus years of experience in private equity/corporate finance/M&A/leverage finance. The position is in New York.

Brookfield Asset Management is seeking to hire a venture capital associate. The hire will assist in due diligence on potential investments, working with the senior team to determine whether to invest or pass on opportunities as well as help build the deal sourcing practice to find attractive investments. Also, he or she will represent Brookfield as the first point of contact in meetings with founders and outside stakeholders in potential investments. Applicants should have a university degree in finance or business and one to four years of relevant experience, with preferably two years in investment banking, accounting or consulting. Venture capital or private equity experience is an asset. The position is in San Francisco.

Highland Capital is searching for an associate. The hire will work closely with the private equity and corporate strategy teams on due diligence, research, financial modeling, valuation and overall execution of investment opportunities. Candidates should have a minimum of two years of investment banking/sell-side experience and two years of private equity/corporate development related experience; an MBA is preferred. The position is in Dallas.

Blackstone is seeing to hire a 2019 summer senior associate. The hire will work on companies in a wide range of industries on potential investments, acquisitions, analysis of potential exit opportunities and the monitoring of current portfolio companies. He or she will be involved in transaction due diligence, valuation analysis and the negotiating of contracts and other agreements. A solid knowledge of business strategy, finance and accounting is desirable. Prior experience in private equity is preferred. To be eligible for the program, candidates must be currently enrolled as an MBA student; anticipated graduation date should be Spring 2020; the resume must include expected graduation month/year; and the resume must be in PDF format. The position is in New York.