Private Equity Jobs of the Week: LACERA, Google, Liberty Mutual and Jefferies are hiring

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

Liberty Mutual is searching for a private equity associate in the global private investments group. Duties include performing analysis and developing recommendations on fund investment opportunities; developing and maintaining relationships with private equity fund general partners and market intermediaries; and managing and monitoring current portfolio investments and preparing portfolio progress reports. Candidates should have an MBA, CFA or equivalent background and three to five years of relevant work experience. The position is in Boston.

Jefferies & Company is looking to hire an associate for its technology group. Duties include developing and maintaining financial models; analyzing business plans and performing company, industry, market and competitor research and due diligence; participating in drafting sessions; and collecting and analyzing economic data on the sector. Applicants should have experience as an investment banking associate or senior analyst or three plus years of consulting, accounting or relevant technology industry experience. The position is in New York.

Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association is seeking a finance analyst III to join the private equity team within LACERA’s investment office. The hire will be responsible for primarily assisting with sourcing, evaluating, recommending and monitoring private equity fund investment opportunities. Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in finance, economics, business administration or a related field as well as four years of relevant experience (two years of relevant experience for those with an MBA or master’s degree in a related field). Candidates with a background or interest in venture capital and growth equity are preferred.  The position is in Pasadena, California.

Utah Retirement Systems is on the hunt for a private equity senior investment analyst. Responsibilities include conducting analysis and due diligence on investment managers; sourcing new investments and making investment recommendations. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years of directly related professional experience in financial theory and statistical measures. Prior experience conducting investment manager research and due diligence is required. The position is in Salt Lake City, Utah.


Google is searching for an early-stage finance and investment analyst for its “moonshot factory” X. The hire will contribute to the planning, reporting and analysis needs of X and manage close materials and other financial reports. Also, he or she will participate in the design and enhancement of new and existing processes. Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, business, a similar technical field or equivalent practical experience. Also required is four years of experience in finance, investment banking, corporate development and/or product analysis within a startup, venture capital, management consulting or similar environment. The position is in Mountain View, California.