Private Equity Jobs of the Week: Macquarie, Credit Suisse and Franklin Templeton are hiring

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

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group is currently searching for a private equity sponsor coverage, managing director. The hire will lead coordination coverage for private equity sponsors related to financing opportunities; manage efforts internally around sponsor selection and outreach; and identify likely transaction opportunities generating revenue with acquirers and targets. Candidates should have a minimum of 15 years’ experience in investment banking. He or she should have Series 7/79, 63 and 24 licenses. A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s is preferable. The position is in New York.

The University of California Office of the President is looking to fill a private equity investment officer position. The hire will be responsible for managing the University of California’s retirement, endowment, working capital and cash assets under the policies, guidelines and performance benchmarks established by the Regents. Also, in consultation with the director, the investment officer will assist in the recommendation of fund managers, secondaries, co-investments, direct investments and special situations. Applicants should have an MBA/CFA or a specialized professional designation and more than seven years’ experience within a specific asset class or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The position is in Oakland, California.

Credit Suisse is on the prowl for a vice president who specializes in media and telecommunications to join its M&A team in its investment banking department. Duties include assisting in the origination and execution of corporate finance and M&A transactions; developing teams of associates and analysts in the provision of financing and advisory services to clients; and evaluating risk factors and negotiating transactions on behalf of clients. Candidates should have an MBA or equivalent graduate degree and have at least four years of “meaningful” investment banking experience. The position is in New York.

Macquarie Group is on the hunt for a private equity analyst/associate. Responsibilities include financial modelling and analysis of companies and transactions in one or more of the following sectors: transport, waste, communications & technology, energy and power & utilities. Applicants should have one to four years of experience in investment banking, private equity or corporate development. A bachelor’s degree is required for this role and majors in finance, accounting or quantitative fields are preferred. The position is in the Greater New York City area.

Franklin Templeton Investments is looking for a private equity/debt analyst for its Darby Latin America Private Debt Fund department. The successful hire will conduct financial analysis for new investments; coordinate fund administration with external/internal service providers; and create financial models. Applicants should have a strong academic background from a top-tier university with an undergraduate business degree with some finance and accounting focus; strong analytic and financial modeling skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, with advanced Excel modeling skills; and a working knowledge of Spanish or Portuguese. The position is in Washington, D.C.