Private Equity Jobs of the Week: Z Capital, Houlihan Lokey and Blackstone are hiring

This week’s jobs include a private equity director at Z Capital, a VC partner at LifeSci and an associate at Houlihan Lokey.

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

Z Capital is on the hunt for a private equity director. Duties include performing due diligence activities specific to potential acquisitions, assisting in sourcing and vetting relevant middle-market private equity investments and assisting in the development and execution of strategic plans. Candidates should have five to seven years of multiple successful, sourcing, acquisition, value creation and exiting of middle-market companies. The position is in New York City.

LifeSci Advisors LLC is seeking a venture capital partner. The hire will be responsible for identifying new investment opportunities, overseeing market research and due diligence activities, executing transactions, serving on the investment committee, serving on portfolio company boards, and shaping the firm’s overall growth and operations. Candidates with a biological sciences background and/or experience in global health, international development, or emerging markets are highly preferred. He or she should have a minimum of 10 years of investing experience, preferably in life sciences and/or emerging markets. The position is in the San Francisco Bay area.

Houlihan Lokey is seeking a corporate finance associate for its aerospace/defense/government group. Duties include preparing, analyzing and explaining historical and projected financial information, coordinating and performing business due diligence and preparing confidential information memoranda, management presentations, marketing pitches and other presentations. ADG experience is preferred, but not required. One to two years of prior investment banking experience is required. Coursework in accounting and finance is highly recommended. The position is in Washington, D.C.

Blackstone is looking to hire an analyst for its portfolio management program. Assignments may include financial planning, operations analysis, treasury/cash management, commercial finance, IPO preparation, pricing initiatives, business operations evaluation, lean six sigma, acquisition integration, procurement/sourcing, and risk mitigation. Locations may be domestic or international depending on need and availability. Individual assignments vary from six to 18-month commitments, with participants expected to complete two years of rotations in aggregate. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, accounting or a quantitative discipline, or experience in the finance field; he or she should have three to four years’ work experience in financial services. The position is in New York City.