Private Equity Jobs of the Week: Z Capital, TZP, Prudential and Credit Suisse are hiring

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

Sponsored: Z Capital Partners (“ZCP”) is the private equity arm of Z Capital Group and pursues a value-oriented, opportunistic approach in private equity that includes making control investments in companies that involve turnarounds, corporate carve-outs, consolidation platforms, and go-private transactions.  ZCP is seeking a PE Associate with a formal investment banking or credit training foundation to join their team in New York City or Lake Forest, IL.  Hired candidate will perform financial analysis supporting investment decisions and provide analytical support to senior management on corporate and strategic initiatives.  Apply here.

Prudential is looking to hire a senior vice president of private equity funds, co-investments and secondary investments. Duties include serving as one of Prudential’s private equity specialists and being informed about current and developing trends in the sector; originating primary private equity fund, co-investment and secondary opportunities; and leading the deal team in evaluation and underwriting of fund, co-investment and secondary opportunities across various strategies. Candidates should have 12 years of prior investment experience investing in private equity funds, co-investments and secondary investments across multiple strategies and geographies. A MBA or equivalent degree is required; a CFA is preferred. The position is in Newark, New Jersey.

TZP Group is seeking a senior associate of portfolio company operations. The hire will serve as day-to-day lead in coordinating specific portfolio company projects; support TZP assessments and tracking of portfolio company strategic initiatives; and oversee activities of TZP-recommended consultants and advisers supporting portfolio company strategic initiatives. Candidates should be five plus years out of undergraduate school or two plus years out of business school; have at least five years of corporate strategy, consulting and/or finance experience; and a willingness to travel five to six days per month. The position is in New York.

CDPQ US is on the prowl for a private equity associate. The hire will research, identify, and evaluate potential private equity opportunities in the U.S. and global markets; provide advisory and underwriting services for M&A and equity; and create and analyze detailed financial models. Candidates include a master’s degree in business administration or finance or foreign equivalent. Also, he or she should have 2 years of experience as financial analyst or investment associate in private equity direct investment, strategy consulting, or investment banking. The position is New York.

Credit Suisse is on the hunt for an analyst for its private fund group. Duties include working with the due diligence team to evaluate prospective fundraising opportunities; providing advice to clients on fundraising strategy, structuring, timing, investors and legal terms; articulating complex marketing messages; and preparing compelling fundraising materials and financial models. Candidates should be recent graduates of a four-year college or university and submit their undergraduate cumulative GPA. The position is in New York.