VC Analyst @ Grouse Ridge Capital in Saxonburg, PA

The key role of the Venture Capital Analyst is to research and contact potential target companies to gain knowledge about these businesses and schedule meetings with the founders. The Analyst will have some degree of involvement throughout the negotiation process (i.e. due diligence, market analysis, basic valuation work) as needed. The primary role is the enhancement of the CEO’s effectiveness by functioning as an assistant in setting and managing priorities, preparing necessary information for facilitating productive internal and external communications and interactions. Assisting with the preparations and execution of various transactions. Assisting with management of the portfolio of operating companies, venture and tech investments, and real estate units. Assisting the CEO in development and maintenance of key relationships. The Venture Capital Analyst will work closely with senior executives.

Venture Capital Analyst Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Research, collect and analyze financial data on investable companies and submit to the Associate and CEO/President
  • Build financial models for startups and M&A
  • Acts as representative of the CEO/President as needed
  • Participates in Real Estate, M&A projects
  • Participate in start up events and conferences as needed
  • Ability to create and deliver power point presentations effectively

Job Tasks:

  • Market and Financial Analyst
    • Prepare market and company profile reports
    • Prepare financial and analytical reports
    • Maintain financial dashboards for CEO
  • Manage Project Status Reporting
    • Venture Investments
    • Investment Opportunities
    • Tech company performance (overall)
    • Real estate project management and development assessments
    • Assist with M&A projects as directed
  • Assist with Scheduling Management
    • Progress meetings, board meetings, related travel
  • Communication
    • Assist with all types of internal and external communications and enhance communication tools, collection and record keeping, productivity enhancing apps.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Inspires trust in dealing with large financial transactions
  • Demonstrate a high degree of business acumen
  • Exhibits Entrepreneurial spirit with a keen interest in startups and technology
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Exceptional proofreading and communication skills (written and verbal), organizational and interpersonal skills, time management, and goal setting abilities
  • Exceptional technology/social media skills
  • Ability to be appropriately assertive when requesting information with thorough and tenacious follow-up ability. Initiative and resourcefulness in collecting needed information from varied sources.
  • Project management skills desired along with the ability to self-initiate administrative projects and manage multiple priorities
  • High degree of computer proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote), internet applications, and mobile devices
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of individuals working in a wide range of industries and effectively present investment recommendations
  • Ability to work in fast paced, dynamic environment with high energy, while remaining positive and flexible
  • Ability to be on call and work non-traditional hours when needed
  • Travel may be required at times

Work Environment:

  • Works indoors mainly/special events may be outdoors

Physical Requirements:

  • Stands frequently and walksabout the work areas
  • Occasionallystretches up and acrosswhen completing daily tasks
  • Squatting, crouching or kneeling may be required occasionally
  • Twisting the body or neckmay be required occasionally
  • Bendingis occasionally required to facilitate theliftingof items used daily
  • The employee must be able to perform the physical demands of the job with or without reasonable accommodation

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Finance Field advanced degree preferred
  • 3+ years of venture capital analyst, financial analyst experience
  • B.E. and/or M&A, and/or Enterprise Management

If interested, please apply here.

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