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VC Analyst @ ACME in Austin, TX

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CME General Corp. is a privately-held professional services company focused on connecting public sector clients (initially in the national security space), with innovative early-to-mid-stage start-ups as well as other stakeholders from across academic, industry, and the financial sector to drive the delivery of cutting-edge solutions to critical public sector challenges and the disruptive evolution of legacy client systems and service models.

Job Description & Key Responsibilities

Venture Analysts work with senior ACME General and client leadership to:

  • assess the commercial feasibility of new technologies that can potentially fill key public sector client capability gaps
  • develop structures and processes addressing how our clients interact with the startup and venture capital communities
  • build productive relationships alongside clients with the startup and venture capital communities that can be leveraged to evaluate new technologies

Professional Experience/Qualifications/Competencies/Traits

A successful candidate for a Venture Analyst position with the ACME General team will possess most, if not all, of the following attributes:

  • bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, preferably in a financial, management, or technical field
  • at least 2 years of experience in investment banking, management consulting, or at a venture capital fund
  • a deep understanding of financial analysis and financial modeling
  • demonstrated ability to take ownership of an initiative and independently drive that initiative to a successful outcome
  • highly process-oriented with strong attention to detail
  • strong written and oral communication skills with an ability to anticipate client and management needs and to ask well-crafted questions that generate meaningful insights
  • the willingness to advocate a viewpoint through active debate while also being self-reflective and receptive to feedback
  • a relentless need for intellectual stimulation including a commitment to truth-seeking, a willingness to ask questions, and the intellectual honesty to admit when something is unknown
  • an unwavering commitment to the highest standards of honesty and ethical behavior and a willingness to prioritize the needs of the client and team over the self when necessary
  • the endurance to sift through detailed and dense information and decipher the actionable data
  • a collaborative, team-oriented approach combined with an entrepreneurial mindset and the ability to work autonomously in the absence of constant oversight and direction

Equal Opportunity Employer

ACME General Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

 

If interested, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

April 10, 2019 at 11:26 pm

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