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VC Associate @ Aflac in San Francisco, CA

Aflac (LinkedIn, Crunchbase) is looking to bring in a Senior VC Associate to it’s growing practice. 

Responsibilities 

  • Supports all aspects of venture investing; leads deal sourcing and screening; leverages relationships with external eco-system to identify and screen deals of interest; initiates discussions and follow-up with start-up leadership and entrepreneurs
  • Works closely with Inside and Outside Counsel on all legal aspects of deals
  • Independently leads key aspects of deal transactions, including, but not limited to, build out and analysis of financial models; performs detailed assessments of investment opportunities; develops investment theses for deals; supports due diligence efforts for deals under consideration; serves as a liaison for Aflac internal support teams
  • Leads pipeline, deal and portfolio reviews; schedules review meetings at appropriate cadence; develops materials in support of internal deal flow/review sessions and external facing meetings
  • Works with Managing Director and other team members to help portfolio companies with their business strategy and exit events; works with portfolio companies to build out quarterly and annual reporting packages; provides ongoing monitoring of key portfolio company performance and metrics
  • Supports all other Aflac Ventures’ activities including Marketing, Operations and Fund Administration
  • Guides and mentors Analysts and other junior members of the team
  • Travel up to 50% required, as needed
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, mathematics, business administration or other quantitative discipline and eight years of professional job-related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • A minimum of four years in the insurance industry, in Strategy or Corporate Development preferred
  • Experience leading, structuring, or supporting M&A and/or venture transactions
  • Business unit experience preferred
  • Experience with storyboarding and developing high quality presentations
  • Master’s degree in Business or Finance required
  • Strong educational background and/or experience in financial modeling, financial statement analysis and statistical analysis

Job Knowledge & Skills

  • Excellent quantitative, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of complex business and financial analysis including applied statistical techniques
  • Strong judgement with the ability to analyze deal options and their implications
  • Excellent facilitation and negotiation skills
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Knowledge of due diligence requirements for investment deals
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

If interested, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

January 11, 2018 at 1:39 am