Senior Analyst, Global Private Equity Fund Management
The Carlyle Group•Washington, DC, USA•On-site
Victoria (Edelman) K. is hiring for this job
$85,000 - $150,000 a Year (Estimated)
May sponsor international talent
Meet the hiring team
Diversity Recruiter at The Carlyle Group
The Fund Management (FM) team is responsible for the operations of Carlyle’s investment funds. FM is focused on bringing a broad skillset to serve as a true strategic partner to Carlyle’s investment teams (“the business”). The Fund Management team 1) partners with segment / fund leadership in setting future strategic direction and decision making, primarily focusing on financial and executional considerations, 2) collaborates with the business to ensure strong risk management, seamless execution and high performance, 3) connects the business to the broader organization to enable the business to leverage the full breadth of Carlyle resources, 4) supports business and investor relations teams in proactively managing and growing investor relationships, and 5) brings a combined finance and operational skillset in understanding the business and managing risk / compliance.
Successful members of the FM team are highly adaptable and able to shift gears quickly, often juggling many high-profile priorities under tight deadlines. They have a superior work ethic and embrace that the fast-paced, dynamic nature of our business often requires commitment outside of normal business hours. The FM team is a collection of very detail-oriented self-starters that possess intellectual curiosity and an ability to think creatively.
Review and analyze quarterly valuations and exit forecasts for fund portfolio companies prepared by investment teams. Own and manage organization and retention of quarterly valuation deliverables and related supporting documentation.
Coordinate and review quarterly reporting on the performance of Carlyle portfolio companies to both internal and external stakeholders. Respond to internal stakeholder and external investor requests for information on an as needed basis.
Working with their FM fund team and partnership accounting, support the business by managing cash transactions related to investments. This includes organizing investor capital calls and distributions as well as coordinating internal documentation and calculations to effect deal closings and preparing / reviewing / finalizing funds flow procedures.
Ad-hoc responsibilities as assigned, potentially including
Review portfolio company operational updates and other financial analysis and research.
Support investment team leadership to prepare presentations for investor meetings.
Assist with fundraising efforts for new funds, including preparation of marketing materials and preparation of responses to due diligence requests.
Collect and report miscellaneous performance metrics.
Developing ad-hoc Fund Management-related materials and analysis.
Support the fund audit process (with primary responsibility for facilitating the audit of portfolio company valuations) and assist with internal and external transaction and control testing, including preparing transaction close packages, obtaining supporting documentation, facilitating calls between investment teams and auditors, and preparing/analyzing ad-hoc audit requests.
Assist with the preparation of, and provide support for, annual and quarterly fund operating budgets through completion of revenue and expense projections. Perform quarterly budget-to-actual variance analysis.
Accounting, Finance or Economics degree preferred
Exceptional candidates in other majors considered, particularly those with relevant coursework or professional experience and strong analytical and quantitative skills
Demonstrated record of expertise in quantitative analysis and financial modelling
Strong accounting or financial background with the capability and desire to learn the accounting and financial principles related to private equity
Advanced Microsoft Office (including Excel and PowerPoint) skills required
Ability to operate in a demanding and fast paced environment and balance multiple tasks
Significant overtime as well as availability outside of normal business hours required frequently, especially during quarterly valuation cycles, in connection with deal closings and during fundraising periods
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Self-starter with an ownership mentality
Strong interpersonal skills a must
Well-rounded with strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team
Ability to succeed in a matrix organization with multiple areas of responsibilities
High integrity and dedication to maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive and proprietary material
About the company
Carlyle is a global investment firm with $325 billion of assets under management. Our purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of our investors, portfolio companies and the communities in which we live and invest. Founded in 1987 in Washington, DC, Carlyle has grown into one of the world’s largest and most successful global investment firms, with nearly 1,850 people operating in 26 offices across five continents.