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Position: Private Markets Operational Due Diligence Associate
Job Number: MS03881
Location: NY - New York City
Date Posted: 2017-09-11
Salary Range: $126-150k Over $150k
Job Summary:

Exciting Opportunity with a Premier Portfolio Advisory Firm!

Company Information:

Name: Leading Asset Management Firm

Job Description:

The firm is actively growing its private markets business and seeking a candidate with private equity industry experience. New hires are expected to have both the subjective and objective skills necessary to assess the business and operational risks of private market investments from an investor’s perspective.

The position is based in the firm’s New York City office and will include regular interaction with global colleagues and clients and regular travel.

Responsibilities

• Conducting on-site visits/meetings, verification with various service providers, reference checking and document reviews
• Liaising with external parties while performing due diligence and background checks
• Reviewing financial statements and legal documents
• Assessing fraud risk, back office sufficiency, conflicts of interest and other potential business risks
• Drafting research reports and communicating research findings to clients
• Developing and maintaining relationships throughout the industry

Requirements / Qualifications:

• 3 to 5 years of accounting, audit, back office or legal experience in the private equity industry
• Strong writing and communication skills
• Independent and critical thinking skills
• Ability to handle multiple responsibilities
• Entrepreneurial spirit
• Positive attitude, team player and strong work ethic

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