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Junior Analyst - Corporate Securities

Employer
Arena Investors I Quaestor Advisors
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Other
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Arena’s Corporate Securities team based in the London office are looking to expand the investment team through the addition of a junior analyst (max 1-2 years’ prior investment or finance experience).

The Corporate Securities team has a very flexible mandate with a truly sector- and geography-agnostic approach. They broadly consider credit investment opportunities in the public securities or traded credit spaces, as well as direct origination opportunities that offer sufficiently attractive risk-adjusted returns.

In the role, the individual will support the senior members of the team. Ideal candidates will have a demonstrated interest in finance and investing; thrive in an intense, team-oriented environment; and have a highly organised, self-motivated, and resourceful personality.



Responsibilities:


Day to day responsibilities will be varied, but will typically include:

• Performing business due diligence and financial analysis of target investment companies.

• Building financial models, performing valuation, capital structure and cashflow analysis, and conducting industry research.

• Preparing daily reports and market screens to assist with monitoring the universe for potential investments.

• Preparing and presenting comprehensive memo-style investment memoranda and investment committee materials to assist with ongoing analysis of potential investment opportunities.

• Participating in portfolio company monitoring and post-closing events.

• Helping to screen / identify attractive opportunities for further due diligence, including direct company outreach via e-mail.

Requirements

The individual will have demonstrated an ability to work in a fast-paced, performance-driven environment with an ability to think broadly about the business, incorporating continual improvement of processes and procedures with a goal of excellence while focusing on accuracy and efficiency.

• Attending or recently graduated from a top-tier university, ideally in a quantitative area (e.g., finance, economics, engineering or accounting).

• 0-2 years of investment banking, leveraged finance, trading or credit experience at a bank, broker dealer or investment firm (internship experience included) will be viewed favourably.

• Excellent Microsoft Excel and writing skills. Experience with financial modelling and using Bloomberg terminals is a plus.

• The highest level of personal integrity and ethical standards.

Benefits
  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Training & Development
  • Hybrid Schedule
  • Free Food & Snacks
  • Wellness Resources

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