Standard Life Aberdeen plc is one of the world’s largest investment companies, and we are built on a long standing culture of caring about the future and making a positive impact. Together we invest for a better future. We do it to make a difference to the lives of our clients and customers, our employees, society and our shareholders.
Our strategy is to build a vibrant and value-creating purpose-led organization, with the current and future needs of our stakeholders at the heart of all we do.
Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) manages over $600 billion of assets, making it one of the largest active management firms in the world. Within private markets, ASI offers institutional investors a wide array of capabilities including private equity, venture capital, infrastructure, private credit and real assets. The firm’s scale, breadth of expertise and geographic reach enable it to deliver market-leading private-market solutions globally, with a strong presence in the United States.
We are currently seeking candidates for the role of Private Equity Sr. Analyst to join our Boston-based private equity team. In this role, the successful candidate will gain access to a multitude of private equity strategies and investment types, including primary fund investments, secondary investments, and direct equity co-investments. The senior analyst role offers an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to further develop their knowledge of private equity and pursue a long term career in the industry.
The main focus of the senior analyst role is to provide investment and business support to the private equity team by:
- Screening new investment opportunities
- Assisting in the due diligence process and preparation of investment recommendation papers for funds and companies that represent attractive investment opportunities
- Carrying out portfolio data analysis and financial modeling
- Monitoring of existing investments and portfolios
- Highly analytical with experience conducting financial analysis, with a solid understanding of Excel
- Self-motivated with proven ability to work in a team
- Effective communication skills (oral and written)
- Strong accounting and finance skills
- Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced, changing environment
- Ability to build and nurture personal relationships with a diverse range of people/personalities at a variety of different levels
Core knowledge / experience
- An undergraduate degree in finance, economics, accounting, or other such relevant field
- Familiarity with investing concepts advantageous
- Prior involvement with private equity a plus
- 2 to 3+ years of post-undergraduate work experience
When you join ASI, you will be rewarded with a comprehensive benefits package that invests in each employee’s financial future, health and well-being. We offer a range of benefits to meet your family’s needs and employees are immediately eligible to begin participating. We have an environment where you can learn, get involved and be supported.
What we offer:
Best in class Medical, Dental, and Vision plans with well-known carriers; Telehealth and Health Concierge services
Health, Dependent and Commuter Flexible Spending Plans
Employer provided Life Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Short Term and Long Term disability with additional optional coverage options
Investing for your Future – 401(k) Retirement Savings plan with top notch company Profit Sharing contribution which is immediately vested!
Generous time off starting day one with 4+ weeks annual vacation plus 9 paid holidays
Paid Parental, Adoption, and Family Sick/Caregiver leave programs
Volunteer Days and Study Time to focus on what is important to you!
Make a donation to your favorite Charity and ASI will match up to $500 per year!
Employee Assistance, Travel and Discount Programs. From helping you navigate the healthcare system, to providing resources and assistance to parents and caregivers of children with development disabilities.
Flexible, voluntary benefits including Accident Insurance, Identity Protection, and Legal Assistance
Wellness program including Nutritional Counseling and Gym Membership Reimbursements
How we create value
Our strategic drivers are the foundations from which we deliver for all our stakeholders: High Impact Intelligence, Enduring Relationships, Connections without borders and Future fit. You can find out more about our values here.
Our Inclusive Culture
We are committed to exploring the possibilities of working smarter. This means we’d like to hear from you, whatever way you like to work.
We have a long-term commitment to building inclusive workplaces; we value diversity in our workforce and welcome enquiries from everyone. If you need assistance or a reasonable adjustment due to a disability please let us know as part of your application and we will assist. You can find out more about our inclusive culture here.
Aberdeen Standard Investments is an affirmative action – equal opportunity employer.
Aberdeen Standard Investments is an affirmative action – equal opportunity employer. We’re committed to providing an inclusive workplace where all forms of difference are valued and which is free from any form of unfair or unlawful treatment. We define diversity in its broadest sense – this includes but is not limited to our diversity of educational and professional backgrounds, experience, cognitive and neurodiversity, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief and ethnicity and geographical provenance. Standard Life Aberdeen supports a culture that values meritocracy, fairness and transparency and welcomes enquiries from everyone.