Investment Analyst, Private Capital, Financial Services TeamThe OpportunityAs an Investment Analyst, Private Capital in our Equities department, you will have a key role in analyzing potential private equity investment opportunities, executing transactions and working with existing portfolio companies to craft strategy and implement value-enhancing initiatives. Get the chance to define and differentiate yourself as an investor and build strategic relationships with investment banks and industry executives. We work in lean teams which will give you great exposure and hands-on learning opportunities.Who you’ll work withEvery day, across a range of business sectors and in locations around the world, Ontario Teachers’, home to one of the world’s largest, most sophisticated pools of private capital, actively seeks opportunities for partnership and to invest in companies that are looking to grow. You will be joining our Toronto office where you will work directly supporting senior team members to evaluate and manage private equity investments.The Financial Services Team invests across the financial services sector with a focus on insurance, asset and wealth management, specialty finance, financial technology and services businesses.The Equities department is comprised of: Private Capital Industry Groups, the Global Funds Team, the High Conviction Equities Team and the Portfolio Management Team. The department’s mission is to deliver growth through investments in both private and publicly traded entities.What you’ll doConduct research to support the development of investment strategies and evaluate potential investment opportunitiesBuild financial models from the ground up that will be utilized for overall investment valuation, transaction structuring, and financingWork with existing models developed by colleagues to incorporate new data and verify resultsCoordinate third-party due diligence advisors and assist in the negotiation and execution of transactionsWork with management teams to implement initiatives and strategic decisionsParticipate in the ongoing management and monitoring of portfolio companies, including the annual valuation processExcel at preparation of investment recommendations and presentations to Private Capital’s investment committeesWhat you’ll needA relevant undergraduate degree with excellent academic performanceMinimum 1 year of meaningful work experience, ideally in private equity, investment banking, corporate development, consulting or transaction servicesStrong financial modeling and analytical skillsDeep understanding of fundamental investment and valuation analysisSelf-motivated individual with the dedication to perform in a fast-paced environmentExcellent interpersonal, communications and collaboration skillsHigh degree of professionalism and integrityHighly proficient in Excel and PowerPointWillingness to travel (primarily within North America)What we’re offeringPay for performance environment that offers competitive salary and incentivesNumerous opportunities for professional growth and developmentComprehensive employer paid benefits coverage, including a Health Spending AccountGuaranteed retirement income through a defined benefit pension planCompetitive time offDiscount programs including Edvantage and PerkopolisDegreed: a digital platform that helps you quickly and easily discover, share, and track ALL kinds of learning resources – from courses to videos to articles and more.At Ontario Teachers’, we are a globally minded organization and take pride ensuring that the people we hire and the culture we create reflects and celebrates diversity of thought, background and experience. Through our Inclusion & Diversity Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) events, we offer a variety of opportunities for colleagues to connect for the purposes of professional development and networking & mentoring.If you require an accommodation for the application, recruitment or interview process, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.How to applyAre you ready to pursue new challenges and take your career to the next level? Apply today!You will be invited to complete a pre-recorded digital interview as part of your application. This portion of your application will take approximately 10 minutes to complete.We thank you for applying, however, only those selected to continue will be contacted. Note that candidates must be legally entitled to work in the country where this role is located.#LI-JF1Functional Area:InvestmentsRequisition ID:3422The privacy of your personal information is important to us. Please visit our Privacy Centre to learn how we handle your personal information.