Private Equity Analyst or Associate Private Equity Analyst or Associate …

Curtis Murray Associates
à Casablanca, Grand Casablanca, Maroc
CDI, Plein-temps
Dernière candidature, 01 juil. 20
Curtis Murray Associates
à Casablanca, Grand Casablanca, Maroc
CDI, Plein-temps
Dernière candidature, 01 juil. 20
The Analyst or Associate will be responsible for supporting sector analyses, transaction due diligence and closing processes for acquisitions and dispositions. The successful candidate(s) will assist with the budgeting and forecasting process of the balance sheet and P&L statement of target firms. Additionally, Associate will be involved with commercial, finance and accounting transitions with the portfolio of investee companies.

Our client is a well-respected Private Equity Fund with various offices in Sub Saharan and North Africa. This position will be based their Casablanca office.

The Analyst would be expected to have 18-30 months relevant work experiences AFTER stages/internships.

The Associate would be expected to have 24-48 months relevant work experiences AFTER stages/internships.

Candidates with private equity, management/strategic consultancy, independent investment banking or accounting (Big4 or less likely mid-tier partnerships) experience, especially in Transaction Services will be favoured.

Position Summary - will primarily deliver a range of valuation services, financial analyses and market analyses.

Education & Skills sought
• Graduated from a reputable business school or engineering school (inciding possibly French grandes ecoles).
• Ideally considerable experience of constructing and reviewing valuation models and other financial models including: DCF, comparable company, comparable transactions, commodity contracts / forecasts, and other intangible asset models
• Knowledge of software packages including MS Word and MS PowerPoint
• Advanced Excel skills and strong modelling and financial valuation skills
• Strong organizational, quantitative and problem-solving skills
• High attention to detail
• A willingness to continue to learn and ask questions, and to demonstrate a thoughtful business curiosity.

Role Details
• Providing support to more experienced team members
• Financial modelling and analysis as well as Market sector research
• Involved in some external meetings
• Post investment monitoring of management accounts
• Analysis and execution of investment strategies
• Develop flexible financial models and perform ad hoc financial forecasting, analyses and modelling
• Develop, conduct and coordinate financial analyses, reports and presentations to facilitate making important business decisions
• Conduct financial and business (e.g. industry analysis, competitive position, growth prospects) diligence and evaluate new product development and acquisitions. 
• Performing valuations on a wide range of industry sectors across the North African business world. Experience in other regions also important for this task / role
• Provide analytical support for equity transactions
• With time, participate in strategic planning and budget processes of acquired portfolio companies.
• Contributing to the design and enhancement of the financial models used to perform valuations and portfolio monitoring
• With time, working with management of investee companies to maintain good portfolio company relationships.

Commercial Awareness
• Ideally some knowledge of several industry sectors, e.g. Business Services, Education, Manufacturing & FMCG, Healthcare Providers & Services, or Software & IT Services
• Some experience and sensitivity in maintaining business relationships


• Native French reqiuired and ideally Arabic speaker
• Strong verbal and written communication skills in English

• Strong team player