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Portfolio Management - Valuations & Analytics, Associate

Company: myGwork
Location: Trenton
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Blackstone is the world's largest alternative asset manager. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our $951 billion in assets under management include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, infrastructure, life sciences, growth equity, opportunistic, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Further information is available at . Follow @blackstone on LinkedIn , Twitter , and Instagram .

Job Title : Portfolio Valuations & Analytics, Associate
Job Description :
Blackstone's Portfolio Management group is looking for an Associate within its Valuations & Analytics team. The core focus of the group is to evaluate, analyze and summarize valuation and performance results for Blackstone's portfolios on a regular basis. In addition, the group is responsible for forecasting financials, producing fund level performance records and analytics, as well as preparing various LP and management reports and requests. Other responsibilities may include supporting the broader finance and investor relations teams on an ad hoc basis in dealing with clients and investors and in fulfilling management requests.
Assisting with updating valuation templates each quarter, including discounted cash flow (DCF), performance multiple (PM) and other valuation models
Compiling documentation to support actual financial and company comparable assumptions used in the valuation models
Assessing underlying assumptions used to develop DCF, performance multiples, and other valuations
Maintaining, preparing and analyzing summary valuation and performance schedules
Participating in discussions with and providing deliverables to various constituents, including Deal Analysts, Investor Relations professionals, and Senior Management as well as External and Internal Audit groups
Updating quarterly planning models to reflect actual performance, and roll future cash flows.
Completing variance analyses
Assessing value creation drivers that have contributed to changes in valuations over the holding period of each investment
Assisting in enhancing the group's reporting processes, procedures and analytics
Participating in various group initiatives and projects

Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or a quantitative discipline (preferred)
1+ years of experience in a financial role, and a strong academic performance
Ability to communicate effectively
Ability to adapt to new challenges in a dynamic environment while handling multiple projects
Keen attention to detail
Ability to prioritize deliverables and meet demanding deadlines
Ability to work well within a team-oriented environment or individually
Strong analytical skills
Previous valuation experience and working knowledge of Capital IQ and Bloomberg are a plus
Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint is required

The duties and responsibilities described here are not exhaustive and additional assignments, duties, or responsibilities may be required of this position. Assignments, duties, and responsibilities may be changed at any time, with or without notice, by Blackstone in its sole discretion.
Expected annual base salary range:
$90,000 - $115,000 Actual base salary within that range will be determined by several components including but not limited to the individual's experience, skills, qualifications and job location. For roles located outside of the US, please disregard the posted salary bands as these roles will follow a separate compensation process based on local market comparables.

Additional compensation: Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits offered in connection with the advertised role.
Blackstone is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital or partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic predisposition, veteran or military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, a sex offense or stalking, or any other class or status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training. All Blackstone employees, including but not limited to recruiting personnel and hiring managers, are required to abide by this policy.
If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete your application, please contact Human Resources at 212-583-5000 (US), +44 (0)20 7451 4000 (EMEA) or +852 3656 8600 (APAC).
Depending on the position, you may be required to obtain certain securities licenses if you are in a client facing role and/or if you are engaged in the following:
Attending client meetings where you are discussing Blackstone products and/or and client questions;

Marketing Blackstone funds to new or existing clients;

Supervising or training securities licensed employees;

Structuring or creating Blackstone funds/products; and

Advising on marketing plans prepared by a sales team or developing and/or contributing information for marketing materials.

Note: The above list is not the exhaustive list of activities requiring securities licenses and there may be roles that require review on a case-by-case basis. Please speak with your Blackstone Recruiting contact with any questions.

To submit your application please complete the form below. Fields marked with a red asterisk * must be completed to be considered for employment (although some can be answered "prefer not to say"). Failure to provide this information may compromise the follow-up of your application. When you have finished click Submit at the bottom of this form.

This employer is a corporate member of
myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals,
students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

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