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Analyst, Private Equity

Toronto, ONFull-time, Permanent

Are you a proactive investment professional with a desire to build your private equity investing skills and experience? Would you thrive working in a fast-paced environment in a growing organization? Want to work with a dynamic and highly engaged team of talented professionals who are making a difference?

We have an exciting new opportunity for an Analyst, Private Equity to work within our Investments team.

The Analyst, Private Equity will be responsible for assisting the senior investment professionals in the identification, evaluation, selection, and monitoring of CAAT’s private equity investments. CAAT’s Private Equity team is focused on building diversified portfolios through fund commitments and directs/co-investments. By combining best-in-class manager selection with the ability to strategically deploy capital into attractive opportunities, the Private Equity team seeks to deliver attractive risk-adjusted returns over the long term.

We are looking for someone with the following attributes:

  • Excellent financial analysis and modeling skills and an ability to perform cash flow, valuation and capital structure analysis
  • Strong knowledge of investment research and trends
  • Sound oral and written communication, interpersonal and critical thinking skills
  • An ability to work collaboratively in a small, informal team setting or independently with solid prioritization and organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic, honesty, and integrity
  • Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate Degree from an accredited institution
  • One to three years experience in investment banking, transaction advisory or private markets-focused investing at a pension fund, family office or investment management firm is preferred
  • Working towards an MBA and/or CFA
  • Once here:

  • You will support the screening, due diligence, monitoring and reporting of private equity primary fund commitments and co-investments
  • You will contribute to the monitoring of the current private equity portfolio and maintain a prioritized pipeline of investment opportunities
  • You will assist in the preparation of materials for internal meetings and external due diligence
  • You will conduct research on private equity investment themes and perform special projects as needed
  • You will assist in the evaluation of prospective private equity investment opportunities, including; valuation, market trends, competition, and key investment risks and merits
  • You will assist in the preparation of private equity-related quarterly Investment Committee meeting and senior management reporting materials and assist with accounting, finance, or administrative functions when needed
  • You will review regular reporting and participate in conference calls related to CAAT’s private equity investments
  • You will, with direction from senior staff, contribute to the standardization and documentation of CAAT’s private market investing practices and processes
  • What does CAAT offer you?

  • An industry competitive salary and the benefit of a growing small business atmosphere with a large and growing base of members, employers and assets to invest
  • A flexible and friendly work environment, comprehensive health and dental benefits package, life insurance, and a Goodlife fitness membership
  • Support for your career development goals
  • What should you know about us?

  • We are the proud recipient of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures and Greater Toronto’s Top Employers 2020 which speaks to our exceptional workplace culture
  • We are conveniently located at the Eaton Centre in downtown Toronto with ready access to the subway and PATH systems
  • We believe the success of the Plan is grounded in its expertise as well as its values of integrity, teamwork, and a trusting, respectful working environment.
  • Additional information about the CAAT Pension Plan can be found at
  • If you are interested, please submit your application by May 8, 2020, with Analyst, Private Equity in the subject line.

    We recruit and select the most qualified candidates and thank all applicants for their interest but only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

    CAAT Pension Plan is an equal opportunity employer that supports abilities and diversity of all kinds. If you require accommodation during the recruiting and selection process, please let us know.

    Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • investment banking: 1 year (Preferred)
  • transaction advisory or private markets-focused investing : 1 year (Preferred)
  • Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Required)
  • Licence:

  • CFA (Preferred)
  • Only candidates can apply for this job.

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