Business Analyst Private Equity

  • Düsseldorf
To strengthen our fast-growing operations in our office in Düsseldorf, we are looking for a new colleague with a proactive mindset and strong analytical skills to join our team as a Business Analyst.

Your job at Main

When working at Main you will be surrounded by a dynamic, fast-growing and international work environment. You will join a dedicated team of proactive, like-minded professionals and work together to achieve common goals. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills and grow professionally.

As a member of the investment team, you will actively be involved in evaluating investment opportunities and deal execution.

Why you would love to work for us:

  • You will work in a fun, young and dedicated team within an informal open corporate culture;
  • You will gain a lot of knowledge and insight in a leading sector focused investment fund;
  • You will get the possibility to take part in our international exchange program with our offices in The Hague and Stockholm;
  • You will get a lot of responsibilities at an early stage;
  • You will get a competitive salary with a steep growth curve in career path;
  • You will get an education with a combination of individual trainings, learning from the job and educational modules;
  • You will get to enjoy free lunch every day and our generous Company Fitness Plan.

Why you would be a great fit for us:

  • You have or are close to getting an Academic Master in (financial and/or technical) business or economics.
  • Additional education in computer/information science, (German) law or (Swedish) tax law is an advantage.
  • You have 1-3 years of relevant work experience (including internships/training).
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills to work in a team and the ability to work independently and further develop our Düsseldorf office together with senior staff.
  • You are proactive, analytical and have an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken German and English is a must.

What your responsibilities will be:

  • Execution of investment projects in a team. The team often consists of a Business Analyst/Associate, (Sr.) Investment Manager and/or a Partner
  • Analyzing and explaining (financial) data, building (financial) models, analyzing and insight into investment and financing proposals
  • Performing market and strategy analysis (both with your team and with the Market Intelligence Practice)
  • Preparing investment proposals and presenting them in our weekly team meeting
  • Researching and presenting potential deal flow
  • Assisting with the preparation of quarterly reports
  • Supporting (senior) investment managers and partners in daily activities, including the management and exit of portfolio companies
  • Assisting in the organization of events such as the Main Software 50 and the Main Insight event
  • Support in the sourcing of new funds

The application process

While the process may differ slightly for different roles or teams, the same basics apply. Here you can find a general overview of the application process.

Apply & Invitation

Start your application process by sending in your CV, motivation letter (or video), and grade list. We will review your application documents and if we believe that you are a match you will be invited to enter the hiring process.

Interviews & Case Study

You will undergo several in-person interviews, either on the same day or spread over a period of time. The interview process can be rigorous, but it’s also meant to give you the opportunity to get to know us better too and see whether there’s a match on both ends. Depending on the role, we will ask you to conduct a specifically designed case study. This way we can assess your skills and you’ll know what to expect when working at Main. We’ll let you know early on about any additional information and materials you’ll need in order for you to be able to prepare well.

Decision & Offer

Once your interview process and case study are completed, we’ll review everything. Our decision to hire you is based not only on your aptitude and skills, but also on your potential. At Main we foster a learning-working environment. We strive to create opportunities for our employees to develop and grow, and we look for candidates who demonstrate the same drive and enthusiasm.

Working at Main

Work in a fast-growing, dynamic and international environment

The opportunity to follow an exchange program

Learn on the job

Be part of a young, dedicated and motivated team

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