Careers

"Culture eats strategy for breakfast."
- Peter Drucker

For our firm to excel, we need to do two things extraordinarily well:

  1. Help our clients succeed.
  2. Attract, develop and retain the best people in every role.

Our values and our culture are central to our success.  All members of our team make an explicit commitment to uphold these values.

We are looking for people who are:

Benefits of being a part of our team: 

We receive strong interest from highly-qualified candidates and are highly selective. Typically, less than 0.5 percent of applicants will receive an offer from us. 

Our vision is to build the firm with best-in-class people in each role. We are growing very quickly and are seeking passionate, inquisitive and entrepreneurial individuals to join our team in various capacities.

If you have excelled in multiple endeavors and are seeking ever-greater challenges and elite professional development, we would like to hear from you. 

OPEN POSITIONS INCLUDE:

Investment Banking Analyst

 

About the Firm

Valitas Capital Partners is a corporate finance advisory firm that specializes in private market mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. Over the course of our team’s careers, we have completed nearly 200 transactions worth in excess of $180 billion (see Our Transaction Experience). Entrepreneurs and executives trust us to provide advice for their most important and transformational projects, such as selling their businesses, raising capital, executing acquisition programs and implementing audacious value creation strategies. We have earned this trust because we expertly apply tools and techniques developed at leading global investment banks and private equity firms to deliver a level of excellence typically only available to much larger companies working with top-tier global investment banks.

For our firm to excel, we need to do two things extraordinarily well:

  • Drive extraordinary client outcomes
  • Attract, develop and retain the best people in every role

Our high-performance culture is governed by five core values:

  1. Growth Mindset: Curious and drawn to challenges. See this video
  2. Rigour: Smart, disciplined and thorough.
  3. Initiative: Anticipate and take the next step, ask questions when unsure.
  4. Trustworthiness: Can be counted on to do the right thing and to deliver on commitments.
  5. Teamwork: Elevate the people around us though communication, collaboration and candor.

All members of our team make an explicit commitment to uphold these values.

About the Analyst Role

Valitas is seeking a talented Investment Banking Analyst to support our firm's active mandates and firm-building activities. For candidates who want to learn about M&A and corporate finance, this role offers far superior professional development to similar roles at most other firms:

  • Exposure to and mentorship from the founder and other senior members of the firm
  • An entrepreneurial, transparent, high-performance culture that rewards excellence with rapid career advancement
  • Expert application of advanced tools and methods used by the leading global investment banks and private equity funds for clients
  • More client exposure for junior team than typical investment banks

Those who join our team are expected to adjust to their roles very quickly, and will be assigned independent projects early on, with guidance and mentorship from senior management. In this role, you will:

  • Perform financial modelling, including valuation work using various models (e.g. discounted cash flow analysis, comparable company analysis, precedent transaction analysis);
  • Perform financial and strategic fit analysis for potential targets and bidders, including industry research;
  • Compile financial statements from general ledger information, analyze trends and execute financial and business due diligence processes
  • Research, build and maintain internal databases as necessary;
  • Assist in preparing extensive written documents (e.g. pitch books, confidential information memoranda, etc.);
  • Assist with transaction execution as required; and
  • Provide leverage to the partners and advisors of the firm in a challenging and high-performance environment.

Please review the application instructions within this posting.

About the Successful Candidate

First and foremost, we are seeking team members who are aligned with our values. Valitas people are entrepreneurial, smart, humble, curious and drawn to challenges. The successful Analyst is Articulate and precise in their written and oral communicators and listens carefully to synthesize information quickly. Other attributes essential to this role are:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and meticulous with graphics in PowerPoint
  • Proven track record of project execution in a similar fast-paced professional setting
  • Ability to succeed in a work from home environment

Qualifications, Skills and Requirements

  • Completed or working towards a CPA designation. Able to compile financial statements from general ledger information
  • Academic excellence in completing a bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Economics or a related technical discipline
  • 1 – 3 years of relevant post-graduate experience in transaction advisory, corporate finance or audit. Experience with financial due diligence is required
  • Excellent analytical and financial modeling skills
  • Strong technical accounting proficiency, including knowledge of financial statements and general accounting principles
  • Experience working with companies (ideally from multiple industries) with over $20 million in revenue
  • Evaluated as exceptional performer in current or previous position

If you have excelled in multiple endeavors up to this point in your career and are seeking ever-greater challenges and elite professional development, we would like to hear from you.

Application Instructions

Application Deadline: August 15th, 2020 11:59pm

Applications should include a resume, cover letter, transcript and responses to the below questions in one PDF file. We will only consider application packages compiled in one PDF file.

Please submit responses to the following three questions and include them in the PDF file with the rest of your application package. Please keep each response to fewer than 300 words.

  1. Why is Valitas the right fit for your professional ambitions?
  2. Why are you the ideal candidate for this role?
  3. Describe in detail a complex financial due diligence project you were tasked with. Include both the size of the company as well as the specific roles or functions you played on your team.

Please email your application package to dawid.misiak@valitascapital.com in one PDF file.

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