PrivCo (www.privco.com), the leading private company financial data and news provider, is seeking a Manager of Financial Research w/3-5 years of experience to lead a team of 10 to 15 research associates and analysts as we continue to build our proprietary and innovative research database into the next billion-dollar start up! We are a fast-growing, funded, and profitable growth-stage financial internet company founded by an internet industry pioneer (co-founder of Vault.com), and are looking for an experienced private financial market enthusiast in search of a challenge and who wants to become a full-time member of our fun team in Chelsea.
Why We'll Be Successful:
(1) The Press Loves Us! We are now cited daily by the biggest media outlets, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune, Time Magazine, The Today Show, NPR, The Financial Times, The LA Times, The Chicago Tribune, The New York Post, CNBC, Bloomberg, and across the globe (UK's Daily Guardian, Daily Mirror, BBC Television, and The Times of India.)
(2) Our Clients Love Us! Yes, unlike so many other startups who have no business model or paying clients, our paying clients already include premier companies like Google, Andreessen Horowitz (top V.C. firm), AT Kearney, Bain Capital (top private equity firm), Forbes Magazine, Gartner Group (top market research firm), G.E., Goldman Sachs, and Silicon Valley Bank.
(3) We're funded! We have millions of dollars behind us including the support of our serial entrepreneur Founder & CEO (see bio) who already has built and sold a $100 million startup company (Vault.com), and has won various awards, including Top Entrepreneur of the Year.
Recent PrivCo coverage cited in the media:
Wall Street Journal
Inside Bay Area
Manage a team of 10 to 15 bright and motivated financial research associates and analysts
Execute on specific strategic initiatives while always continuously improving PrivCo's product
Perform business and financial research, and written analysis on specific companies, industries, and deals that reaches a wide, expert audience and client base
Research, track, analyze and report on real-time business news (including private market M&A, Private Equity, and Venture Capital deal activity)
Minimum of 3 to 5 years work experience in investment banking (Corporate Finance or M&A), private equity, venture capital, and/or you can demonstrate an exceptional understanding of Finance proven through other experiences
A degree in Finance or Accounting from a top tier university
Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Sincere and demonstrated interested in business
Salary is competitive with market compensation and is based on experience. Significant stock options and monthly performance bonuses are also available for the right candidate. Other perks include several weeks of vacation, health plans, and a casual loft-office environment in Chelsea with a great group of people hailing from all over the U.S. and abroad.
The ideal candidate has exceptional experience, intellectual drive, high energy, a get-it-done attitude, and a sense of humor. Most of all, the candidate must be able to make strategic decisions under pressure and never be satisfied with the status quo.
Please respond with a resume and cover letter describing why you're a great fit for our company. Please save documents as .pdf and also include standardized test scores and undergraduate GPA.