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OMERS | New York, NY

Job Summary

Identify, evaluate, acquire and actively manage direct, control private equity investments. 2 years of work experience in investment banking, management consulting, private equity or a relevant field.


Why Join Us?

Are you looking to join a dynamic pension plan that embodies the strong values of its 500,000 members and is an industry leading global investor? If so, we would love to tell you our story.

At OMERS we put our people first and are proud to embrace the diversity of thought and leadership that comes from having locations in Toronto, London, New York, Singapore, Sydney and other major cities across North America and Europe. Our culture is truly one of a kind. We get stuff done, and have fun doing it. We take great pride in contributing to the communities where we live with an ever-constant eye to the global investment markets.

OMERS Private Equity (“OPE”) seeks to use its significant and differentiated capital base to partner with management teams of industry-leading businesses. We are direct investors with a long-term view of success, $12.8Bn AUM and a mandate to invest $3B each year in an evergreen fund structure. OPE is the private equity investment arm of OMERS, one of Canada’s largest pension plans with $121 billion of net assets under management across all of their investment classes including private equity, growth equity, venture capital, public markets, infrastructure and real estate. For more information, please visit

Our dynamic investment team draws from backgrounds in private equity, investment banking and consulting. With an excellent investment track record and years of private equity experience, we work in partnership with our companies to build long-term value. OPE prides itself on its caring and collegial culture. The private equity team values associate engagement and quality experiences. We strive to identify candidates who are well suited to our unique, team-based environment.

As an Associate in the Private Equity team you will be involved in identifying, evaluating, acquiring and actively managing direct, control private equity investments.


* Evaluate and execute new investment opportunities
* Research, analyze and evaluate new investment opportunities through industry research, competitor assessments, financial statement analysis and financial modeling
* Develop financial models depicting a company’s historical and projected financial results
* Develop and maintain broader reaching relationships within banking, lending, and PE in order to source new deals or find new investment themes of interest
* Prepare commercial and operational due diligence
* Assess financial returns and risks for new investment opportunities
* Prepare internal investment presentations
* Manage existing portfolio companies
* Evaluate operating and financial performance
* Work alongside management to research and execute tuck-in acquisitions
* Support capital structure management, including debt refinancing, tax planning and capital budgeting
* Conduct financial reporting to support decision making
* Ad-hoc operating projects alongside management


* 2 years of work experience in investment banking, management consulting, private equity or a relevant field
* Strong analytical, quantitative and financial modelling skills
* Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple priorities and timelines
* Excellent interpersonal skills and both written and verbal communication skills
* Intellectually curious and have a long investment horizon
* Attention to detail and strong analytical skills
* Commitment to stay current on a variety of topics related to the investment themes being explored
* Embrace collaborative sharing of knowledge within a team environment
* Driven to achieving results and continuously striving to deliver the highest performance through creative thinking

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  • Min Experience: 2 years