BDC WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY VENTURE FUND – ANALYST

  Toronto

Job Description

No other bank is doing what we do.

At BDC, we’re devoted to Canadian entrepreneurs. We’re also dedicated to our employees. Adaptable. Inspiring. Different. There’s a reason we like to work here and we think you’ll like it too.

Diversity. Inclusion. They’re more than just words for BDC. We are committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion. Our goal is to have a team that reflects gender and visible diversity. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of your education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs. 

POSITION OVERVIEW

BDC Capital’s Women in Technology Venture Fund is one of the largest funds in the world dedicated to investing in women led technology companies. The fund is return driven while building a sustainable ecosystem that supports women leaders in technology and investing roles across Canada. This is a team of go-getters who work with entrepreneurs who want to build big things. We are trusted partners to 30 companies in our existing portfolio and a large number of organizations and investors across Canada and around the world to help our companies build exceptional businesses and generate real wealth.

As an Analyst, you are an integral member of our investment team and involved in all aspects of the investment and portfolio management process. You will assist the team in building and managing an existing and growing portfolio of investments, work on new investments and help us build the next fund to support even more women in tech in Canada.

CHALLENGES TO BE MET 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Tracking/reporting on metrics, monitoring investment portfolios, providing financial, forecasting and statistical analyses, and identifying potential opportunities and issues. Build competitive and market intelligence for existing investments, and provide forward-looking sectoral analysis;

  • Assisting in due diligence and prepare internal investment documents as required;

  • Managing internal reporting requirements by acting as a liaison with the back-office to perform semi-annual valuations and other requests;

  • Assisting in managing the deal pipeline to ensure a high-quality top of funnel; 

  • Source new investment opportunities, collaborate in the evaluation and assessment of new and follow-on investments and participate in deal execution. Represent the BDC WIT team at conferences and other industry events to build a relevant network of contacts and identify new investment opportunities.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR 

Education and relevant work experience are the following:

  • One to four years of work experience in venture capital, private equity, investment banking, management consulting with technology companies.

  • Undergraduate degree in business, engineering or computer science with a preference for MBA.

  • Interest in early stage technology ecosystem, startups

  • Relevant experience within a startup or emerging technology company

  • The ideal candidate will also possess strong networking skills and relationships in the start-up community as well as demonstrated ability in investment management and company analysis.

  • Superior skills in financial analysis, financial modeling, research and a keen ability to turn data into actionable insights;

  • A team player with strong verbal and written skills and demonstrated ability to produce and deliver clear and concise oral, written and PowerPoint presentations;

  • Intellectual curiosity, excellent analytical and synthesis skills, ability to assess the merits of new technologies, size and adoption rates of markets, and competitive forces faced when introducing new products;

  • Data-driven and ability to evaluate and value technology-oriented, early-stage businesses and develop independent conclusions and investment theses;

  • Excellent organization skills and detailed-oriented with a self-starter mentality and strong attention to detail;

  • Ability to work under pressure, manage time effectively, deal with abstract concepts and multi-task;

  • Highly proficient in Excel and financial modelling with an ability to prepare financial forecasts and pro-forma financial statements;

  • Capability of taking initiatives and an ability to work independently, remotely and within a small team environment, rolling up their sleeves and getting the job done;

  • Passionate about technology, entrepreneurship and investing and interested in bringing a can-do attitude to a growing and dynamic team.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
At BDC, we value diversity in our workforce and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We appreciate all responses and advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job ID: 48118679
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