PE Senior Associate – Healthcare Services


Orange County CA


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Job ID: EB-1394689298
Category: Private Equity
Location: Orange County, CA

Title: Private Equity Senior Associate – Healthcare Services (career-track role)
Location: Orange County, CA
Timing: Immediate

About Us:

Our client is a private equity firm with a successful track record of over 50 private equity partnerships totaling more than $1 billion across industries including the healthcare services and consumer verticals. The firm has a fast-paced environment with a culture of openness and collaboration.

Position Description:

The Senior Associate will play a critical role in deal execution and support and will be focused on evaluating new deals, conducting due diligence, executing investment transactions, and ongoing portfolio company management. A successful Senior Associate will be a self-starter, with strong analytical skills, a curiosity to learn, and an entrepreneurial mindset.

Primary Senior Associate tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Tracking healthcare industry trends to identify sectors of interest, anticipate major headwinds and tailwinds, and understand the impact of these trends on prospective investments and current portfolio companies.
  • Building relationships with investment bankers and other key contacts; generating new deal leads and identifying potential acquisitions within target sectors.
  • Reviewing CIMs and other marketing materials; providing quality input and feedback on new deals.
  • Leading key due diligence workstreams and performing financial, operational, and strategic analysis; flagging areas of concern for senior leadership.
  • Interacting directly with management teams, physician practices, industry experts, and third-party diligence vendors.
  • Representing the firm in management meetings and diligence calls with prospective investments; participating in Board meetings and strategy sessions with our portfolio companies.
  • Managing M&A processes from start to finish, with involvement in every aspect of the deal.
  • Building, maintaining and overseeing financial models, valuations, and other detailed quantitative analyses.
  • Lead the drafting of written materials to review potential investments, summarize diligence findings, articulate key considerations, generate new business opportunities, and communicate with current and prospective investors.
  • Monitoring portfolio companies and managing internal and external reporting on investments.
  • Contributing to the growth and optimization of portfolio companies, including financial planning, strategy, capital raising/financing, business development, and add-on acquisitions.


Characteristics of the ideal candidate are as follows:
  • 5-6 years of experience in Investment Banking and Private Equity, with extensive exposure to middle market M&A transactions and experience in healthcare services.
  • Work experience and academic coursework should provide a strong background in finance, accounting, financial statement analysis, and business strategy.
  • Presentation and writing ability are critical in synthesizing information and presenting key findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
  • Candidate should be a strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and polished executive presence.
  • Financial modeling and Excel skills must be top-tier, with ability to prepare detailed projection models, work with challenging data, and translate complex concepts into quantitative analyses.
  • Candidate should be a self-starter, organized, and proactive, taking initiative/ownership of assigned workstreams and overall process management.
  • Critical thinking, attention to detail, and intellectual curiosity are key to success in this role.

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