Associate, Private Equity

Website Manulife

Job Details


Qualification  Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance, or economics (or equivalent work experience)
Industry  Private
Employment Type  Full Time
Work Hours  8 Hours
Salary  CAD 14 To CAD 16 Per Hour



  • Identify and evaluate the risks and expected returns of new junior credit and equity co-investment opportunities.
  • Perform financial statement analysis and modeling to determine the sustainability of free cash flow, company analysis to identify sources of competitive differentiation, and industry analysis to understand core drivers of future growth.
  • Prepare a ~25-page investment report, in collaboration with senior members of the investment team, summarizing findings from the analysis noted above.  Reports will include a detailed description of the business, core strengths and risks of the opportunity, an industry overview, and an analysis of the opportunity for equity value creation.
  •   Participate in the monitoring of portfolio companies and private equity funds in which we have invested, including preparation of quarterly and annual investment reviews.
  • Support evaluation and restructuring of non-performing investments. This includes preparing financial analyses that support negotiation and restructuring of debt investments and preparing memoranda recording the status and prospects for distressed investments on an as-needed basis.

What motivates you?

  • You obsess about customers, listen, engage and act for their benefit.
  • You think big, with curiosity to discover ways to use your agile approach and enable business outcomes.
  • You thrive in teams and enjoy getting things done together.
  • You take ownership and build solutions, focusing on what matters.
  • You do what is right, work with integrity and speak up.
  • You share your humanity, helping us build a diverse and inclusive work environment for everyone.

What we are looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance, or economics (or equivalent work experience)
  • Two or more years of work experience in a related field (e.g., in public or private market investments, investment banking, consulting, accounting, or financial planning & analysis). Direct investment experience is not required.
  • Experience with data analysis and financial statement analysis. Financial modeling experience preferred.
  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of data and communicate key findings through strong business writing and other communication skills.
  • Excellent work ethic, attention to detail, and demonstrated ability to perform in a time-pressured environment.
  • Willingness to learn and desire to take on new responsibilities.

What can we offer you?

  • A competitive salary and benefits package.
  • A growth trajectory that extends upward and outward, encouraging you to follow your passions and learn new skills.
  • A focus on growing your career path with us.
  • Flexible work policies and strong work-life balance.
  • Professional development and leadership opportunities.

Our commitment to you

  • Values-first culture
    We lead with our Values every day and bring them to life together.
  • Boundless opportunity
    We create opportunities to learn and grow at every stage of your career.
  • Continuous innovation
    We invite you to help redefine the future of financial services.
  • Delivering the promise of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
    We foster an inclusive workplace where everyone thrives.
  • Championing Corporate Citizenship
    We build a business that benefits all stakeholders and has a positive social and environmental impact.

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