Financial Analyst Description

Venture First is a boutique financial services company focused on empowering entrepreneurs and supporting their investors. We assist our clients with business valuation, insightful financial analysis, capital raise preparation, and transaction support. We have completed over 1,200 engagements with clients in over 60 cities and have partnered with CEO’s, CFO’s and venture capital groups across the nation. Venture First is headquartered in Louisville, KY with offices in Richmond, VA and Miami, FL.

We offer an entrepreneurial culture with exposure to some of the most interesting and dynamic businesses in the region and nation. We believe in happiness, hard-work, & integrity. We love what we do and we’re looking for high energy, service-oriented team players who thrive in a fast-paced environment to join us and exponentially increase the value we can provide to our clients.

Overview:

The Financial Analyst is a central member of the Venture First team and will interact directly with CEOs and CFOs of leading healthcare, technology, and other entrepreneurial ventures. This position will take the lead on preparing and delivering insightful analysis to a wide variety of companies and funds. A central responsibility is to synthesize all available information and distill the facts into concise economic reports, financial models or investment decks while providing the highest level of customer service to our clients.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics or equivalent work experience.
  • Intricate knowledge of Excel and well versed with financial statement analysis.
  • Excellent critical thinking, written and verbal skills.
  • Deadline-driven with the ability to manage multiple projects and timelines.
  • 2 years related work experience preferred. CFA Level I or above preferred.

Duties:

  • Financial statement analysis for early- and growth-stage companies.
  • Create investor-grade pitch decks, financial models, and other analyses distilling company and/or deal data into an informative, concise report.
  • Interface with client CEOs and CFOs to understand specific company needs related to engagements and drive data collection/due diligence process.
  • Complete ad-hoc financial analysis and financial modeling to assist CEO with both buy-side and sell-side deals.
  • Assist as needed with early-stage venture valuation.

Benefits:

We like to work hard. In addition to a competitive salary, we offer the following to reward your efforts:

  • Company paid medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Matching SIMPLE IRA.
  • Vibrant downtown office including paid parking
  • Extensive training to help ensure you are successful in delivering top-quality work.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to careers@venturefirst.com


Venture First provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or genetics.