Private Equity Business Analyst

$70,000 - $80,000 yearly

Job Category:Accounting & Finance

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:Remote

Location:Chicago, Illinois  [Remote]

Job ID:125269

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Job Description
LaSalle Network has partnered with one the most innovative and fastest growing private equity holding company who is looking to add a Business Analyst to their team. The Business Analyst will work alongside the executive management team to support organic and strategic growth strategy through high level data and market analysis. This is a highly visible role with tremendous growth opportunity.  This position will be involved in acquisition due diligence and will business partner with CEOs to offer data-driven conclusions and recommendations. This position offers a competitive base salary starting at $80,000 plus bonus.

Business Analyst Responsibilities:
  • Drive Business Insights – Gather, analyze and interpret financial and operational data for current businesses and acquisitions to identify strengths and opportunities. You will gather disparate sources of data, of varying quality, from companies to support ad-hoc analyses and drive business insights.
  • Develop Reports & Benchmarks – Build out and maintain reports and dashboards for executives to monitor and benchmark financial and operational performance. You will also establish new data gathering and visualization techniques to improve reporting.
  • Advance the Business – Support short- and long-term strategy and vision through data analysis and execution of strategic initiatives. You will have the opportunity to move beyond data analysis to assist with strategic initiatives, giving you broad exposure to the business, from marketing to operations to acquisitions.
  • Act as a Business Partner – Your primary objective is to generate business insights and recommendations grounded in data. You will engage with CEOs and other business partners to offer data-driven conclusions and recommendations.

Business Analyst Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, economics or finance required
  • 1-3 years of analytical experience
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Experience working with Power BI, Tableau, Alteryx or other relevant data visualization tools  

Thank you,

Daniel Pinkerton
Senior Project Manager
LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.