About the Role
As part of the Investment Team, the Associate will be critical to each stage of the investment process for some of the most progressive brands and paradigm shifting companies in the space. The overall objective for the Associate is to support the Investment Team on deal flow and managing the deal funnel. The Associate is process oriented, highly analytical, has a strong attention to detail, and demonstrates curiosity and commitment to executional excellence. Additionally, you are learning and developing core knowledge of food + beverage investment basics, tools, and protocols that build towards a strong foundation in this space. This is a remote position that requires a self-starter, someone who thrives in an entrepreneurial environment, and works well in a notably team-oriented atmosphere.
An Associate must exhibit extremely strong quantitative and modeling skills, is able to learn quickly and make steady progress without the need for constant, significant feedback from more senior team members. They are excellent at navigating multiple tasks, from planning/development through completion. They thrive as collaborative thinkers, working well in teams, and as independent, self-starters. Associates are excellent communicators using a variety of communication tools and methods. They should have experience in entrepreneurial environments and the flexibility to work in both highly-structured corporate settings and less-structured, startup environments. They are comfortable reporting to and working with team members having different skill sets, areas of focus, different ways of thinking, backgrounds, and professional goals.
Bachelor’s degree from a top tier institution with a strong record of academic and extracurricular achievement
2-3 years of relevant experience in investment banking, venture capital, private equity, or strategic corporate development (M&A)
Analytical, creative problem solver with strong quantitative background and proven critical thinking skills
Ability to create professional PowerPoint presentations with minimal input and direction
Exceptional Excel skills, strong experience with financial analysis, due diligence, valuation, financial modeling, etc.
Strong interest in the CPG or F&B space and a genuine passion for startups
Help plan and execute deal due diligence
Support legal and operational due diligence paths
Lead financial modeling, analysis, valuation and comps
Draft investment committee materials and other internal memorandum
Conduct market, industry, and company research; includes talking with companies in a given space
Tap into internal and external resources to gather due diligence information (ex: scientific advisor, industry analysts, expert network contacts, etc.)
Lead the quarterly valuation process for our portfolio and present it to the senior investment team and ultimately LPs
Owns standard, repeatable projects; co-owns, receives mentoring on large, complex projects
About the Company
Siddhi Capital is an operationally-focused food and beverage growth equity firm. We invest in visionary entrepreneurs and companies dedicated to challenging conventions and reshaping a lasting global food supply chain. Combining the strength of Siddhi’s unparalleled in-house operating team and unmatched financial expertise, we accelerate value creation for our partners and change the landscape of food and beverage for the better.
Siddhi Capital is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.