Investment Analyst

Chalhoub Group
Closing date
1 Jul 2023

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For over six decades, Chalhoub Group has been a partner and creator of luxury experiences in the Middle East. The Group, in its endeavour to excel as a hybrid retailer, has reinforced its distribution and marketing services with a portfolio of eight owned brands and over 300 international brands in the luxury, beauty, fashion, and art de vivre categories. More recently, the Group expanded its expertise into new categories of luxury watches, jewellery, and eyewear.

Every step at Chalhoub Group is taken with the customer at heart. Be it constantly reinventing itself or focusing on innovation to provide luxury experiences at over 750+ experiential retail stores, online and through mobile apps, each touch point leads to delighting the customer.

Today, Chalhoub Group stands for 14,000 skilled and talented professionals across seven countries, whose cohesive efforts have resulted in the Group being ranked third in the Middle East and first in Saudi Arabia as a Great Place to Work®.

To keep the innovation journey going, the Group has set up "The Greenhouse", which is not just an innovation hub, but also an incubator space and accelerator for start-ups and small businesses in the region and internationally. This is just one of the several initiatives taken by the Group to reinvent itself, catalysed by forward thinking and future-proofing. The Group has also been embedding sustainability at the core of its business strategy with a clear commitment towards people, partners and the planet, and by being a member of the United Nations Global Compact Community and signatory of the Women's Empowerment Principles.

What you'll be doing

- As an analyst, you will have day 1 access to founders and CEOs and will support all aspects of the deal lifecycle including pre-investment analysis and post-investment monitoring
- Conduct due diligence for new investments such as financial, commercial and product due diligence.
- Preparation of investment memos
- Help manage and monitor existing investments, working closely with portfolio company management teams to ensure successful execution of business plans, sharing of best practices, and strict governance controls
- Compile periodic performance data and perform portfolio analysis, valuation, and benchmarking
- Prepare quarterly and annual reporting documents
- Build external networks with fund managers and industry professionals to support deal sourcing
- Establish and nurture internal networks across the greater company to ensure successful investments that deliver long-term value creation to the Chalhoub Group

What you'll need to succeed

- Excellent Communication Skills
- Outstanding academics from a top-tier university. Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, engineering, computer or data science, mathematics or physics
- CFA certification a plus
- Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
- 1-3 years of relevant experience which could include; PE/VC, investment banking, corporate finance, consulting - investment experience not necessary but a plus
- Strong financial acumen including ability to analyse and understand financial statements including P&L, Cash flow and balance sheet
- Strong modelling skills essential
- Keen interest in fashion, beauty, ecommerce and retail technology as well as the VC/PE market
- An excellent command of English - a second language is not a requirement but would be useful
- Ability to integrate quickly into a dynamic team
- Entrepreneurial work ethic; high quality work output essential

What we can offer you

With us, you will turn your aspirations into reality. We will help shape your journey through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility. Our Group offers diverse career paths for those who are extraordinary, every day.

We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, child education contribution, remote and flexible working policies as well as exclusive employee discounts. To view all our perks and benefits, click here.

We Invite All Applicants to Apply

It Takes Diversity Of Thought, Culture, Background, Differing Abilities and Perspectives to truly Inspire, Exhilarate and Delight our customers. At Chalhoub Group, we are committed to inclusion and diversity.

We welcome all applicants to apply and be part of our exciting future. We ensure equal opportunity for all our applicants without regard to gender, age, race, religion, national origin or disability status.

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