Director/Associate Director Barings Private Equity

United States
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Company Information
Company Profile: 

Barings is a global asset management firm dedicated to meeting the evolving investment and capital needs of our clients. We build lasting partnerships that leverage our distinctive expertise across traditional and alternative asset classes to deliver innovative solutions and uncompromising service. A member of MassMutual, Barings maintains a strong global presence with over 650 investment professionals and offices in 17 countries. 

Position Information
Job Responsibilities: 

The position will part of the Private Equity/Real Assets Portfolio Company Operations Team. The team works with Barings’ investment teams and portfolio company management to drive value in Private Equity/Real Assets control investments.  The position  will be focused on providing finance and operational support to portfolio companies.

    •         Providing FP&A, and analytic support to portfolio companies

    •         Setting up financial processes and controls at newly acquired businesses

    •         Program managing initiatives at portfolio companies (e.g., first 100 days, merger integrations, etc.)

    •         Leading portfolio company teams in root cause analysis and solution development

    •         Documenting and sharing best practices across Barings private equity portfolio companies


Some level of accounting/controlling/finance experience and/or education required

    •         Advanced Excel expertise required—ability to work with data warehouses a plus

    •         Experience with project management processes and tools—have led successful projects

    •         Great logical and analytic skills to problem solve and develop solutions amid imperfect information

    •         Drives positive outcomes through analysis, influence and communication without decision rights

    •         Must be willing to travel 75% of time, with some periods of 90-100% travel


Depends upon experience and qualifications. Base plus bonus in the $225k range.


Other Information: 

Ideally candidate will have a strong grounding in finance and accounting, but also have led operational improvement initiatives

    •         Accounting firm experience is a plus

    •         Operational experience either as consultant or as a line manager a plus

    •         Work across multiple industries is a plus—particularly asset intensive businesses

Type of Position: 
MBA Required: 
Years of Experience Required: 
5 - 10 years
Application Information
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Application Instructions: 

Send email with resume to Rooney deButts, Managing Director, at above email address.

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