Analyst / Associate - Venture Capital

Location: Tokyo
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥8000000.00 - ¥12000000.00 (年収) + Bonus
Specialization: Banking & Financial Services,
Sub Specialization: Analyst / Research, Investment,
Contact: Tasuku Hase
Reference: JO-2108-462448

☑Foreign business
☑English language required
☑Japanese language required
☑Flex time

Analyst / Associate

[Company Description]
Venture Capital
The company has offices in 10 cities in 7 countries around the world

Purpose of Role:
This role will be supporting deal execution, portfolio management, and reporting duties. There will also be opportunity to source deals and participate in other projects.

Your key responsibilities:
This role works in the team to support senior staff in identifying, analysing and monitoring investments. Much of the time is spent under the supervision of deal leaders.

Market & Company Analysis

  • Conduct desktop and primary research (surveys, interviews, company meetings, etc.) to gather information about market size, key players, their management teams, suppliers, customers, products, etc.

  • Analyze financial data (company financials, comparables, etc). to forecast business, industry, and economic conditions

  • Draw charts and graphs to illustrate financial reports and analysis


  • Continuously and systematically build, maintain and apply one's:

    • Network of deal sources with constructive and cooperative working relationships (VCs, entrepreneurs, strategics, professional networks, academic institutions, etc.)

    • Knowledge in one or more domains

    • Knowledge of recent developments in general business, finance, and economic theory

Investment Judgment

  • Screen deals with selection criteria set by senior staff

Deal Execution (Investment Process)

Due Diligence:

  • Conduct desktop and primary research (surveys, interviews, company meetings, etc.) to gather information about market size, key players, their management teams, suppliers, customers, products, etc.

Valuation :

  • Gather relevant data to produce cap tables and detailed valuation models.

Deal Structure & Negotiation:

  • Gather relevant data to produce scenario analyses.


  • Gather relevant data to write different types of investment recommendations (Level 0's, 1's, memos and I-comm decks)

  • Draw charts and graphs to illustrate financial reports and analysis

  • Assist in completing and processing all relevant deal documentation


  • Gather relevant data to analyze different exit scenarios. May do preliminary analysis.

  • Assist in completing and processing all relevant exit documentation

Portfolio Management

  • Monitor fundamental economic, industrial, and corporate developments by analyzing information obtained from financial publications and services, investment banking firms, government agencies, trade publications, company sources, and personal interviews

  • Gather and interpret data affecting investments, such as price, yield, stability, future trends in investment risks, economic influences

  • Analyze and monitor investees' key performance metrics every month

  • Assist in projects such as financing events, strategic reviews, etc.

  • Liaise with working level of investees

Your skills and experience

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university. (Master's degree would be a plus.)

  • 2-10 years of work experience, preferably with some investment banking or consulting experience (management consultants will be considered if financial modelling skills are strong)

  • Preference will be given to those with demonstrated interest in venture capital and technology or healthcare sectors

  • Excellent mathematical and financial skills. Able to use these skills to solve complex problems.

  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills

  • Experience working in a multicultural environment

Key skills

  • Excellent critical thinking skills. Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Solid judgment and decision making. Good at considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions and choosing the most appropriate one

  • Solid complex problem-solving skills. Identifies potential problems, reviews related information to evaluate options and implements solutions

  • Excellent time management

  • Solid communication skills: concise, effective, persuasive and proactive, with a forthright, direct style

  • Active learner. Understands the implications of new information for problem-solving and decision making

  • Work style: Entrepreneurial, with a collaborative, team-based approach. Eager to provide insight and receive feedback. Excellent attention to detail, high stress tolerance, dependable, high integrity, persistent, resilient, high-energy, enthusiastic, adaptable/flexible, takes initiative and leadership, committed to achieving excellent results, high sense of urgency, strong interpersonal skills, mature, able to work independently, resourceful. Effectively prioritize multiple duties.

[Language Requirement]

  • English Language level: Business level (listening, writing, speaking)

  • Japanese Language level: Fluent - Native Level (Equivalent to JLPT N1)

  • Work permission in Japan required

8~12 million JPY+ bonus

Social insurance, Remote Work during COVID-19, Flex time

Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays , New year's holiday , Annual Leave

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level
Job Function: Finance, Analyst