Currently I'm a revenue accountant/analyst for a broker dealer handling advisory revenue, and revenue share on annuities. Im a Level 2 CFA candidate and have passed Level 1 of the CAIA program. On the side I'm involved in handling funds of hedge funds that are winding down and I find it fascinating. I want very badly to eventually make it into alternative investment analysis, preferably private equity, LBOs, hedge funds, or high net worth. I know this is a difficult uphill battle, but nonetheless its what i want to pursue. My recruiter says she can put me in front of corporate financial analyst positions for a and a high net worth portfolio management company. Being that I'm an accountant/analyst I am wasting time not building experience in analysis. Should I hold out for an entry level position in investment analysis, such as real estate anlysis, investment banking, etc, or should I be jumping at the opportunities she's presented with the hope of internally transferring? Any advice or thoughts would be greatly appreciated on how to go about my search.
Private Equity Interview Course
- 2,447 questions across 203 private equity funds. Crowdsourced from over 500,000 mem.
- 9 Detailed LBO Modeling Tests and 15+ hours of video solutions.
- Trusted by over 1,000 aspiring private equity professionals just like you.