Investment Associate (Oklahoma City, OK)

| Oklahoma City, OK
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Req ID: 367401

BASIC PURPOSE: Work collaboratively with the investment team under the guidance of the Chief Investment Officer. Our vision is to build a world-class private investment portfolio that delivers market leading returns for the family while also being a value-added resource for The Love's Family of Companies. We take a thematic approach to investing in the revolution that we see occurring across numerous industries. It is our role to source, evaluate, and select the world's best talent within our themes, and we will express our investments through funds, co-investments, and direct investments.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Source, review, and evaluate fund and co-investment opportunities for further consideration
  • Assist in performing exhaustive investment due diligence on compelling opportunities
  • Assist in the development of investment recommendation reports
  • Monitor investments through update calls and meetings with investment managers
  • Update and maintain quarterly reports; maintain information in portfolio management system
  • Track and model expected future cash flows
  • Participate in the investment decision making process
  • Prepare and review presentation materials
  • Liaise with other professionals (e.g., tax, legal, accounting) regarding investment information
  • Other duties assigned, as needed

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Education:
    • Must have excellent academic credentials
    • B.S. and graduate degree in an investment-related field strongly preferred
  • Experience:
    • Minimum of two years' experience in a related field (private equity, allocator role, investment research and/or investment banking)
    • Candidates with more experience encouraged to apply as this position will fit the skill level/experience of chosen applicant
    • Investment certifications such as CFA or CAIA, preferred
    • Strong MS Excel and modeling skills, preferred

SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • Skills:
    • Hard Skills: knowledge of Microsoft Office, including word processing, spreadsheet and database applications, investment market specific software
    • Soft Skills: strong presentation skills, outstanding analytical skills, risk assessment, innovator, good verbal and written communication skills, strong time management skills, strong organization skills, excellent relationship builder, sense of urgency, ability to take constructive criticism and strong work ethic
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping.
    • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision.
    • Ability to travel up to 33%

Job Function(s): Accounting and Finance

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we've provided customers with highway hospitality and "Clean Places, Friendly Faces." We're passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love's Family of Companies includes:
  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry's safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert
More Information on Love's Travel Stops
Love's Travel Stops operates in the Retail industry. The company is located in Oklahoma City, OK. Love's Travel Stops was founded in 1964. It has 10001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 82 open jobs at Love's Travel Stops, click here.
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