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Futureforce Analyst Trainee, Salesforce Global Private Equity Practice
Start date: July 1st 2021
Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. Our team is transforming the way private equity strategies create value for investors and their portfolio companies. We provide a unique form of capabilities to increase predictability, accelerate growth, and reduce risk. Blending analysis, vision, ideation, storytelling, business case development and rapid application development, we enable senior executives to rethink how quickly and easily they can achieve their strategic objectives.THE ROLE
Reporting to the Salesforce Global Head of Private Equity, the Futureforce Analyst will be responsible for supporting the Private Equity (PE) Practice team to launch a new division for Salesforce. Salesforce's PE Practice partners with Private Equity firms to accelerate value creation in their portfolio companies through digital transformation, leveraging the Salesforce platform and ecosystem. The Futureforce program is a leadership development program for graduates. In addition to their main role, the Futureforce analyst will receive skills-based assessments and coaching, mentorship from Salesforce leaders, Private Equity financial training, on-the-job client-facing shadowing opportunities, opportunities to participate in Ohana community and volunteering activities, and training in Salesforce technology up to “Ranger” certification.
The Futureforce Analyst will support the Private Equity Practice team in the following key areas of our go-to-market:
Market research : Conduct market research on top International Private Equity firms including fund cycle, investment approach, sector focus, digital transformation strategy and value creation approach
Portfolio company due diligence : Conduct background research on PE-owned portfolio companies, uncover opportunities for revenue growth potential via digital transformation
Financial analysis & case studies : Produce analytical Private Equity case studies
Sales enablement content creation : Support in the preparation of Private Equity professional development training for Salesforce’s sales teams
Strategic projects : Lead and/or support one strategic project for the Salesforce Global Private Equity practice
You will be degree educated in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Management, Marketing or similar from a top institution
You will have professional fluency in another language, in addition to business-level English, such as: French, German, Spanish, Italian, Swedish
You will be confident discussing financial accounting terms and business case development
You will have strong analytical skills, be proficient in Excel and have strong attention to detail
You will be an independent, self-starter with strong work ethic and personal drive and character qualities that match with our company’s core values
You will be a team player and good at maintaining positive working relationships
You will have experience from prior internships in Financial Services, Mergers, Acquisitions, and/or Private Equity market and a basic understanding of the Private Equity industry.
You will have experience working internationally or interest to work with international clients and on international teams.
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