2021 StepStone Data and Risk Operations Spring Internship

StepStone, Beijing, China

Solutions that span Private Markets

Position Overview:

  • For undergraduates looking to gain exposure to the private markets industry and develop skills for investment analysis
  • Interns will have the opportunity to develop an understanding of financial markets by working closely with the performance analysis team and assisting in investment monitoring and reporting efforts
  • Opportunity to work with and contribute to the Global DARO (Data and Risk Operations) operations team including the US, European and Asia offices supporting our 24-hour global operations model.
  • Full-time (40 hours per week) opportunity during the student’s spring semester

 Primary responsibilities include:

  • Primary responsibility involves review and analysis of Quarterly Reports, Financial Statements, and Schedules of Investments to extract and enter the correct data into our proprietary database
  • Analyze quarter-over-quarter fund performance by tracking underlying portfolio investments
  • Process cash flow notices and track cash movement between funds and our clients
  • Assist the team on specific quarterly, annual, or ad hoc projects and client-related requests

Secondary Responsibilities may include:

  • Individual and cross-sectional portfolio analysis focusing on market trends by strategy, sector, and geography
  • Monitoring and reporting of the investment activity and performance of leading private equity firms
  • Reviewing and reconciling quarterly reports, capital account information, and cash flow activity of monitored funds, and providing information used in preparing client reports
  • Managing data requests and reporting deadlines for assigned clients

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements: Relevant coursework or work experience

  • Relevant coursework or work experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Promote and demonstrate a positive, team‐oriented attitude
  • Dynamic, hard-working and a self-starter
  • Significant experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Basic knowledge of accounting and working knowledge of the financial services industry
  • Interest in Global Financial Markets and Private Markets
  • Strong attention to detail

About StepStone

StepStone is a global private markets firm providing customized investment and advisroy solutions to some of the most sophisticated investors in the world. With more than $230 billion of total capital allocations, including over $35 billion in assets under management, we cover the spectrum of opportunities in private markets across the globe. We prudently integrate fund investments, secondaries and co-investments across private equity, real estate, infrastructure and private debt to create solutions that are customized according to the objectives of any private markets investment program.


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