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Analyst/Associate Role - ION Crossover Fund

ION Crossover Partners (ICP) is looking for a dynamic self-starter and highly-driven team player to join our investing team as an Analyst/Associate.

As a Crossover fund, we are focused on investing in the next stage of some of Israel’s most exciting technology companies with our current portfolio including Fiverr, Monday.com, Resident Home, SimilarWeb, Aqua, Taboola, WSC Sports, Via and more.

 

The successful candidate will be entrepreneurial and self-driven with the ability to thrive in an unstructured work environment.

Being a core part of our small but nimble investing team, you will have exposure to all aspects of the investment world: investment thesis development, financial analysis, portfolio company support, fund management, investment decision making, fundraising and more.

Impact & Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct market research and thesis development on sectors of interest including bottom-up and top-down analysis of markets, identifying the key growth drivers of the sector, recognize the competitive dynamics and identify key risks to consider

  • Support the Investment Team in due diligence efforts including detailed analysis of the company, product, market, competitive landscape and financial performance

  • Maintain and update sector benchmarking models and portfolio company valuation models based on changes in company performance and industry metrics

  • Monitor and keep track of the Israeli ecosystem development and ICP’s target universe and support pipeline creation

  • Provide support and guidance to portfolio companies as they scale their businesses on the global stage

  • Attend Management meetings, conferences and other networking events

  • Establish and maintain professional relationships within the firm’s network and industrywide

Job Requirements & Qualifications:

We are looking for candidates that match our core values at ION – integrity, accountability, mutual respect, professionalism, non-hierarchical work environment, no-nonsense, results-orientated, and a well-rounded work-life balance. In addition to these key tenets that guide our team culture, we are looking for candidates with the following background:

  • Natural ability to build rapport and trust

  • Independent, responsible and self-motivated

  • Genuine enthusiasm for investing and a curiosity for technology

  • Hard working and willing to go above and beyond for the team

  • 2-4 years industry experience in a finance, consulting or business-related role

  • Extensive financial modelling skills  

  • Strong analytical skills that can reduce complex problems to simple outputs

  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of information in order to draw relevant insights and conclusions

  • Calm under pressure with the capability to multi-task, prioritize and deliver work on time

  • Ask the right questions when needed and be comfortable to know what you don’t know

  • Fluent in both English and Hebrew (written and verbal communication)

The job will be mainly based in ION’s offices in Herzliya.

Junior Analyst - Hedge Fund

We are seeking a highly-driven, personable, team-player to join our public-market investing team in a Junior Analyst role. Candidates should demonstrate exceptional intellectual and analytical capabilities, strong internal motivation and drive, high personal integrity, and importantly a passion for investing. Investment Analysts work closely with Portfolio Managers to generate research, and implement investment ideas, and successful Analysts are given greater responsibility and input into investment decisions with time.

 

Qualifications and Previous Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Finance, Economics, Accounting, Business etc.)

  • 1-3 years’ experience in the financial services sector (relevant internships will be considered as well)

  • Familiarity with financial markets and interest in equity capital markets

  • Great Financial Modelling skills

  • Genuine enthusiasm for investing and a curiosity for technology

  • Hard working and willing to go above and beyond for the team

  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of information in order to draw relevant insights and conclusions

  • Calm under pressure with the capability to multi-task, prioritize and deliver work on time

  • Ask the right questions when needed and be comfortable to know what you don’t know

  • Fluent in both English and Hebrew

The job will be mainly based in ION’s offices in Herzliya. You will also have the opportunity to participate in Management meetings and other events across Israel.

 

We are always happy to hear from talented professionals who would like to join our investment and operations teams. Please feel free to submit your CV below.