Perseus Group, Constellation Software

Perseus Group, Constellation Software

Chief of Staff

Toronto, ON
Mar 6, 2023
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Role Overview:

A unique entry point into Constellation Software. This role is designed to help you develop an understanding of Constellation Software’s best practices framework for investing in and operating Vertical Market Software businesses. The candidate will create a personal development plan, so that after 3 years, they can transition from the corporate team into a value-added operational role within the portfolio. Graduates of this program will progress into operational leadership roles or pursue an M&A career track.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in Quarterly Strategic Business Reviews.
  • Provide value-added insight into the performance of each business. Identify opportunities for improvement/best practice sharing with other Perseus businesses
  • Lead special projects to support business unit leaders, to improve financial and operational performance metrics (scope of projects will vary from leading organic growth initiatives, providing analytical support to complement a portfolio company, and implementing best practices alongside our management teams
  • Support M&A activities as needed
  • Gain exposure to the entire software acquisition cycle, ranging from evaluation pf acquisition opportunities, Financial modelling, and due diligence
  • Assist in ad hoc project work at request of senior management (will include both Perseus corporate projects and discrete projects with specific businesses. Work may cover planning, strategic & financial analysis, and execution).

Education and Experience:

  • Min. two years at a tier one management consulting firm, Private Equity, Principal investment shop, or Investment bank analyst program.
  • Ability to establish credibility with senior business leaders
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and limited oversight; able to proactively identify opportunities to leverage skill set
  • Able to work independently and seek out guidance and learning/development opportunities from colleagues
  • Highly competent in excel with financial modelling experience
  • Desire to carve a long-term career path at Constellation Software

Location: Downtown Toronto. Hybrid work environment. We will require a resource to be in office as required.

Travel requirement: Moderate travel, primarily within North America. Ad hoc travel related to M&A activities.

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