Five Arrows Division– Business Analyst/Intern - July 2024


Country: France

Division: Five Arrows

Programme: Long Term Internship

Duration: 6 months

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The Five Arrows division of the Rothschild & Co Group is looking for a Business Analyst to join the Financial Planning & Reporting team based in Paris and London.


Rothschild & Co History

The Rothschild & Co Group was founded in 1764 and is still family-owned. Rothschild & Co is one of the leading global investment banks, with a specific focus on financial advisory, wealth management and alternative investments. The Group enjoys a global reach with 63 offices and approximately 4,200 employees worldwide.


Rothschild & Co Five Arrows

Five Arrows (5A) is the alternative investments’ arm of the Rothschild & Co group which manages capital in private equity and private debt for the firm and third parties.

5A has Assets under Management of c. € 26 billion across a diverse portfolio of funds investing in corporate private equity, secondaries, funds of funds, direct lending transactions and senior secured loans.

Our business is founded on three inter-twined principles

  1. Passion for investing,
  2. Respect for risk,
  3. Culture of partnership,

all of which define who we are today.


Description of the role

The Business Analyst will operate within the Financial Planning & Reporting area of the 5A Finance team to support the preparation of the 5A management accounts with a main focus on P&L, cash flows, AuM and Group investment positions in the 5A funds. He/she will also support the divisional planning, budgeting and forecasting processes.

The main responsibilities will include:

  • Reviewing and analysing the financial accounts of the 5A entities as well as the management accounts and financial reports;
  • Assisting in the preparation of 5A multi-year plans, budgets and forecasts with a specific focus on ensuring that the data infrastructure to complete these activities is reliable and flexible;
  • Assist in the preparation and maintenance / update of financial models as part of budgeting and forecasting activities;
  • Preparing analysis and presentations for the division’s to Senior Management using;
  • Working closely with the teams supporting the different investment strategies within 5A to ensure a thorough understanding of the portfolio’s performance;
  • Pro-actively anticipating Senior Management’s needs and looking for ways to improve the quality of reports and analysis;
  • Responding to Group and 5A Investor Relations queries;


Education, experience, attitude

  • Final year student at an engineering or business school (bac+5), with ideally an initial experience in an audit firm, transaction support or financial services.
  • Open-minded and adaptable, comfortable in a fast-paced environment where priorities can be re-arranged on short notice;
  • Very accurate and detail-oriented, with a strong sense of intellectual curiosity and ability to learn;
  • Articulate oral and written communication skills;
  • Fluent in English with a working knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of data visualization tools would be a plus.
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