Venture Capital Associate @ Aflac - Atlanta, Georgia

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We are the Duck. We inspire and are inspired, listen and respond, empower our people, give back to our community and, most importantly, celebrate every success along the way. We do it all – The Aflac Way.

Aflac, a Fortune 500 company, is an industry leader in voluntary insurance products that pay cash directly to policyholders and one of America's best-known brands. Aflac has been recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for 18 consecutive years, one of the Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2015 (the inaugural year of the award) and one of America's Most Admired Companies for 15 years.

Our business is about being there for people in need. So, ask yourself: Are you the Duck? If so, there’s a home — and a flourishing career — for you at Aflac.                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

Supports all aspects of venture investing; leverages relationships with external eco-system to identify and screen deals of interest; initiates discussions and follows-up with start-up leadership and entrepreneurs

Supports build out and analysis of financial models; assists with evaluation of investment opportunities and due diligence efforts for deals under consideration

Assists with pipeline, deal and portfolio reviews; schedules review meetings at appropriate cadence; develops materials in support of internal deal flow/review sessions and external facing meetings; works with other members of the team to maintain deal log

Supports all other Aflac Ventures’ activities including Marketing, Operations and Fund Administration

Tracks market activity including funding events and trends, exits, new fund formation and startup and sector news; prepares periodic reports to update team

Travel up to 50% required, as needed

Performs other related duties as assigned

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, mathematics, business administration or other quantitative discipline and six years of professional job-related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience

A minimum of three years in the insurance industry, in Strategy or Corporate Development preferred; business unit experience preferred

Experience with storyboarding and developing high quality presentations

Master’s degree in Business or Finance preferred

Strong educational background and/or experience in financial modeling, financial statement analysis and/or statistical analysis

Job Knowledge & Skills

Strong quantitative and analytical skills

Demonstrated knowledge of complex business and financial analysis including applied statistical techniques

Excellent facilitation and negotiation skills

Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization

Knowledge of due diligence requirements for investment deals

Excellent project management skills

Strong verbal and written communication skills

The Benefits

Aflac is known for treating our employees exceptionally well. As one of the leaders in the insurance industry, we’re able to offer one of the most comprehensive health benefits packages available in corporate America, including free coverage from one of our pioneering insurance products, the Aflac Cancer policy. Our employees also enjoy a host of other benefits, including advancement opportunities, opportunities for continued education and professional development, merit increases and performance bonuses, profit-sharing 401(k), stock purchase plans, and many more.