Private Equity Intern
Finance
Location: San Francisco, CA, United States
School: The University of Texas at Dallas
Major: Finance

Private Equity Intern

Aashish Khadka


EDUCATION
The University of Texas at Dallas (Richardson, TX) May 2018
M.S., Finance, (Anticipated Completion) GPA 4.00
(Awarded Dean’s Academic Excellence Scholarship Fall 2017)

The Tribhuvan University (Kathmandu, Nepal) Dec 2014
B.B.A., Finance (Awarded Academic Excellence Scholarship 2014 and 2013) GPA 3.80
RELEVANT COURSES
Accounting for Managers, Financial Modeling, Quantitative Methods in Finance, Investment Management, Business Economics, Valuation, Corporate Finance and Policy

SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Technical Skills: Financial Modeling, Forecasting, Corporate Finance, Budgeting, Trend Analysis, GAAP
Software Skills: Advanced Excel including VBA, Pivot Table, VLOOKUP, R Programming, MS Office, SAP

EXPERIENCE
Ideas and Solutions Management Consultancy (Kathmandu, Nepal) July 2015 – July 2016 Financial Analyst (Started as Junior Accountant)
• Produced monthly, quarterly and annual pro forma financial statements and facilitated SEC filing
• Monitored report writing, budget analysis, financial forecasting and financial models development
• Resolved inefficiency in forecasting model, which reduced processing time by 2 minutes per run
• Created Return on Investment models to determine profitability of the potential capital investments
• Prepared extensive materials for senior management presentations for the Board of Directors

Nabil Investment Banking (Kathmandu, Nepal) April 2014 –June 2014
Finance Intern
• Analyzed companies, performed DCF valuations and worked on sell-side and buy-side M&A deals
• Identified and analyzed potential strategic buyers, VC and PE investors for active transactions
• Researched stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and insurance products and reported findings to financial advisors using well-articulated PowerPoint presentations, data tables, charts and summary reports
• Tracked, recorded, compiled and processed capital expenditures and depreciation data
• Regularly produced stock pitches and presented to clients, which increased monthly sales by 5 percent

ACADEMIC PROJECTS
Financial Modeling, UT Dallas April 2017
• Worked with a team of 3 members to prepare financial models in excel spreadsheet to simulate stock price changes for 15 companies and estimate Value at Risk (VAR) for three most risky stocks
• Used VBA and excel functions to conduct regression analysis of stock prices on market risk factors

Investment Management, UT Dallas February 2017
• Used Bloomberg, Capital IQ, Morningstar to identify and analyze US large-cap mutual funds consistent with investment objective and made recommendation for best fund based on risk-return analysis
• Prepared a detailed report on Apple stock valuation incorporating, company description, SWOT analysis, recent and future financial performance evaluation, peer group comparison, cost of capital derivation, and intrinsic value computation using DCF, FCF and P/E methods

LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONS
Secretary, Financial Leadership Association, UT Dallas August 2016 - Present
Founder/Campaign Manager, DWOKO NEPAL February 2012 – July 2016
Vice President, Tribhuvan University Student Initiation Seed Fund September 2011 – November 2014

Private Equity, Financial Modeling, Analysis, Forecasting, Accounting, Advanced Excel, R, SAP