We are seeking Financial Analysts to add to our team in the Houston office. The Analyst’s role is to support Directors in the full range of litigation, dispute, transaction, valuation and risk management advisory engagements for our legal, corporate, and private equity clients.
Our small engagement teams afford Analysts the unique opportunity to work directly with senior-level client executives and top-level attorneys. Analysts assume a critical role in the entire advisory process, including the initial pitch, research, preparing a written proposal or scope of work, meeting with potential Clients, performing economic and financial analysis, executing damages and valuation models, and providing qualitative analysis. In general, our Analysts work on a variety of engagements, including litigation, disputes, valuations, transactions advisory, and risk management projects.
Assist in building and refining complex financial models
Prepare Market and Transaction Valuation Comps
Be capable of capital markets and commodity markets analytics
Possess the acuity to do options work
Conduct market, industry and company research and analysis
Advanced Excel (VBA a plus), PowerPoint, and Word capabilities
Quickly learn how to use BVR, Reuters, Mergerstat, and/or Bloomberg tools to access critical data
Collect, present and analyze market and economic data and be able to explain it
Assist in the preparation of business development pitch books, client memoranda and other presentations
Support business development activities, including pre-conference preparation and post-conference follow-up, such as organizing marketing materials, preparing meetings schedules, adding contacts to Sales Force, etc.
Perform certain administrative functions, such as taking notes at meetings, organizing conference calls, preparing for in-office meetings, and printing and assembling pitch books and binders
Perform other tasks as requested by senior team members
Demonstrate commitment to providing high quality and high value materials and insights
BA/BS degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or a similar degree
Strong written, oral, and presentation communication skills
No more than five years of professional experience
Must not be a CPA
Ability to pay attention to detail and manage multiple ongoing client engagements
Strong qualitative and quantitative valuation/analytical skills
Excellent problem solving and analytic ability