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Financial Analyst - Power & Utilities - Dallas

  • Job
    Mid Level
  • Banking & Finance
  • $105K - $125K
  • Dallas
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  • You must have 3+ years in finance, strong analytical skills, industry knowledge, and a Bachelor's degree in related field. Collaboration, attention to detail, and excellent communication are key.
  • You will advise stakeholders on power & utility transactions, perform financial analyses, prepare materials, collaborate with industry professionals, and support ongoing sector analyses.


  • The environment at Houlihan Lokey is results-driven and entrepreneurial, and, as such, rewards Associates with substantial responsibility. The ideal candidate should be motivated, creative, and outgoing, and should possess strong skills in financial analysis. Candidates must have a strong knowledge of accounting and applied financial theory, keen analytical capabilities, and excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Our team is looking for candidates with qualifications that include:
  • At least three years of investment banking, consulting, investment management, restructuring advisory or similar experience.
  • Experience in unregulated or regulated U.S. power markets, power project finance, trading/marketing, or corporate finance viewed favorably
  • Experience in or knowledge of the renewable power industry and/or ongoing energy transition in the U.S. is a plus
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • B.A. or B.S. in Finance, Accounting, Business or Applied Economics and / or course work in accountingand finance
  • Fundamental understanding of valuation theory, methodologies, and applications
  • Strong financial and computer skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with all levels of staff
  • Strong analytical abilities, including financial modeling skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • An advanced level of attention to detail


  • Advising boards of directors, equity sponsors, owners, investors and other stakeholders of merchant power producers, renewable energy companies, IPPs, retailers and utilities on the evaluation, marketing, and execution of various transactions
  • Performing all pertinent financial analyses, including with respect to:
  • Valuations (discounted cash flow, LBO, trading comparables, precedent transactions, etc.)
  • Financing and debt capacity analyses
  • Recovery waterfalls, and recovery and equity split analyses
  • Returns / IRR analyses
  • Preparation of marketing materials, pitches, teasers, and various presentations
  • Interfacing with the other industry professionals and consultants in evaluating power and utility assets
  • Supporting ongoing analyses of recent events, transactions and trends within the power and utility sector
  • Associates are typically members of deal teams comprising at least one Managing Director, Vice President and Financial Analyst.


What industry does the Financial Analyst - Power & Utilities role focus on?

The Financial Analyst - Power & Utilities role focuses on the power and utilities industry, specifically providing financial analysis and advisory services for companies in this sector.

What kind of responsibilities does this role entail?

Responsibilities include advising boards of directors, equity sponsors, owners, investors, and other stakeholders of power and utilities companies on various transactions, performing financial analyses such as valuations and financing analyses, preparing marketing materials and presentations, interfacing with industry professionals, and supporting ongoing analyses of the power and utilities sector.

What qualifications are necessary for this role?

Candidates should have at least three years of experience in investment banking, consulting, investment management, restructuring advisory, or a similar field. Experience in unregulated or regulated U.S. power markets, power project finance, trading/marketing, or corporate finance is viewed favorably. A B.A. or B.S. in Finance, Accounting, Business, or Applied Economics is preferred, along with a fundamental understanding of valuation theory, strong financial and computer skills, and excellent communication abilities.

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Mission & Purpose

Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, and valuation. The firm serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide with offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia-Pacific region. Independent advice and intellectual rigor are hallmarks of the firm’s commitment to client success across its advisory services. Houlihan Lokey is the No. 1 M&A advisor for the past six consecutive years in the U.S., the No. 1 global restructuring advisor for the past seven consecutive years, and the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 20 years, all based on a number of transactions and according to data provided by Refinitiv.