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Investment Banking Analyst | Business Services

  • Job
    Full-time
    Junior Level
  • Banking & Finance
  • £105K - £125K
  • Atlanta
  • Quick Apply

AI generated summary

  • You need prior investment banking experience, strong analytical skills, teamwork ability, and understanding of valuation theory. Excel proficiency is a plus.
  • You will analyze financial data, perform valuations, coordinate due diligence, execute M&A transactions, prepare presentations, build client relationships, and contribute creatively to grow our business in the Business Services sector.

Requirements

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • The ideal candidate will have prior investment banking experience, a strong work ethic, and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment. While teamwork is essential to the firm’s success, creativity and new ideas are encouraged.
  • At least one year of investment banking experience is required
  • Coursework in accounting and finance required
  • Strong analytical capabilities and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A fundamental understanding of valuation theory, methodologies, and application
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong financial and computer (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with all levels of staff

Responsibilities

  • The Business Services team has particularly strong sector practices in the areas of Environmental Services, Training & Education, Transportation & Logistics, Marketing Services, IT Services, BPO Services, Information Services, Engineering & Construction, Testing, Inspection & Certification, and Rental Service. As part of our team, you will:
  • Prepare, analyze, and help explain historical and projected financial information
  • Perform valuations of companies and businesses
  • Coordinate and perform business due diligence and execute M&A transactions
  • Prepare confidential memoranda, management presentations, marketing pitches, and other presentations
  • Assist in the marketing and execution of existing engagements
  • Build relationships and maintain direct contact with clients, prospective clients and professional advisors
  • The environment at Houlihan Lokey is both collegial and entrepreneurial. Teamwork is essential to the firm’s success. At the same time, creativity and new ideas are encouraged. Financial Analysts are given substantial responsibility and are encouraged to help us grow our business

FAQs

What are the main responsibilities of an Investment Banking Analyst in the Business Services Group?

The main responsibilities include preparing and analyzing financial information, performing valuations of companies, coordinating and executing M&A transactions, preparing presentations and marketing materials, and building relationships with clients and professional advisors within the Business Services sector.

What qualifications are required for this position?

The ideal candidate should have at least one year of investment banking experience, coursework in accounting and finance, strong analytical capabilities, excellent communication skills, and a fundamental understanding of valuation theory. Strong financial and computer skills are preferred.

What is the work environment like at Houlihan Lokey for Financial Analysts in the Business Services Group?

The environment is both collegial and entrepreneurial, where teamwork is essential for success. Financial Analysts are given substantial responsibility and encouraged to bring new ideas to help grow the business.

What sectors does the Business Services Group specialize in?

The Business Services team has strong sector practices in Environmental Services, Training & Education, Transportation & Logistics, Marketing Services, IT Services, BPO Services, Information Services, Engineering & Construction, Testing, Inspection & Certification, and Rental Service.

What are some of the tasks involved in this role?

Tasks include preparing financial analysis, conducting company valuations, coordinating business due diligence, executing M&A transactions, preparing presentations and pitches, assisting in marketing efforts, and building and maintaining client relationships.

Finance
Industry
1001-5000
Employees
1972
Founded Year

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.