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Investment Banking Analyst | Consumer, Food & Retail

  • Job
    Full-time
    Junior Level
  • Banking & Finance
  • £105K - £125K
  • New York City
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AI generated summary

  • You need 1 year of investment banking experience, strong work ethic, independence, communication skills, accounting/finance knowledge, valuation expertise, financial/computer proficiency, and ability to collaborate.
  • You will analyze financial data, conduct valuations, oversee due diligence, prepare presentations, and build client relationships in a dynamic, team-oriented environment.

Requirements

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • The ideal candidate will have one year of prior investment banking analyst experience, a strong work ethic, and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in investment banking required or similar experience is highly recommended
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Undergraduate coursework in accounting and finance
  • Strong analytical capabilities
  • A fundamental understanding of valuation theory, methodologies, and applications
  • Strong financial and computer (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with all levels of staff

Responsibilities

  • Prepare, analyze, and help explain historical and projected financial information;
  • Perform valuations of companies and businesses;
  • Coordinate and perform business due diligence and execute Capital Raising & M&A transactions;
  • Prepare confidential memoranda, management presentations, marketing pitches, and other presentations;
  • Assist in the marketing and planning of engagements; and
  • 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 responsibilities of an Investment Banking Analyst in the Consumer, Food & Retail sector?

As an Investment Banking Analyst in the Consumer, Food & Retail sector, your responsibilities will include preparing, analyzing, and explaining financial information, performing valuations of companies, coordinating and conducting due diligence, preparing presentations, and building relationships with clients and advisors.

What qualifications are required for this position?

The ideal candidate will have one year of prior investment banking analyst experience, strong analytical capabilities, excellent communication skills, and a fundamental understanding of valuation theory. Undergraduate coursework in accounting and finance is preferred.

What skills are important for success in this role?

Strong financial and computer skills (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, and a strong work ethic are important for success as an Investment Banking Analyst in the Consumer, Food & Retail sector.

What kind of work environment can I expect at Houlihan Lokey?

The work environment at Houlihan Lokey is collegial and entrepreneurial. Teamwork is essential, creativity is encouraged, and Financial Analysts are given substantial responsibility to help grow the business.

Will I have the opportunity to work on Capital Raising and M&A transactions?

Yes, as an Investment Banking Analyst in the Consumer, Food & Retail sector, you will have the opportunity to work on Capital Raising and M&A transactions, including preparing confidential memoranda, coordinating due diligence, and executing transactions.

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.