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University Associate, Transaction Advisory Services

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29d ago

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  • The ideal candidate for the University Associate, Transaction Advisory Services position at Ankura should have 0-1+ years of experience or relevant coursework in valuation or corporate finance. They should be pursuing an undergraduate degree in economics, finance, or accounting and have strong analytical, research, and communication skills. The ability to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines, and adapt to client demands is essential, along with proficiency in MS Office and familiarity with research databases.
  • The University Associate will be responsible for financial analysis, modeling, business research, and report writing. They will also assist with proposal writing, presentation preparation, and participate in thought leadership initiatives, all while working in a team and meeting tight deadlines.

Graduate Job

Consulting, Banking & Finance•Atlanta


  • Ankura’s valuation professionals are exposed to a wide variety of clients, industries, and projects. We have a collaborative work environment, which fosters continuing on the job training. On a daily basis, you will be using your knowledge, skills and analyses to answer questions that are critical to our clients.
  • Associates are key team contributors to diverse client engagements including tasks such as: financial statement analysis, conducting information gathering/due diligence, developing financial and valuation models, performing market and industry research, and constructing thorough and concise narrative reports. They are responsible for ensuring the highest quality work in the creation of client deliverables with a proactive, problem-solving mindset.
  • We are looking for inquisitive and hard-working team players who enjoy challenging project work. Candidates who have demonstrated the ability to quickly learn and apply new concepts, successfully handle multiple tasks, and effectively work as part of a team are preferred.


  • 0-1+ years of direct experience with valuation or corporate finance engagements in a consulting environment or relevant coursework.
  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree with an expected graduation date between December 2023 and June 2024 required. Emphasis in Economics, Finance or Accounting preferred.
  • Progress towards achievement of ASA, CVA, CPA, and/or CFA designation is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Capital IQ, Bloomberg, or other research databases is a plus.
  • Capability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and assignments in a fast-paced environment.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong business presence.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and adapt to varying client demands.
  • Ability to understand key financial, economic, and accounting principles.
  • Strong analytical and research skills.
  • Superior, demonstrable knowledge of MS Office (MS-Excel, MS-Word, MS-PowerPoint)
  • Frequent computer use at workstation for an extended period of time.
  • Frequent conference calls and in-person meetings (<10% travel).
  • Frequently work at a fast pace with unscheduled interruptions.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Banking & Finance


  • Primary responsibilities will include financial analysis and modeling, business analysis, industry research and analysis, and report writing. The individual will utilize standard valuation methodologies, including the income, market, and cost approaches to derive supportable valuation opinions. Individuals will also assist with proposal writing, presentation preparation, and participate in thought leadership initiatives. Must be able to work with a team and complete multiple projects under tight deadlines.


Work type

Full time

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