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Analyst, Corporate Finance

Job ID 19001699 Los Angeles, California
Our professionals balance analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to deliver solid, defensible analysis and practical advice to our clients. As an organization, we think globally. We create transparency in an opaque world, and we encourage our people to do the same. That means when you take your place on our team, you’ll discover a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel. If you’re ready to share your perspective with the world, then you can make a real impact here. This is the Duff & Phelps difference.

Duff & Phelps’ Fairness and Solvency Opinions provides independent opinions for boards of directors and special committees.

At Duff & Phelps, your work will help protect, restore and maximize value for our clients. Join us and together we’ll maximize the value of your career.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Our Transaction Opinions practice is seeking an Analyst. As an Analyst joining our practice, you will be working as a part of our global corporate finance team on a variety of engagements. Individuals will be assigned a wide variety of projects and given as much responsibility as their experience and capabilities permit. 

  • Gather and synthesize industry information from research sources including the Internet, trade publications, industry and equity analyst reports, and periodicals
  • Perform financial analyses on client companies, including comparable transaction and public company analysis
  • Build detailed financial models to evaluate performance under various operating scenarios and to analyze the impacts of different capital structures and potential M&A transactions
  • Use research and financial analysis to draft executive summaries, information memorandums and other marketing documents
  • Research and develop potential buyer, investor, and other target lists
  • Manage transaction logistics, including: Update web-based deal and contact management systems, develop weekly client status reports, administer electronic data rooms, presentation binding, and so forth 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Management (with a concentration in Finance), or Economics from an Accredited University or College
  • Minimum of 1 year of financially focused work experience (investment banking or accounting experience preferred)
  • Demonstrates an understanding of financial statement analysis, the merger & acquisition process, and company valuation techniques (discounted cash flow analysis, public company multiples, transaction multiples)
  • Demonstrated track record of superior academic and work performance; demonstrated commitment to outstanding results
  • Strong analytical, comprehension and problem-solving skills, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to master new tasks quickly
  • Proven business research skills
  • Eligibility for Series 79 and 63 licenses
  • Dedication to teamwork, demonstrated leadership experience and strong personal integrity
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with focus on Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments and manage rapidly changing assignments in a team environment
  • Flexibility to travel, as needed

In order to be considered for a position at Duff & Phelps, you must formally apply via careers.duffandphelps.jobs

Duff & Phelps is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We will not discriminate between applications for reason of gender, gender identity, race, religion, color, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, age or disability.

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