Experienced Investment Banking Analyst
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An investment bank focused on high growth Business Services and Technology companies in the software, professional services and information services industries based outside Washington DC, in Tysons Corner, Virginia. We provide world class strategic advice to rapidly growing clients. The principals have provided expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and valuation for over two decades. Our cohesive team has been working together for over ten years in various firms and launched in 2011. The firm has had great success thus far in 2012. We are seeking an experienced junior level banker with a strong work ethic, a skill-set that allows the candidate to hit the ground running and thrives in a merit-based entrepreneurial culture.
The candidate will work on a variety of transactions that provide exposure to various investment banking services, including: mergers and acquisitions (sell-side and buy-side), private placements of debt and equity, refinancing and leveraged buyouts. The candidate will have the opportunity to work directly with senior level bankers and gain direct live deal exposure and interactions with clients.
Responsibilities include supporting new business development and current client engagements, including:
• Preparing, analyzing and explaining historical and projected financial information
• Coordinating and performing business due diligence
• Preparing confidential information memoranda, management presentations, marketing pitches, and other presentations
• Valuing companies and businesses
• Assisting in the marketing and planning of engagements
• Building relationships and maintaining direct contact with clients and prospective clients as well as professional advisors
The ideal candidate should have a demonstrated interest in the Business and Technology Services sectors, a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate should be motivated, creative, outgoing and 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 communication skills.
Specific sector experience is preferred, but not required. One-to-two years of prior investment banking experience executing M&A transactions is required, and an MBA is preferred, but not required. Course work in accounting and finance is highly recommended. No Class of 2012 graduates, please.
The environment at this firm is both collegial and entrepreneurial. Teamwork is essential to the firm’s success - at the same time, creativity and new ideas are encouraged. Associates are given substantial responsibility and are encouraged to help grow the business.