Associate – Consumer, Food & Retail Group Associate – Consumer, Food & Retail Group …

Houlihan Lokey
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 11 Jul 19
Competitive
Houlihan Lokey
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 11 Jul 19
Competitive
Houlihan Lokey (NYSE: HLI) is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, valuation, and strategic consulting. The firm serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide with offices in the United States, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. Independent advice and intellectual rigor are hallmarks of our commitment to client success across our advisory services. Houlihan Lokey is ranked as the No. 1 M&A advisor for all U.S. transactions, the No. 1 global restructuring advisor, and the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 20 years, according to Thomson Reuters.

Houlihan Lokey’s Consumer, Food & Retail (CFR) Group guides companies on their M&A, restructuring and financial advisory matters, and assists in raising debt and equity capital. In 2018, the London CFR team completed 27 deals. The group has built a reputation as a trusted advisor to companies in the CFR industry, combining extensive market capabilities with in-depth industry knowledge to help maximize shareholder value for our clients.

Scope

Associates in the CFR Group support new business development and investment banking engagements. Associates work on a variety of transactions that provide exposure to various investment banking services, including mergers and acquisitions, private placements of debt and equity, refinancings and leveraged buyouts.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare, analyse and help explain historical and projected financial information
  • Create financial models
  • Coordinate and perform business due diligence
  • Prepare confidential information memoranda, management presentations, marketing pitches and other presentations
  • Value companies and businesses
  • Lead the planning and execution of marketing engagements
  • Build relationships and maintain direct contact with clients, prospective clients, and professional advisors
  • Supervise junior staff members in financial analyses
  • Assist in the marketing and planning of engagements

 

Requirements / Qualifications

  • B.A./B.S./B.B.A./Masters in finance
  • Undergraduate degree degree preferred, or MBA from strong academic institution
  • Strong analytical/quantitative and technical abilities organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Extensive experience in financial modeling
  • Significant leadership, initiative and interpersonal skills and ability to work well both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with team members
  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Independent thinker, resourceful problem solver and a drive to succeed
  • Strong work ethic, organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Exceptional work ethic is crucial
  • Excellent PowerPoint and Excel skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/competing priorities in parallel
  • Ability to focus on best practices in terms of process, communication and financial analysis
  • Motivated and have the ability to work cooperatively with all levels of staff in a rapidly changing, demanding, but ultimately rewarding environment
  • A demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with all levels of staff
  • Ability to conduct thorough, independent research (Bloomberg, SEC filings, Factset, SNL, etc.)
  • The ability to focus on best practices in terms of process, communication and financial analysis
  • Highly detail oriented with the ability to not lose sight of the big picture
  • Manage and develop junior bankers within the group
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • A fundamental understanding of valuation theory, methodologies and applications

 

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

 

Close