Analyst, Strategic,Advisory Analyst, Strategic,Advisory …

Duff & Phelps
in Palo Alto, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Duff & Phelps
in Palo Alto, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Analyst, Strategic,Advisory
Analyst, Strategic Value Advisory Job ID 19002070 East Palo Alto, 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’ Strategic Value Advisory practice provides quantitative consulting services that solve business problems through the analysis of risk and value. We provide our clients with quantitative and financial modeling and risk analyses to support mergers & acquisitions, intellectual property licensing and capital investment decisions, financial reporting valuations, and complex commercial litigation including patent litigation and contract disputes. We also provide analyses of product development investments and business growth strategies.

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.


As an Analyst in the Strategic Value Advisory group, you will work on a wide variety of engagements that span all industries and geographies. Clients range from start-ups to Fortune 50 corporations, as well as public agencies and nonprofits. You will work with colleagues from diverse backgrounds and educational fields and be encouraged to actively participate in modeling brainstorming sessions from day one, as we believe that such collaboration is key to giving our clients the absolute best. You will be empowered with the opportunity to apply your quantitative background to business and management problems in ways you may never have considered, ways that require you to never stop learning and implementing new techniques and innovative approaches in solving the wide variety of challenging issues our clients face.

  • Collaborating with colleagues to devise innovative solutions to client problems
  • Working closely with clients and coworkers to formulate financial models
  • Programming and running financial models and “what if” analyses
  • Interviewing experts and performing industry research
  • Performing data analysis including the application of statistics, econometrics, probabilistic modeling, Monte Carlo simulation, and other quantitative modeling and analytics techniques
  • Writing reports, making presentations, and assisting in group facilitation
  • Assisting in client proposals and developing new business
  • Transcripts will be required in order to be considered for the position
  • Must be available to start between September 2019 and July 2020
  • Minimum current cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • Currently enrolled in (or recent graduate with, or previously received if working on Masters or PhD) an undergraduate or graduate degree in Mathematics/Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Operations Research/Management Science, or Physics from an accredited college or university
  • Enjoyment of applying quantitative techniques to challenging, real-world problems
  • Solid understanding of mathematical concepts, probability and statistics
  • Strong analytical, comprehension and problem-solving skills, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills and an ability to conceptualize
  • Attention to detail, ability to manage time and work flow, work on multiple assignments and manage rapidly changing assignments in a team environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to focus on quality
  • Willingness to take initiative and responsibility, learn new concepts, work independently and master new tasks quickly
  • Programming or statistical modeling experience using a programming language (VBA, C++, MATLAB, R, SAS, STATA, etc.) preferred

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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.