Corporate Finance Practice- Research Professional Corporate Finance Practice- Research Professional …

Berkeley Research Group
in Saddle Brook, NJ, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Berkeley Research Group
in Saddle Brook, NJ, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
BRG Corporate Finance (, a business unit within Berkeley Research Group (BRG), provides multidisciplinary services and solutions to lenders, companies, investors and attorneys through our core practice areas: • Restructuring, Bankruptcy, and Creditor Rights • Transaction Advisory Services • Valuation Services • Capital Markets Services • Business Transformation Services • Alternative Investment Advisory • Bank Regulatory Services • Litigation, Forensics, and Dispute Resolution Services

BRG Corporate Finance is looking for a Research Professional to work directly with the head of the Research group located in Saddle Brook, NJ. The Research group is an internal “knowledge” team within BRG Corporate Finance, supporting Corporate Finance professionals in their business development efforts and billable case work. Services the group provides include:

  • Assistance with lead generation (i.e. Watchlists, bankruptcy filing alerts, research on pending opportunities, etc.)
  • Preparation of pitches, proposals, and other presentations, including industry overviews and thought leadership materials
  • Support on active engagements
  • Maintenance of marketing materials for the Corporate Finance Group

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide qualitative and quantitative research and analysis of industries and target companies for pitch books, industry presentations, and ongoing engagements
  • Collect, analyze, and interpret SEC and court documents for pitches and presentations
  • Maintain proprietary databases
  • Respond to ad hoc research requests
  • Create and adhere to quality control methodologies and techniques
  • Supervise junior associates and interns
  • Quality check own work product and the work of associates and interns

This position is based in Saddle Brook, NJ, and does not require travel. This is an excellent opportunity for professionals with consulting, investment banking, corporate finance, or law backgrounds to take their career in a new direction, providing for career growth within the Research group.


  • The successful candidate will possess 3-7 years of experience from one of the following areas: Investment Banking, Sell-Side Research, Buy-Side Research, Corporate Strategy, Business Development (financial support role), or law.
  • Knowledge of research methodologies and familiarity with third-party research sources (such as Bloomberg, CapitalIQ, Factiva, etc.) is required.
  • Understanding of financial statements and ability to read and interpret legal documents is a must.
  • The candidate must be able to sift through large volumes of information in order to extract relevant details and present them in a clear and concise format.
  • The candidate must have excellent analytical/quantitative skills with superior attention to details.
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize and adapt to shifting priorities and rapid changes are required.
  • The candidate must be a self-starter and able to thrive in a high-pressure environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) is a must.
  • Prior restructuring or credit analysis experience, as well as familiarity with bankruptcy process, is a plus.
  • Candidates must reside within a daily commuting distance from the Saddle Brook, NJ office.

Berkeley Research Group (BRG) provides independent expert testimony, advisory services and data analytics to major law firms, Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and regulatory bodies around the world. BRG experts provide sophisticated economic, financial, and analytical advice across a wide range of disciplines including antitrust and competition policy, complex damages, finance, healthcare, intellectual property, restructuring, valuation, and workforce issues. In addition, the firm assists clients in major industry sectors with compliance, business process improvement and strategy consulting. Headquartered in Emeryville, California, BRG currently has over 44 offices across the U.S. and internationally. This position offers advancement opportunities within a rapidly growing expert services and consulting firm.

Candidate must be able to submit verification of his/her legal right to work in the U.S., without company sponsorship.

BRG is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.