Senior Analyst – Investment Banking

<p>Our client is a leading, international middle-market investment bank, serving the needs of middle market corporations, private equity groups and public entities.&nbsp; They are seeking a Senior Analyst with strong execution experience to join their M&amp;A advisory platform. &nbsp;</p>

Detroit, MI

Hunt Search Group

Hunt Search Group is a professional staffing firm providing direct hire and contract staffing solutions to companies across all industries. We accelerate organizations&rsquo; growth by attracting, assessing and placing specialized expertise in finance &amp; accounting, IT and engineering to precisely deliver talent for critical positions, enhancing the competitiveness of the organizations and people we serve.

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Investment Banking

Overview: <p>Our analysts work closely with senior bankers to make a real impact on our clients&rsquo; businesses through involvement in all facets of investment banking activities including, valuations, financial analysis, mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, deal negotiations and relationship management.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Conduct valuation analyses using different approaches including leveraged buyout, discounted cash flow, transaction and trading comparables.</li> <li>Build comprehensive financial models to assess target company performance given various operating scenarios in order to evaluate the impacts of potential M&amp;A transactions and different capital structures.</li> <li>Create pitchbooks for internal and external use, covering areas including capital markets activity, corporate strategic alternatives, and general corporate finance.</li> <li>Partake in all steps of the transaction process, beginning from the pitch phase through to execution.</li> <li>Assist in Identifying strategic and financial buyers and sellers.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Knowledge / Experience:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Minimum of two (2) years of work experience at a recognized investment banking, private equity or transaction services firm.</li> <li>Extensive experience and comfort creating and analyzing financial models in Excel spreadsheets</li> <li>Strong understanding and experience performing valuation analysis (deal comps, public comps, DCF, other)&nbsp;</li> <li>Strong quantitative / analytical skills&nbsp;</li> <li>Superior attention to detail&nbsp;</li> <li>Disciplined work ethic&nbsp;</li> <li>Excellent verbal and written communication skills&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to effectively manage multiple simultaneous project deadlines&nbsp;</li> <li>Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint</li> </ul> <p><strong>Education:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor's degree required</li> <li>MBA in finance or a related field is a plus</li> </ul>