Analysts work as part of small client teams, interacting directly with senior bankers, clients, and other transaction professionals. They want individuals to be able to grow from the analyst position into an associate and so on from there.
Some responsibilities of Analysts include:
Financial Analysis- evaluating capital structure solutions, develop analysis and models, and due diligence
Marketing/Transaction Support- prepare memos and presentations, manage data rooms, connect with clients
Client/ Business Development- research M&A opportunities, maintain relationships with professionals in other positions, and participate in pitch and presentation delivery.
Characteristics and skills:
- Communication and multitasking ability
- Desire to take action and to advance themselves and the team
- Strong technical skills, including accounting, finance, modeling and valuation experience with prior experience in corporate or investment banking, underwriting, corporate finance, transaction advisory or other related fields.