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Analyst, Data & Analytics (Manchester-based)

Houlihan Lokey
Manchester, United Kingdom
Closing date
Jul 28, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Business Unit:
Data Strategy Group
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Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI) is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, and financial and valuation advisory. Houlihan Lokey serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide with offices in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia-Pacific region. Independent advice and intellectual rigor are hallmarks of the firm's commitment to client success across its advisory services. The firm is the No. 1 investment bank for global M&A transactions under $1 billion, the No. 1 M&A advisor for the past eight consecutive years in the U.S., the No. 1 global restructuring advisor for the past nine consecutive years, and the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 25 years, all based on number of transactions and according to data provided by Refinitiv.


Houlihan Lokey's Data & Analytics (D&A) team is an innovative group that serves as the analytical engine of the firm. The team supports corporate initiatives including corporate development, marketing, and accounting, provides analytics and reporting to help Bankers across all of Houlihan Lokey's lines of business be more effective and efficient when looking for new customers, pitching clients, and closing deals

Houlihan Lokey is looking for a Data Analyst to join their D&A team in Manchester. This role involves using analytics and technology to improve current processes, explore new datasets, and recommend actionable solutions. The Data Analyst will play a crucial role in introducing new platforms and enhancing existing capabilities for the company's growth.

This role requires strong analytical skills, a solid understanding of technology and data processes, and the ability to work collaboratively across various teams. It also involves a focus on innovation and the ability to identify opportunities for the application of data to investment bankers. The Analyst's work will play a significant role in shaping the company's growth and efficiency strategies.


As a Data Analyst, your responsibilities will include:-
  • Analyzing Processes:
    • The Data Analyst will be responsible for assessing current processes Houlihan Lokey's lines of business and identifying areas where technology and analytics can be applied to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Solution Creation:
    • The Analyst will develop solutions by leveraging data analytics, technology tools, and other relevant resources to address identified process gaps and challenges.
  • Implementation:
    • After designing solutions, the Analyst will oversee the implementation process, ensuring that the new platforms and technology-driven processes are properly integrated into the existing systems.
  • Stakeholder Collaboration:
    • Close collaboration with key internal stakeholders is crucial. The Data Analyst will work closely with various teams, departments, and leaders to understand their needs and demonstrate how technology can drive growth and efficiency.
  • Impact Assessment:
    • Once the new solutions are implemented, the Analyst will be responsible for monitoring their adoption and measuring the impact on processes, efficiency, and overall outcomes.
  • Reporting:
    • The Analyst will prepare reports and presentations to communicate the results of implemented solutions, showcasing their contributions to the company's growth and streamlined operations.
  • Adaptation and Improvement:
    • As the company evolves and new challenges arise, the Data Analyst will need to adapt their strategies and solutions to ensure continued success and improvement.
Basic Qualifications/Requirements

The successful candidate will have:-
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Finance, Engineering, Statistics, Analytics or related field
  • Proven experience working with Python (please note: a programming case study will be a part of the recruitment process)
  • Proven experience in using SQL, accompanied by an understanding of data structures
  • Experience presenting results and creating story-driven dashboards in Tableau and/or Sigma
  • Experience in an analytics or consulting role
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Enthusiastic about identifying and driving efficiencies
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team, comfortable with flexible work arrangements
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to overcome roadblocks on their own with an eagerness to problem solve
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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