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Research & Development Analyst

Employer
Houlihan Lokey
Location
Manchester, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Aug 1, 2024

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Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Business Unit:
Data Strategy Group
Industry:
No Industry

Overview

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.

Scope

Houlihan Lokey's Augmented Coverage & Execution team, an innovative group that assists Bankers in revenue generation activities. Our Development team analyses companies and markets globally, leveraging large datasets and expert commentary to assist deal teams in building relationships with the leaders of the most exciting, highest quality businesses in our sectors of expertise.

We are seeking a Research & Development Analyst to join our team. This is an ideal opportunity for a driven candidate with an interest in finance, looking to develop a broad understanding of a range of sectors, including technology, financial services, industrials, consumer & retail, business services and healthcare.

The environment at Houlihan Lokey is both collegial and entrepreneurial. Teamwork is essential to the firm's success. At the same time, creativity and new ideas are encouraged to help us grow our business. Top performers are rewarded with substantial responsibility and interaction with senior-level professionals and clients.

Responsibilities
  • Identify and analyze prospective client companies and market sectors globally,
  • Perform ad-hoc research work, particularly for pitches and meetings,
  • Contact prospective clients,
  • Attend and support Bankers on potential client calls,
  • Record business development activity,
  • Manage the database of companies within Salesforce CRM, for business development purposes;
  • Support process and efficiency improvement initiatives.
Required Qualifications
  • Experience of sales or market research, ideally in a business-to-business environment
  • Bachelor's Degree (BA / BSc)
  • Proven ability to research, organize and present complex ideas whilst maintaining an eye for detail
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel
  • Experience of using CRM systems
  • Additional language skills an advantage
  • Experience with SQL an advantage
  • The ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team
  • First-class literacy, numeracy and organizational skills
  • A keen commercial sense
  • Broad general knowledge and interest in current affairs
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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