Deloitte Deloitte Corporate Finance - Investment Banking Analyst (Summer 2022) in Chicago, Illinois
Our Investment Banking Analyst program seeks bright, ambitious individuals who embrace challenges and are prepared to learn quickly. As an Investment Banking Analyst, you will work side by side with experienced and execution-focused investment bankers, as well as clients from a wide range of industries including consumer & retail, healthcare, business services, and global industrials. With a focus on Mergers & Acquisitions ("M&A"), our practice advises clients through critical stages of the transaction process and is intimately involved each step of the way. As an Analyst, you will quickly become a core execution team member and will be asked to assume significant responsibility commensurate with your ability. You will be required to interact regularly with company executives and professional investors, and accordingly our Analyst program will help to prepare you for a career on a variety of potential paths. Recent Analyst alumni have progressed to reputable private equity firms and highly-ranked business schools. Our program is competitive and challenging, while also highly rewarding. Upon hire, Analysts participate in a comprehensive training program led by seasoned Wall Street professionals.
Work you'll do
Working closely with clients, you will provide recommendations that are aligned with an organization's business goals and overall strategic and transactional objectives. Constructing financial models to help clients assess growth strategies, capital structure decisions, and transaction alternatives, will help you develop a comprehensive technical skill set at an early career stage. Concurrently, you will employ a number of core valuation methodologies to help businesses evaluate their worth in the marketplace and advise them on appropriate ranges at which to conduct transactions. Also, you will have the opportunity to learn how to appropriately position businesses in the investor community by articulating value propositions and anticipating potential concerns. Across these responsibilities, you will receive considerable exposure to senior bankers and clients as you participate in each phase of the transaction process. From preparing a pitchbook to win an assignment, to traveling across the country to conduct financial and operational due diligence on behalf of a client, Analysts on our platform have an immediate opportunity to add significant value on their teams.
Regardless of project type, your work will require:
Ability to analyze companies from a financial, operational, and industry perspective and make recommendations aligned with business objectives
Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a team on multiple tasks and assignments
Demonstrated leadership and strong verbal and written communication skills
At Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC, our team assists clients with financial and strategic advisory to include sellside and buyside M&A, capital raising, and evaluation of corporate finance alternatives, to include Employee Stock Ownership Plans ("ESOPs"). Analysts work in a collaborative environment where real-time performance feedback is encouraged and will be given responsibilities based on performance and capability. Opportunities for upward mobility are available to high performers. Learn more about our Corporate Finance practice .
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, and/or Economics or related field
Ability to travel up to 50% (While up to 50% travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice)
Upon commencement of employment, have or obtain all required FINRA licenses within sixty (60) days
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future
The start date for this position is Summer 2022
Strong academic track record (GPA of 3.2 or above)
Relevant work experience or work experience in a professional environment (e.g., internships, summer positions, school jobs)
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.