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M&A ANALYST – EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

BCA is seeking candidates to serve as mergers and acquisitions (M&A) analysts with our dynamic and growing firm. M&A analysts play an integral full-time, in-office role in the firm's M&A and corporate finance advisory activities. BCA will consider a range of experience from recent undergraduates with majors in finance, accounting, or economics (preferably), to analyst candidates with several years’ work experience. Prior work experience in boutique investment banking, or related industries such as commercial lending, corporate finance and planning, or public accounting are preferable.

M&A analysts are expected to be active contributors during every phase of the deal process and are encouraged to handle a high level of responsibility on transaction teams, leading the writing and development of both the initial pitch material and post-client descriptive M&A memorandums. They are also responsible for the preparation and integrity of the valuation analyses and merger and acquisition models.

Responsibilities include:

  • Gathering of information and performing business due diligence on prospective clients or target acquisitions.
  • Preparing “normalized” financial models utilizing historical and projected financial information and participating in the analysis of variances and fluctuations, explaining major changes, and identifying key value drivers.
  • Conducting valuation analysis of private companies and business units including precedent transaction and comparable guideline public company methods, Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) and Leveraged Buy Out (LBO) analyses and approaches to valuation.
  • Preparing, analyzing, and explaining historical and projected financial information including modeling analysis.
  • Research and development of target buyer lists utilizing various databases to create target marketing campaigns that match with sell side client buyer criteria.
  • Preparation of quarterly M&A update reports and white papers that are distributed to BCA mailing lists.

Desired Qualities & Experience:

  • Prior business experience or significant internships in an analyst role are preferred.
  • Have strong knowledge of the principles of finance, accounting, and economics or other related studies.
  • Possess advanced proficiency in financial modeling.
  • Have excellent written communication skills, and analytical abilities.
  • Be an independent thinker and resourceful problem solver driven to succeed.
  • Have a very strong work ethic, possess superior organizational skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Have strong attention to detail and time management skills.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, economics, or related field. MBA is a plus.
  • Strong academic background in accounting, finance, economics, general business, or a related field.

If you know of someone who is a driven and talented professional seeking a challenging and rewarding career in boutique M&A investment banking, we encourage you to make an introduction.

Please direct qualified candidates to submit their resume, cover letter, and any relevant sample experience documents to ccarter@bc-advisors.com with the subject line "[Choose one: Summer Intern, Year-Round Intern, Analyst, or Associate Application] - [Your Name]".

We look forward to meeting dedicated individuals who share our commitment to excellence and client service!