William Blair & Company is a global investment banking and asset management firm. We are committed to building enduring relationships with our clients and providing expertise and solutions to meet their evolving needs. An independent and employee owned firm, William Blair is based in Chicago, and has office locations in 11 cities, including London, New York, Shanghai, and Zurich. Department
William Blair is looking to hire an Investment Banking Analyst to add to our Boston
ResponsibilitiesSupport senior bankers in researching and creating marketing pitch materials, building financial models to value potential clients, and researching industries or sectors as determined by senior bankers in targeting certain clients or industries.Assist in active equity and merger and acquisition transaction execution including, but not limited to: financial analysis, model creation, drafting memoranda, due diligence, attending client meetings and drafting sessions, creating data rooms, and any other support services required to assist in closing an engagement. Travel to client meetings, drafting sessions, road show stops and due diligence as necessary.Participate in any other requests from senior bankers or clients.
Bachelor’s degree required; business or economics degree preferred.Minimum of 6 months experience as an Investment Banking Analyst REQUIRED.Internship or prior work experience in financial services industry preferred.Proven track record in university studies required.Series 79 and 63 licenses required within 90 days of hire. Detail oriented with strong analytical abilities.Excellent mathematical, writing, verbal and computer skills.Ability to adapt to new tasks with little notice.Ability to manage expectations of senior bankers while working on projects simultaneously.General understanding of accounting and finance.Committed to satisfying internal and external customers.
As a William Blair & Company associate, you’ll enjoy Medical, Dental, Life and AD&D Insurance, along with a generous profit sharing program that includes a 401K plan in addition to a firm contribution. We also offer three weeks of vacation, flexible spending accounts, a business casual dress code, a 75% discounted commissions on trades, and discounts at restaurants, museums, parks and retailers.
William Blair & Company, L.L.C. is an equal opportunity employer. It complies with all laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination in employment practice because of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, marital status, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, unfavorable discharge from the military service or on the basis of a physical or mental disability that is unrelated to the employee's ability to perform the duties of the job applied for.