Company Description :
William Blair is a premier global boutique with expertise in investment banking, investment management, and private wealth management.
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 headquartered in Chicago and, together with its strategic partners, operates in more than 20 offices worldwide.
Job Summary & Responsibilities :
Execute in-depth analyses to support new business development, transaction execution and the delivery of investment banking products and services to clients and prospects.
Perform research and financial modeling, apply core valuation methods, and complete due diligence activities at the direction of the Investment Banking team lead.
Work closely with client staff to advance projects, gathering necessary information, describing financial modeling methodology, and presenting results directly related to scope of analysis.
Provide training and mentorship to summer interns and less experienced Analysts.
Form varied approaches to analyses once fundamental base of approach is set
Effectively synthesize information to convey complex financial modeling outcomes
Leverage learnings across deals
LEADERSHIP EXPECTATIONS :
CORE EXPECTATIONS :
Bachelor’s Degree required
Prior investment banking experience required; previous experience as an Analyst, or equivalent, strongly preferred
Proven track record in university studies required
Requirement to successfully complete Level 3 exams with FCA within 90 days of commencing employment (for UK and EU only)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :
Detail oriented with strong analytical abilities
Excellent mathematical, writing, verbal and computer skills
Ability to adapt to new tasks with little notice
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
Strong desire to win
Developing increasingly sound judgement
Thorough understanding of accounting and finance
Commitment to satisfying internal and external customer