2021 Investment Banking Summer Analyst - Los Angeles
- Los Angeles, CA
Lazard, one of the world's preeminent financial advisory and asset management firms, operates from 43 cities across 27 countries in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Central and South America. With origins dating to 1848, the firm provides advice on mergers and acquisitions, strategic matters, restructuring and capital structure, capital raising and corporate finance, as well as asset management services, to corporations, partnerships, institutions, governments and individuals.
Summer Analyst Job Description
The 9-week summer analyst program begins with a weeklong classroom training in New York that teaches the fundamentals of banking, with a specific focus on modeling and relevant analytical techniques. Learning and development continues throughout the summer through apprenticeship, structured learning sessions from group leaders, and formal on-going performance feedback.
Summer analysts will become integral members of the Los Angeles Investment Banking Group, joining a small transaction team which provides financial advisory services to the firm's clients. Depending on your background, day-to-day responsibilities could include financial analysis and modeling, company and industry research, participating in the development of client presentations, and interacting with senior bankers and clients. Assignments fall into a range of categories, including M&A, divestitures, general and strategic advisory, and capital markets.
Candidates should be university students in their penultimate year and top academic performers who are willing to work in an unstructured environment, which values initiative, creativity, maturity, and enthusiasm for learning. Academic backgrounds may vary (no background in finance or accounting is required), however candidates must be comfortable with basic financial concepts and enjoy quantitative work.
This position is available in Los Angeles.
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