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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Per Year
Location:
Chicago, Illinois
Country:
United States
Industry:
Accounting/Finance
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
Entry Level
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Investment Banking Analyst (Fall 2017 Start)

Who we are:
For nearly 95 years, Baird has provided high-quality financial advice and services with clients' best interests in mind. Employee owned and independent, Baird serves individuals, foundations, organizations and municipalities across the country as well as corporations and institutions around the world from more than 100 offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Baird has more than $171 billion in client assets.

Baird's Equity Capital Markets group includes more than 500 professionals in research, institutional sales and trading, and investment banking. Baird is also home to a global private equity group, Baird Capital that has invested in more than 280 companies over its history.

As one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For ® since 2004, Baird attracts many of the financial service industry's leading and most experienced professionals as well as top talent from the nation's finest universities. From day one, our new associates benefit from collaborative, mentoring relationships, often interacting with senior executives at the companies we cover and getting to know our best institutional clients. The result is a truly enriching experience that provides opportunities to build your existing skills and develop a keen understanding of the industry.

Discover a firm with a vested interest in your professional future.

As an Investment Banking Analyst, you will:
  • Play an integral role on investment banking teams, providing analytical support on mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and other financial advisory services for our clients.
  • Assist in the preparation of company valuations, financial models, company marketing documents and client presentations in addition to performing research and various analyses in support of new business generation.
  • Develop your skills through broad exposure to both junior and senior bankers.

What makes this opportunity great:
  • Gain relevant experience in all areas of a transaction, from preparation of marketing materials to facilitation of due diligence
  • Unique culture that values diverse backgrounds and perspectives while emphasizing teamwork and a strong sense of partnership
  • Achieve professional development through lean deal teams which provide greater responsibility and daily interaction with senior bankers

What we look for:
  • Candidates with experience working in a fast-pace professional environment who can hit the ground running.
  • 0 - 9 months of full-time experience.
  • Candidates must have a proven academic record and an interest in Finance.
  • The ideal candidate will have (i) an enduring work ethic and track record of success; (ii) the ability to function equally well in both a team setting and on a self-directed basis; and (iii) excellent mathematical, writing, verbal and computer skills.
  • Series 63 & 79 licensing preferred or the ability to quickly obtain