An international law firm is seeking a Global Business Development Analyst for the NY office.
Responsible for Business Development efforts and the collection and analysis of competitive data, market research, company profiles, industry trends and other related duties as assigned.
Performs analysis of and prepares industry/company target lists containing internal and external metrics.
Performs analysis of and prepares company reports and profiles including background information, advisory relationships and market intelligence utilizing internal and external data sources.
Performs client analysis by office and practice area, exercising discretion and sound judgment
Conducts peer firm analysis such as league table rankings to support various practice and office initiatives.
Follows and tracks trends in the legal industry as it relates to business development efforts.
Summarizes capital market (public equity and debt offerings) deals and M & A transactions by company, region or industry.
Conducts research and develops knowledge of external data sources for use in various Business Development projects.
Participates in Business Development efforts for the Firm’s global offices.
Monitors, tracks and analyzes new developments in various industries and geographic regions using internal and external data sources.
Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
Manages Firm resources responsibly.
Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies and procedures.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems . Experience with SQL a plus
Resourceful internet research skills utilizing various online sources
Ability to synthesize, interpret and summarize information from various sources in a clear, concise manner
Basic understanding and or exposure to business financials (including SEC filings)
Experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously
Knowledge of Capitaliq, Mergermarket, Thomson One, BoardEx, Reuters, or other information market intelligence search tools
Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational, and planning skills
Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
Ability to organize and prioritize work
Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
Ability to use discretion and exercise independent and sound judgment
Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
Demonstrates close attention to detail
Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs
Must posses a Bachelor’s degree and have a minimum of two years of related work experience
Ideal candidates will have a strong through working knowledge of Excel, a well rounded financial background (analytical, knowledge of the markets – equity & debt)