Vice President - Corporate Finance (Business Services)

Houlihan Lokey Los Angeles, CA

Houlihan Lokey has extensive expertise in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, valuation, and other related financial advisory services for a broad range of U.S. and international clients. Our experience in M&A has earned us consistent recognition throughout the industry. In 2017, we were ranked the No. 1 M&A advisor for all U.S. transactions.

Houlihan Lokey's Business Services Group offers M&A advisory, capital raising, valuation, and corporate restructurings to public and private companies. We work with companies providing professional and technology-related services across a number of end markets and regularly collaborate with other Houlihan Lokey industry and product groups to bring the highest level of knowledge, services, and relationships to our clients.

Our team covers a broad array of sectors, with bankers dedicated to each of our primary coverage areas. We maintain deep, senior-level relationships with major strategic and financial buyers of professional and technology-related services companies, as well as large, public, and private company thought leaders within the industry.

As one of the leading M&A advisors in our sector, we help open doors to opportunities—whether our clients are seeking a strategic or financial partner in a change-of-control or minority-investment transaction.


Vice Presidents in the Business Services Group support new business development and investment banking engagements. Vice Presidents manage the execution of mergers and acquisitions transactions. They also develop expertise and build relationships with clients in one or more sectors within the Business Services coverage universe. You will:

* Prepare, analyze and help explain historical and projected financial information;

* Coordinate and perform business due diligence and execute M&A transactions;

* Prepare confidential information memoranda, management presentations, marketing pitches and other presentations;

* Value companies and businesses;

* Assist in the marketing and planning of engagements; and

* Build relationships and maintain direct contact with clients, prospective clients and professional advisors.


The ideal candidate should have prior experience or a demonstrated interest in mergers and acquisitions, a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment. The environment at Houlihan Lokey is both collegial and entrepreneurial. Teamwork is essential to the firm's success. At the same time, creativity and new ideas are encouraged. Vice Presidents are given substantial responsibility and are encouraged to help us grow our business. The ideal candidate should be motivated, creative, outgoing and possess strong skills in financial analysis. Candidates must have a strong knowledge of accounting and applied financial theory, keen analytical capabilities and excellent verbal and written communication skills. At least four years of postgraduate investment banking experience is required; no class of 2018 graduates, please.

Coursework in accounting and finance is highly recommended.

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