The Harrison Rush Group

Consumer Investment Banking role - Bulge Bracket

The Harrison Rush Group - Manchester Center, VT

Job Summary: As a Consumer Investment Banking Associate, you will play a key role in supporting senior bankers in executing financial transactions within the consumer sector. You will be responsible for conducting financial analysis, assisting in deal execution, and maintaining client relationships. Your expertise in the consumer industry and strong analytical skills will contribute to the successful completion of transactions and the provision of high-quality financial advice to clients.


  1. Financial Analysis and Modeling:

    • Conduct comprehensive financial analysis, including financial statement analysis, valuation modeling, and financial forecasting.
    • Create and maintain financial models to evaluate the financial performance and valuation of consumer companies.
    • Perform industry research and analysis to identify trends, market opportunities, and potential risks in the consumer sector.
  2. Deal Execution and Transaction Support:

    • Assist senior bankers in executing consumer transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions (M&A), initial public offerings (IPOs), debt and equity offerings, and other corporate finance transactions.
    • Participate in due diligence activities, including researching and analyzing data, preparing due diligence reports, and identifying key transaction risks and mitigants.
    • Support the preparation of transaction-related documents, such as pitch books, information memoranda, offering memoranda, and other marketing materials.
  3. Client Communication and Relationship Management:

    • Interact with clients to gather information, address inquiries, and provide updates on transaction progress.
    • Contribute to client meetings and conference calls, assisting senior bankers in presenting analyses, recommendations, and transaction updates.
    • Foster strong client relationships by delivering high-quality work, demonstrating industry knowledge, and providing exceptional service.
  4. Market Research and Industry Knowledge:

    • Stay current on industry trends, consumer preferences, regulatory changes, and market dynamics within the consumer sector.
    • Conduct market research and analysis to identify potential investment opportunities, competitive landscape, and industry benchmarks.
    • Prepare research reports, industry updates, and presentations on consumer-related topics for internal and external distribution.
  5. Team Collaboration and Project Management:

    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including legal, compliance, and other internal stakeholders, to ensure smooth deal execution and compliance with regulatory requirements.
    • Assist in coordinating and managing project timelines, deliverables, and work streams to meet client deadlines.
    • Mentor and guide junior team members, including Analysts and Interns, providing support and fostering their professional development.
  6. Regulatory Compliance and Risk Management:

    • Ensure compliance with relevant financial regulations and internal policies throughout the transaction process.
    • Identify and assess potential risks associated with transactions and propose risk mitigation strategies.
    • Stay informed about regulatory changes in the consumer industry and their potential impact on transactions and clients.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, or a related field. A Master's degree is a plus.
  • Previous experience in investment banking or related fields with exposure to consumer transactions.
  • Strong financial modeling, valuation, and analytical skills.
  • Deep understanding of consumer industry dynamics, market trends, and competitive landscape.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to produce accurate work under tight timelines.
  • Proficiency in financial software and tools, such as Excel, PowerPoint, and financial databases.

Posted On: Thursday, May 25, 2023

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