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Analyst/Associate - Investment Banking

Job Code: 1579
Location: Chicago, IL
Employment Duration: Full-Time

Company Description

Stout Risius Ross (SRR) is a financial advisory firm that specializes in Investment Banking, Valuation & Financial Opinions, and Dispute Advisory & Forensic Services. SRR's clients range from Fortune 500 corporations to privately held companies in numerous industries around the world. SRR has offices in Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Irvine, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Tysons Corner, and Washington, D.C.

SRR is a trade name for Stout Risius Ross, Inc. and Stout Risius Ross Advisors, LLC, a FINRA registered broker-dealer and SIPC member firm.


General Purpose:  Seeking full time investment banking analyst/associate to support existing transactions and new business development in our Chicago office.  Firm focuses on middle-market M&A transactions and capital raising assignments. 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for coordination and production of various investment banking projects and tasks, including:

  • Detailed financial modeling, valuation and analysis
  • Pitchbooks and other presentations
  • Company and industry analysis
  • Buyers lists
  • Confidential memorandas and management presentations
  • Deal execution tasks
  • Overall project management

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Must have a minimum of 1 year of deal execution experience and be proficient in the following:

  • All standard investment banking valuation methodologies
  • Detailed financial modeling, including ability to create fully integrated income statement, balance sheet and cash flow model
  • Various steps in the sell-side execution process
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to train and mentor analysts

Key Characteristics:

The following characteristics are critical for an investment banking analyst/associate:

  • Strong time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong acumen
  • Sense of urgency
  • Willingness to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

Education and/or Training:

  • 4-year degree required, with an emphasis in Finance or Accounting preferable.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in investment banking, private equity, or corporate M&A required. 

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.


SRR is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of valid job requirements, qualifications and merit without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

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