Intern, Corporate Finance

DUFF AND PHELPS, LLC - Los Angeles, CA3.4

Our professionals balance analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to deliver solid, defensible analysis and practical advice to our clients. As an organization, we think globally. We create transparency in an opaque world, and we encourage our people to do the same. That means when you take your place on our team, you’ll discover a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel. If you’re ready to share your perspective with the world, then you can make a real impact here. This is the Duff & Phelps difference.

Duff & Phelps’ Corporate Finance provides investment banking services at Duff & Phelps. They focus on providing merger and acquisition (M&A) services and transaction opinions. Hundreds of public corporations, financial sponsors, family-owned businesses and other middle-market and growth companies have met their strategic goals through a Duff & Phelps’ managed sell-side, acquisition or carve-out advisory transaction.

At Duff & Phelps, your work will help protect, restore and maximize value for our clients. Join us and together we’ll maximize the value of your career.

Corporate Finance Interns will act as Investment Banking (IB) generalists, working as a part of our Global Corporate Finance team on a variety of engagements. Individuals will be assigned a wide variety of projects and given as much responsibility as their experience and capabilities permit.
Work directly with client senior management teams, board members and stakeholders throughout all phases of transaction advisory and execution, in both healthy and distressed situations
Prepare financial models and analytical support for M&A, restructuring & special situations, and transaction opinion deal teams
Present financial models and detailed analysis to support fairness and solvency opinions to senior professionals at Duff & Phelps during technical review meetings
Draft situation analyses, pitch materials, information memoranda, management presentations and term sheets in support of M&A assignments
Perform company, industry, market and competitor research and due diligence
Contribute to the development and communication of proposals and advice to current and prospective clients
Ensure quality of client deliverables by having strong attention to detail
Maintain open lines of communication between deal team and potential M&A buyers/sellers, including maintaining the data room and coordinating management meetings
Analyzing credit agreements and related debt agreements to help senior management identify distressed/special situation opportunities

Currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or Management (with a concentration in Accounting, Economics or Finance), Economics or other degree (with a minimum of four Junior and/or Senior level courses in Accounting, Economics or Finance) from an accredited university or college
Expected graduation date between September 2019 and August 2020
Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3
Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple engagements and manage rapidly changing assignments in a team environment
A critical thinker who can quickly evaluate and analyze companies and financial information
Excellent analytical and quantitative skills, as well as strong writing and communication skills
Strong working knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint
High level of attention to detail
Ability to work effectively with senior professionals in an engagement team
Demonstrated leadership experience and strong personal integrity
Ability to master new tasks quickly
Demonstrated commitment to obtaining outstanding results
Ability and willingness to work long hours and on weekends
FINRA Series 79 & 63 certification (either current or able to obtain)

In order to be considered for a position at Duff & Phelps, you must formally apply via
Duff & Phelps is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We will not discriminate between applications for reason of gender, gender identity, race, religion, color, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, age or disability.