Vice President - Consumer, Food & Retail - Corporate Finance Vice President - Consumer, Food & Retail -  …

Houlihan Lokey
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Houlihan Lokey
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Houlihan Lokey (NYSE: HLI) is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, valuation, and strategic consulting. The firm serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide with offices in the United States, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. Independent advice and intellectual rigor are hallmarks of our commitment to client success across our advisory services. Houlihan Lokey is ranked as the No. 1 M&A advisor for all U.S. transactions, the No. 1 global restructuring advisor, and the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 20 years, according to Thomson Reuters.

Consumer, Food & Retail Group

Houlihan Lokey’s Consumer, Food & Retail (CFR) Group specializes in providing M&A and equity capital raising advice. In 2018, the London CFR team completed 27 deals. The group has built a reputation as a trusted advisor, combining extensive market capabilities with in-depth industry knowledge to help maximize shareholder value for our clients.


Job Description

Vice Presidents work on transactions that provide exposure to various investment banking services. In the Corporate Finance business, Vice Presidents support new business development and investment banking engagements by:


  • Executing transactions within the context of deal teams
  • Creating and preparing client presentations in support of new business development and transaction execution
  • Developing, analysing, and explaining historical and projected financial information
  • Coordinating and performing business due diligence
  • Preparing confidential memoranda, management presentations, marketing pitches, and other presentations
  • Valuing companies and businesses
  • Helping market and plan engagements
  • Building relationships and maintaining direct contact with current and prospective clients
  • Providing guidance, mentorship, and training to Associates and Financial Analysts
  • Performing other administrative and operational duties as dictated by the group’s needs



The ideal candidate would possess the following qualities and background:

  • Top academic performance; ability to learn quickly and perform in an unstructured environment
  • Eight years of investment banking experience (top tier IBD or boutique preferred)
  • Excellent deal exposure
  • Proven advanced accounting, finance, financial modelling, and analytical abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Resourceful problem solver driven to succeed
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with all levels of staff
  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail and organisational skills and ability to multitask are essential


Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V