Berkeley Research Group

Associate

KW-Kuwait City
4 months ago
Job ID
2017-1707
# of Openings
1
Category
Consulting Staff

Overview

As this position is located Kuwait, it does not require applicants to be legally authorized to work in the United States. The online application will require applicants to answer questions regarding their work authorization and potential sponsorship. Please note the responses will not affect your candidacy.

Berkeley Research Group provides independent advice, data analytics, authoritative studies, expert testimony, investigations, and regulatory and dispute consulting to Fortune 500 corporations, financial institutions, government agencies, major law firms, and regulatory bodies around the world. BRG experts provide sophisticated economic, financial, and analytical advice across a wide range of disciplines, including antitrust and competition policy, complex damages, finance, healthcare, intellectual property, restructuring, valuation, and workforce issues. In addition, the firm assists clients in major industry sectors with compliance, business process improvement, and strategy consulting. 

The Associate position is an entry-level consulting staff position. This position requires a highly motivated problem solver with strong analytical ability and a desire to advance within the organization. The work of an Associate can be either qualitative or quantitative in nature, and projects range from industry and subject-matter research to data collection to the preparation of statistical, financial, and other forms of analysis.

Headquartered in Emeryville, California, BRG currently has over 41 offices across the United States and internationally. This position offers advancement opportunities within a rapidly growing expert services and consulting firm.

 

Responsibilities

  • Support experts and senior professional staff on project engagements.
  • Develop and maintain electronic databases, spreadsheets, and other files as dictated by project needs.
  • Perform detailed research and analysis, then put the results into action (e.g., gather, review, and summarize literature and data from the public domain, specialized industry resources, or client, public, and commercial databases).
  • Demonstrate creativity and efficient use of relevant software tools, analytical methods, and computer models to develop solutions.
  • Assist with preparation of expert reports including typing, editing and proofreading.
  • Prepare report exhibits and graphics to support analysis.
  • Audit own work product and work product of others to assure quality.
  • Participate in a team environment and work hard to meet client deadlines and quality expectations.
  • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills in English and Arabic.

Qualifications

  • The successful candidate will be a 2016-2017 college graduate majoring in Business, Economics, Accounting, Finance, or a related discipline. Candidates majoring in other disciplines and having relevant experience will be considered.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Strong academic record is required.
  • The candidate should have excellent analytical/quantitative skills with superior attention to details.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize are a must.
  • The candidate must be a self-starter able to thrive in a high-pressure environment.

 

BRG is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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