Berkeley Research Group

Associate Director - Financial Services Practice

US-CA-Emeryville
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-1754
# of Openings
1
Category
Consulting Staff

Overview

Berkeley Research Group (BRG) provides independent expert testimony, advisory services and data analytics to major law firms, Fortune 500 companies, government agencies 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. 

BRG’s service offerings include business advisory and expert analysis. Business advisory services include strategic planning, commercial negotiation and price review, trading, investment evaluation, financings, mergers and acquisitions.  We also provide expert analysis and testimony in energy related disputes in the context of domestic litigation and international arbitration matters, regulatory and restructuring proceedings, antitrust disputes, mergers and acquisitions, and government inquiries. 

The Associate Director position is a senior-level consulting staff position. This position requires a highly motivated problem solver with solid analytical ability, strong organizational skills, strong communication skills  and a desire to advance within the organization. This position requires significant experience in litigation consulting and the management of litigation engagements. The work of an Associate Director will involve both execution and oversight of engagement work streams that may be either qualitative or quantitative in nature, with responsibilities to include: management of junior staff, design of statistical and financial analysis, modeling of financial data and markets, quality control, development and presentation of client deliverables, communication with clients, management of existing client relationships, industry research, and expansion of business.

Headquartered in Emeryville, California, BRG currently has over 40 offices across the U.S. and internationally.  This position offers advancement opportunities within a rapidly growing expert services and consulting firm.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of all technical and management aspects of engagement requirements in their primary areas of expertise, as well as a thorough understanding of the business and financial principles of one or more industries.

  • Delegate assignments to staff, instruct and monitor progress, and review work product for completeness and accuracy.

  • Demonstrate consistent, balanced project delegation, supervision and leadership skills across all areas of an engagement.

  • Develop analyses and models using transactional data and/or financial data.

  • Generate client deliverables and make valuable contributions to expert reports.

  • Manage client relationships and communicate results and work product as appropriate.

  • Demonstrate creativity and efficient use of relevant software tools, analytical methods and computer models to develop solutions.

  • Prioritize assignments and responsibilities in order to meet goals and deadlines.

  • Take an active role in business development through management and expansion of projects and client relationships, development of project proposals and the creation of thought leadership papers, journal articles and presentations.

 

Qualifications

  • A post-graduate degree or certification (e.g.,  M.A., M.S., CFA, MBA, Ph.D.) with a focus in business analytics (finance, economics, accounting) or equivalent experience.

  • 4-6+ years of work experience with a focus on statistical analysis, advanced econometrics or financial analyses.

  • Excellent, demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.

  • Keen interest in economic analysis and research. Proven capability with MS Excel and statistical analysis program(s) (e.g., SAS, SPSS, Stata, MS SQL Server, MS Access). A desire to expand those capabilities is required, as is the ability to train others to use such tools.

  • Desire and ability to manage processes and other consultants.

  • Commitment to producing high quality analysis and attention to details.

  • Desire to work within a team environment.

  • Demonstrates an interest and aptitude in generating business and becoming known in the marketplace as an Expert in their field.

 

Candidate must be able to submit verification of his/her legal right to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship.

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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