GulfStar Group Seeks Qualified Financial Analyst Candidates

GulfStar Group, Houston's premier middle market investment bank, is seeking qualified candidates for immediately available financial analyst-level positions. 

To be considered for a position, a candidate must have the following qualifications/characteristics: 

  • At least one year of experience as an analyst at an established middle market or bulge bracket Investment Banking Firm or one year of experience in the transaction services, management restructuring or audit group of a Big 4 Accounting Firm
  • Houston resident, or ability to freely relocate immediately 
  • Superior research skills 
  • Strong financial modeling and analysis skills Strong writing skills 
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics - CPA and/or Series 63 & 79 FINRA licenses will be given preference 
  • Demonstrated command of Excel and PowerPoint -- working knowledge of Capital IQ and FactSet will be given preference 
  • Very high level of motivation, commitment and dedication 
  • Proactive mindset with a willingness to learn 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently 
  • Desire to excel in a demanding and dynamic work environment 
  • Two-year (minimum) commitment 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Participating as an integral member of two to four person deal execution teams and providing company and industry research, analytical support and process management, from pitch to closing 
  • Three statement financial modeling 
  • Valuation analysis 
  • Comparable company and transaction research and analyses 
  • Providing transaction process support on M&A, Private Placement, and Financial Advisory projects 
  • Assisting in the drafting and preparation of marketing materials including pitch books, confidential information memoranda, corporate and industry profiles and industry/market analyses 
  • Researching and identifying targeted buyers 
  • In-depth company and industry research including the drafting of industry newsletters 
  • Travel for client engagements will be required 

COMPENSATION 

  • Compensation consists of market competitive base salary, a substantial year-end bonus and health care and 401(k) benefits 
  • Outstanding performers will be strongly considered for promotion to associate after a two-year commitment 

If you meet the above qualifications, please send your cover letter and a detailed resume to Scott Winship at careers@gulfstargroup.com.

About GulfStar Group
GulfStar is a leading middle market investment bank headquartered in Houston. GulfStar specializes in providing merger and acquisition advisory services, institutional private placements of equity and debt, and general corporate finance advisory services to companies with revenues or enterprise values generally ranging from $25 million to $350 million. Since its formation in 1990, GulfStar has completed more than 675 assignments in 34 states and 16 foreign countries across a variety of industries.