Clare Advisors LLC provides financial advisory, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and corporate finance services for digital advertising and marketing companies in Washington D.C., New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and throughout the United States. For more information, please visit our website

The Analyst Position:
The Clare Advisors Financial Analyst position offers a career opportunity for bright, motivated and mature individuals interested in joining a highly successful, entrepreneurial financial advisory specializing in middle market mergers and acquisitions.

The Financial Analyst serves as a key member of the “deal team,” working directly with managing directors and vice presidents on engagements. The analyst will gain in-depth transaction experience, significant responsibility, client exposure, negotiation skills, and an understanding of transaction structures. In most M&A assignments the analyst would perform and/or oversee the following functions: Prepare and participate in new business presentations; perform valuation analysis on privately held companies in the marketing, advertising and media industries; employ financial models to develop solutions to financial problems or to assess the financial, capital or valuation impact of business decisions; perform a variety of industry and company-level research; prepare and draft confidential offering memorandum and management presentations; coordinate due diligence processes between a variety of parties (legal, financial, internal); develop and maintain client relationships; advise clients on aspects of capitalization, such as amounts, sources, or timing; arrange financing of deals from sources such as financial institutions, agencies, or public or private companies; evaluate capital needs of clients and assess market conditions to inform structuring of financial packages; structure or negotiate deals, such as corporate mergers, sales, or acquisitions; financial modeling and analysis of potential transactions and valuation of privately-held companies.

Applicants must possess a combination of the following qualifications: Familiarity and understanding of the advertising, marketing and media industry landscape (companies, service offerings, business models, etc.), Advanced MS Office (i.e. Excel) skills; strong undergraduate academic performance (3.60 GPA or better); eighteen months of investment banking or related experience required.

Reports to: Managing Director