Handshake Job #: 6788173
Our Dispute Resolution Consulting (DRC) team is led by financial experts who bring unique value to counsel and their clients on valuation and accounting/forensic matters related to disputes in litigation, arbitration, and mediation. Our services include case assessment, strategy design, complex financial modelling, damage theory formulation, settlement assistance, and expert witness testimony in a variety of legal matters.
Summer Intern positions are available in the Financial and Valuation Advisory (FVA) business’s Dispute Resolution and Financial Expert Opinions practice. As a Summer Intern, you will gain on-hands experience across a variety of workstreams, including engagement teaming, which typically comprise at least one Managing Director/Director, Senior Vice President/Vice President, Associate, and one or more Financial Analysts. Your primary activities may include constructing and reviewing valuation, lost profits/business damages, and other financial models; performing financial statement analysis; performing forensic accounting analysis; performing economic, industry, and other types of research; participation in team meetings; designing and drafting deliverables and work product; and presenting analyses and conclusions internally to review committees.
Qualified candidates will have additional accountability for the development of project approach and initial drafts of expert report segments, oversight, methodologies, and analytical frameworks, and have incremental responsibilities, including marketing research, technical initiatives, and business development.
Houlihan Lokey offers a fast-paced, entrepreneurial work environment. The ideal candidate is a motivated self-starter, highly collaborative, creative, outgoing, and possesses strong financial analysis, modeling, and valuation skills. Candidates who have experience in a Big Four environment in valuation/dispute practices or national litigation consulting firms are preferred. Prior investment banking, finance and accounting, or similar relevant experience also beneficial.
§ B.A./B.S./B.B.A./Masters candidate – Finance, Accounting, Business, or Applied Economics
§ Coursework in accounting and finance
§ Strong qualitative and quantitative research and analytical abilities
§ Strong knowledge of Excel modelling
§ Exceptional work ethic
§ Graduation date between December 2023 and June 2024
COVID vaccination required, subject to applicable state and federal law
§ Excellent verbal and written communication skills
§ Fundamental understanding of financial valuation and lost profits theory, methodologies, and applications
§ Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with team members
About Houlihan Lokey
Financial and Valuation Advisory (FVA) – Over the past 50 years, Houlihan Lokey has established one of the largest worldwide financial and valuation advisory. Our transaction expertise and leadership in the field of valuation inspire confidence in the financial executives, boards of directors, special committees, retained counsel, investors, and business owners we serve. In 2021, Refinitiv (formerly known as Thomson Reuters) ranked us the No. 1 U.S. M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 20 years. Our stability, integrity, technical leadership, and global capabilities make us a trusted advisor for clients worldwide, across a wide range of services, including Transaction Opinions, Transaction Advisory Services, Corporate Valuation Advisory Services, Portfolio Valuation and Fund Advisory Services, Real Estate Valuation and Advisory Services, and Dispute Resolution Consulting practices.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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