M&A Analyst

  • New York, NY, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

We are Focus Finance, a global network of students interested in finance & banking. Our analysts and partners work across 6 report streams (M&A Deals, Industry Trends, ECM, DCM, Equity Research and Global M&A Outlook) to deliver high-quality and rich content reports to our readership and institutional partners. We bring together 50+ passionate, motivated and determined students from 21 universities across 4 continents to provide a truly international platform for career development and networking. We are active, self-managed and always looking for new challenges.

Job Description

Working with us

We provide you with a working environment where personal development and value creation go hand in hand. You will gain access to our learning materials to improve your financial skills which will come in handy during future interviews. You provide extensive coverage of Mergers, Acquisitions, and major corporate transactions. Dive into the deal announcement, proxies, earnings calls, and more. Identify and outline the rationale of both the buyer and seller, underlying trends, market and product opportunities, and key industry consequences of the deals. You will interact and build relationships with like-minded students from across the globe. You will help Focus Finance drive international engagement and build the brand. And if you are committed, more challenging projects and positions are in for you.

Your key responsibilities

  • Research and write financial reports together with the report team, based on your preferences and placement

  • Participate in the learning schemes and seek to develop your finance knowledge

  • Help Focus Finance drive engagement and gain new readership


We carefully recruit all our members to ensure consistency across our branches. We are looking at a number of skills and interests throughout the recruitment process:

  • Undergraduate student specializing in finance, management, economics, engineering, computer science or similar (we welcome applications from all universities across the globe)

  • High industry and commercial awareness 

  • Core soft skills – teamwork, adaptability, resilience, international mindset

  • The ability to balance qualitative and quantitative data

  • A strong interest in M&A, capital markets, private equity or corporate development

Additional Information

You may submit your CV and a cover letter (either in the ‘Message to Hiring Manager’ or as an additional attachment). A member of the Human Capital Management team will screen your application and inform you regarding the next steps.

Do you have questions regarding this job opening? For more information, please contact Rayan Singh (Co-Head of M&A) or the Human Capital Management team via the Contact function on our website (www.focusfinance.org/contact)

Focus Finance provides equal opportunities to all members and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, colour, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

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