Perella Weinberg Partners

  • Advisory Associate - Chicago

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    Perella Weinberg Partners is actively seeking an Associate to work in its Advisory business in Chicago. This is a great opportunity to join our Industrials team in our Chicago office which opened in 2018. Being a part of a growing business, Analysts will be able to have immediate impact, access and responsibility.


    Associates at Perella Weinberg Partners work as members of lean deal teams providing a broad range of services to the Firm’s clients.  Associates work on high profile, complex engagements and transactions in close coordination with senior bankers across multiple disciplines.



    • Build complex financial valuation models
    • Assist in preparing client presentations
    • Engage in due diligence processes
    • Conduct company and industry research
    • Provide ideas and leverage to senior bankers on new business opportunities
    • Develop and deliver expert industry knowledge
    • Monitor and analyze financial information (economic, industrial, and corporate developments) to produce forecasts of business, industry, and economic conditions for use in advising clients on deals
    • Oversee analysts in the preparation and analysis of presentation and transaction materials
    • Develop and provide guidance to analyst resources
    • Establish and maintain the respect and trust of clients


    • Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years investment banking experience or MBA with 1 year post-MBA investment banking experience; M&A experience required
    • Advanced understanding and knowledge of  industry performance drivers, trends and challenges
    • Prior work experience with accounting, financial or market data, databases, or analysis tools (Factset, SNL, Bloomberg), Excel, PowerPoint
    • Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment and enjoy collaborating with others on projects
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong financial modeling, finance, and accounting skills
    • Strong project management skills
    • Superior attention to detail
    • Desire to take initiative


    Perella Weinberg Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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