At Stout, we’re dedicated to exceeding expectations in all we do – we call it Relentless Excellence ®. Both our client service and culture are second to none, stemming from our firmwide embrace of our core values: Positive and Team-Oriented, Accountable, Committed, Relationship-Focused, Super-Responsive, and being Great communicators. Sound like a place you can grow and succeed? Read on to learn more about an exciting opportunity to join our team.
Analysts in the Valuation Advisory group at Stout perform analyses in various contexts, such as fairness opinions, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) and corporate planning purposes. Within the ESOP Practice, a majority of the assignments will involve performing equity valuations and complex analyses for privately-held companies in connection with ongoing ESOPs, leveraged buyout transactions, and other transaction activity.
At Stout, you are engaged in real work right away.
Analysts at Stout have the opportunity to gain client exposure and improve their technical skills while working under experienced professionals. Following training, analysts will have the ability to take on as much responsibility as possible given each individual skill set while operating across four offices and under strict client deadlines.
As an Analyst, a typical day might include the following:
- Creating detailed financial models (Discounted Cash Flow, Guideline Public Company, and Merger and Acquisition);
- Analyzing financial statements;
- Performing industry and company research;
- Preparing due diligence questions;
- Attending meeting or calls with company representatives; and
- Creating deliverables (presentations, analysis packets, written report) that are submitted to senior level professionals and our clients.
The Analyst will be part of a firm where the culture and exceptional client service is inspired from leadership down. Analysts have significant opportunities for growth and advancement across Stout’s practice groups and offices. Analysts also interact with senior level professionals on a regular basis and have the opportunity to interact with clients on a more frequent basis over time.
- Strong academic record
- Strong organizational and time management skills
- Strong analytical, verbal, technical and written skills
- Superior communication and interpersonal skills
- Understanding of financial and economic theory, as well as basic accounting concepts
- Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
- Must be eligible to work in the US, without employer sponsorship, at the time of hire and in the future.
Our goal is to provide a comprehensive Total Rewards program that includes competitive compensation, benefits & wellness programs that allows employees to choose what’s most important to them at any life stage. At Stout, we are committed to the personal and professional development of our employees while fostering a diverse and inclusive environment.
Stout Culture: We honor the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals. We are committed to representing and including the unique experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds of our people, partners, and the communities we serve. Our core values embrace a culture of inclusion and the equitable treatment of all team members, starting with Stout’s leadership and spreading across the organization. We strive to recruit, develop, and retain individuals with an array of talents, ideas, and experiences that propel the entrepreneurial spirit and exceptionalism that drive our success. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, click here.
Professional Development: To foster employee development we offer ongoing training and learning opportunities, employee resources groups, mentorship programming, and professional designation reimbursement. We believe in timely and proactive performance excellence, ongoing 360 feedback, clear performance expectations at each level, and quarterly check-ins with your manager ensure you are supported and growing your career.
Stout Benefits : Stout offers a variety of benefits to meet the ever-changing needs of our employees throughout their career at Stout. View our Benefits page to see what this can look like for you.
Flexible Work Schedules: Work-life balance is important to us and we want our employees to have balanced lives, which is why we have a discretionary time off policy for all salaried exempt employees. This gives you the ability to take time off as appropriate.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.
Stout is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of valid job requirements, qualifications and merit without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Stout values a diverse workforce and strongly encourages women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ communities, veterans, people with disabilities and members of other underrepresented communities to apply.
Interested in joining a rapidly growing group of bright, ambitious professionals in a work environment that values culture, diversity, and personal growth? Stout might just be the right place for you.