Research Associate/ Research Officer - Securities and Finance
NERA Economic Consulting is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For half a century, NERA’s economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world’s leading law firms and corporations. We bring academic rigour, objectivity, and real world industry experience to bear on issues arising from competition, regulation, public policy, strategy, finance, and litigation. NERA’s clients value our ability to apply and communicate state-of-the-art approaches clearly and convincingly, our commitment to deliver unbiased findings, and our reputation for quality and independence. Our clients rely on the integrity and skills of our unparalleled team of economists and other experts backed by the resources and reliability of one of the world’s largest economic consultancies. With its main office in New York City, NERA serves clients from more than 25 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.
We have an immediate opening for an entry level Research Associate or Research Officer to join the Securities and Finance practice in our London office. Candidates should hold a BA/BS/BSc from a top tier university, in economics, finance, mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering or a related field, with exceptional analytical skills and a strong academic record. Coursework and/or experience in finance, accounting, economics, applied maths, statistics, and regression analysis/econometrics and computer programming is desirable. Candidates holding a Masters in a related field will also be considered. Qualified candidates must be detail-oriented, have the ability to think analytically and critically, and have excellent oral and written communications skills.
Responsibilities may include designing and building quantitative models and applying econometric techniques to economic and financial data; collecting market, industry, company, and competitor information; reviewing, summarising and analysing industry trends; managing large data sets and writing programmes to implement complex analyses; creating trial exhibits; drafting memos, expert reports and presentation materials; and participating in client and team meetings and conference calls.
Fluency in English is required, and fluency in additional European languages would be an advantage but is not required.
For more information about NERA please visit our website. To apply for this position please submit your CV, cover letter, writing sample and transcripts by following the Apply Link.