Research Analyst- Corporate Finance & Strategy
San Francisco, CA 
Posted Today
Job Description
We are currently seeking a Research Analyst to join the ValueScience Center within the Corporate Finance & Strategy Practice Area. The Research Analyst will perform financial analysis and valuations utilizing publicly reported data through databases such as Capital IQ, Bloomberg and Refinitiv. Some of the analyses include, but are not limited to, Shareholder Return Analysis (TSR), Corporate Valuation and Financial Benchmarking. The individual will also be responsible for building financial models to analyze the capital markets impact of strategic plans, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, and financial policies (debt issuance, dividend policy change).

The Research Analyst will also share topic/sector insights and points of view more broadly within the firm. He/she will interface with BCG stakeholders, managers and project leaders to generate insights pertinent to the financial aspects of clients, integrate analysis efforts into proposals/projects, and create high quality presentations for clients.

  • Partnering with case (and proposal) teams to identify and address critical analysis needs
  • Providing customized analysis for client work; preparing accurate, well developed slides and back-up spreadsheets
  • Delivering original analysis and insights to case team; providing thought partnership
  • Liaising with other BCG departments to ensure that requests for expertise are addressed by VSC and appropriate analysis is delivered

* Bachelor's Degree, with high academic achievement required
* Sincere interest in corporate finance and valuation
* Strong work ethic and service-mentality
* Collaborative, team player
* Strong mathematics and analytical skills
* Effective written and verbal communication
* Proficiency in Excel
* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
* Ability to manage multiple parallel tasks
* Strong interpersonal skills, credibility
* Ability to maintain discretion when needed

Our knowledge and research specialists collaborate with global colleagues across BCG to bring expertise and capabilities to the service of our clients. Our team is made up of a diverse pool of knowledge and research positions that allow us to pursue exciting, innovative research careers.
BCG's Corporate Finance & Strategy practice helps clients with a range of issues on senior management's agenda. We combine BCG's traditional expertise in corporate strategy, M&A and PMI with a value-based management methodology designed to maximize the value of businesses and allow managers to understand and respond effectively to the way that capital markets value companies.

BCG ValueScience Center is the specialty financial analysis division of BCG. We specialize in applying corporate finance topics to BCG clients. We also develop and maintain proprietary valuation methodologies for use in BCG projects. We offer apprenticeship-based learning in a small office environment.

BCG ValueScience Center is located in South San Francisco.

Effective November 1, 2021, all new US hires must be fully vaccinated (two weeks after receiving the final dose of a WHO-approved COVID19 vaccine) or subject to a religious or medical exemption.

The Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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