NERA Economic Consulting is currently hiring Researchers for our Securities and Finance practice in our New York City office.
We're looking for candidates who have demonstrated success through academic and professional achievements in economics, finance, or related fields such as accounting, statistics, and computer science. Individuals should enjoy solving analytical and empirical problems and have exceptional creative and critical thinking skills, as well as excellent oral and written communications skills.
Responsibilities may include: designing and building quantitative models and applying econometric analysis to economic and financial data; valuation analyses; reviewing, summarizing, and analyzing industry trends; creating trial exhibits and presentation materials; writing code for complex data analysis; participating in client meetings; and drafting memos and expert reports. There is little to no travel involved with the position.
Researcher Qualifications: NERA welcomes lateral transfers and candidates with a BA or a BS in any major to apply. As a qualified candidate you should be able to demonstrate exceptional analytical and critical thinking skills and must be detail-oriented, have exceptional communication skills, and work well on teams. Strong coursework and/or experience in finance, economics, accounting, statistical analysis/econometrics, and computer programming are all desirable.
NERA (http://www.nera.com/) is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. With its main office in New York City, NERA serves clients from over 25 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.
For over sixty years, 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 rigor, objectivity, and real-world industry experience to bear on issues arising from competition, regulation, public policy, strategy, finance, and litigation.
Why NERA? 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.NERA offers a challenging and rewarding work environment, highly competitive compensation and benefits, and skills enhancement training. NERA provides challenging opportunities to those eager to take on many responsibilities and allows you to make significant contributions early in your career. The analytical depth of our projects, the breadth of industry exposure, and experience working in teams offers excellent preparation for researchers applying to top graduate programs in business, economics, and law, and for ensuing careers in consulting, finance, industry, and academia.
How to Apply: Create a personal profile and submit your resume, cover letter and unofficial transcript on the Career section of our website (http://www.nera.com/).
The applicable base salary range for this role is $80,000 to $96,000. The base pay offered will be determined on factors such as experience, skills, training, location, certifications, and education. Decisions will be determined on a case-by-case basis. In addition to the base salary, this position may be eligible for performance-based incentives. We are excited to offer a competitive total rewards package which includes health and welfare benefits, tuition assistance, 401K savings and other retirement programs as well as employee assistance programs.
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