Employment Opportunities

Job Description
This is a full-time position in our New York office for an Analyst or Associate to assist the firm’s senior professionals. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who enjoys working at a small firm and who has strong analytical and technical skills to focus on financial modeling and related analysis including:

  • Creating and utilizing complex Excel models related to debt, swaps and financial ratios;
  • Maintaining proprietary firm databases, including financial statement data entry and verification;
  • Using database information to generate debt capacity and other peer analyses;
  • Monitoring relevant tax-exempt and taxable fixed income transactions, both in the primary and secondary markets;
  • Developing insightful, visually interesting and attractive graphs and tables that present information and data in a clear and organized manner;
  • Researching and organizing financial and credit information for higher education and not-for-profit institutions;
  • Interacting with colleagues and clients to analyze and present quantitative information, possible implications of various decisions and recommended approaches;
  • Preparing presentation materials and memoranda describing market conditions and opportunities, including various financing options with pros/cons/risks/opportunities;
  • Assisting in the maintenance and development of our client-specific web portal which provides market data and financial information; and
  • Reviewing other analyses and materials prepared by colleagues, clients and third parties for accuracy and consistency.

Desired Experience and Skills
Our ideal candidate has the following skills and experience:

  • Familiarity with financial modeling and quantitative analysis;
  • Understanding of financial statements and ratios;
  • Well-developed Excel skills including modeling and graphing;
  • Ability to learn quickly and become familiar with new financial software/tools, including DBC Finance (municipal bond structuring software) and Bloomberg;
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work independently and thoughtfully, while also knowing when to seek guidance and ask questions;
  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail and a genuine interest in working with higher education and not-for-profit institutions;
  • Ability to work well in an intimate, collaborative environment focused on client relationships; and
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment and conduct oneself with professionalism.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA or BS with extensive coursework in finance, economics and/or business required;
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Word;
  • Interest in the capital markets and fundamental financial concepts;
  • Prior work experience, preferably in a related field; and
  • Desire to work with higher education and not-for-profit institutions

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and transcript to recruiting@yubagroup.com. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Job Function: Consulting, Financial Services
Posted: March 2021
Position Type: Full-time/Permanent
Travel Percentage: 1-3 days/month

WFH expected until July 2021