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Legal Quantitative Analyst - Chicago, IL

Company: Chelsea Search Group
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Legal Quantitative Analyst - Chicago, ILThe Quantitative Analyst will be responsible for assisting transactional clients with quantitative modeling for the purpose of evaluating, structuring, optimizing, and closing deals.Position Responsibilities:Create and manage capitalization tables and perform related data conversion and analysisConstruct pro forma capitalization tables, including price per share calculations, in connection with equity financings, debt to equity conversions, anti-dilution adjustments, and stock option grantsAudit existing pro forma capitalization table obtained from clients, investors, or other law firmsConstruct hypothetical liquidation waterfalls based on corporations' certificate of incorporation or other governing document, which have options for different deal scenariosConstruct payout spreadsheet deliverable that ties underlying capitalization data to the transaction structure as negotiated in the relevant deal documentsAudit existing waterfall or payout spreadsheets obtained from clients, investment banks, or other law firmsRun 280G analyses based on compensation, capitalization, and deal dataRun 701 analyses for later stage companiesConstruct pricing spreadsheet, beneficial ownership, and pro forma capitalization in connection with IPOs and other public offeringsDevelop and maintain functioning firm wide models for all the core quantitative analyses to be performed by law firm on a predictable or regular basisPromote firm wide adoption of capitalization table management standards as adopted by the firm (including, as applicable, in Excel or via third party tools, such as eShares, Shareworks and other software platforms)Design and perform financial statement analysis to calculate and analyze financial metrics and ratios (as requested)Design and prepare customized mathematical analysis that may include, but are not limited to tax analyses (e.g. stock sale vs. asset sale) and analysis of allocations/distributions for LLC's and partnershipsDesign and prepare valuation reports and economic analysesAssist with training junior attorneys and paralegals on the use of ExcelRequired:Bachelor's degree in Economics, Accounting, Business, Finance, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or other applied quantitative fieldAbility to work extended and/or weekend hours, as requiredExcellent oral and written communication skillsStrong attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple priorities and track extensive detailsAbility to establish and maintain good working relationships with personnel and to handle confidential information sensitively and discreetlyProficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, advanced knowledge of Excel preferredPreferred:Master's degree in Economics, Accounting, Business, Finance, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or other applied quantitative field strongly preferredVisual Basic skills a plusFamiliarity with eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL)A strong interest in capital markets, emerging companies, venture capital, and M&A transactionsUnderstanding of business transaction dynamics and processExcellent written and oral communication skillsAbility to work well with others, including clientsAbility to work well under pressureExcellent organizational skillsTo Apply: Please email your resume for immediate consideration to: cfleck@

Keywords: Chelsea Search Group, Chicago , Legal Quantitative Analyst - Chicago, IL, Professions , Chicago, Illinois

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