We are in the business of providing advice – therefore, our people are our greatest assets. Working collaboratively with senior colleagues and inspirational leaders, Analysts will have the opportunity to offer strategic and financial advice to our clients in iconic businesses, governments and investing institutions. Unlike many of our competitors, Lazard’s unique structure with smaller deal teams provides Analysts with increased accountability, responsibility, visibility, and direct interaction with senior bankers and clients right from the very beginning. We are looking for individuals who are analytical, intellectually curious, enthusiastic, driven, hardworking, and eager to learn.
Analysts are a key contributor in all aspects of our advisory work, with direct exposure to our senior bankers and trusted advisors. You will be supporting our transaction teams by conducting financial analysis and modeling, company and industry sector research, creating and preparing client presentations, interacting with clients, and experiencing and contributing to real projects.
Analysts are assigned to different sector or product teams according to the business need at the time of joining. As part of the Analyst program, typically three years in length, you will have the opportunity to rotate through various teams to ensure you gain experience across a number of different disciplines and sectors, as well as gain exposure with a range of senior bankers This experience will be invaluable during your early years at Lazard.
Our new Analyst class will attend an extensive five-week European training program, which will provide them with a sound understanding of the technical and business aspects of their role. As your career progresses, you will discuss your training and development needs with your managers semi-annually, as part of the firm’s performance management process. As part of your ongoing development, you will have the opportunity to attend technical and business skills courses regularly, alongside other European colleagues. Analysts are expected to complete the compulsory Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulatory exams before starting work.