Public Finance Analyst

    • Job Tracking ID: 85444-355406
    • Job Location: Chicago, IL
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 02/07/2023
    • Years of Experience: 1+
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description

D.A. Davidson Companies is an independent, employee-owned company with a rich history spanning more than 80 years. We are dedicated to conducting our business in accordance with the highest standards of integrity and ethics, and delivering exceptional service to our clients and each other. We support an open and supportive culture, and encourage candid communication that make our companies and each of us better. Just as we work to improve our clients’ financial well-being, we also work to strengthen local communities—and giving back is one of our core values. You can learn more about our company culture and impact in our latest annual report.

We are currently seeking an experienced Analyst within the Public Finance group in Chicago, IL. In addition to strong analytical and communication skills, the most successful applicant will demonstrate a high degree of emotional intelligence and will thrive in a fast growing, highly collaborative team.

Experience and Skills

* Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 1 year of relevant Public Finance experience.
* Proactive and analytical approach, ability to process information quickly and make sound decisions within strict time constraints.
* Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and project management skills
* Proven ability to collaborate with a team in a dynamic, client-centric environment.
* Proficient computer skills, able to utilize new systems or programs as necessary.
Experience in one or more of the following areas a plus: municipal bond analysis; real estate finance; land development finance; municipal underwriting.
* Experience working with DBC Finance a plus.
* Obtain SIE, Series 52 and Series 63 Securities License within 180 days of hire.

* Assist in the preparation of high-quality, persuasive proposals to provide investment banking services to potential clients.
* Ability to promptly learn and work with various software programs.
* Partner with the bankers and conduct analysis with a focus on providing solutions to the client.
* Assist in the preparation of bond documents to include Credit Summaries, Offering Memorandum, Closing Memos, Pricing Materials, Credit Presentations and Insurance Applications.
* Assist with financial forecasting analysis and bond sizing for projects.
* Research issuer financial information using public and internal resources.
* Research industry and financial market trends, running data queries and analyzing such data.
* Assist in the quantitative and qualitative preparation and presentation of internal credit memos and external publications.
* Develop and maintain complex spreadsheets and databases.
* Monitor and track activities in target sectors.
* Attending and/or providing support at trade conferences as needed.
* Perform any other duties and special projects as assigned.

What we offer:
Competitive salary plus excellent benefits and perks including, but not limited to:
* Medical, Dental and Vision
* Company 401(k)and ESOP contribution
* Generous sick, vacation, and maternity/parental leave
* Paid holidays
* Professional Development Opportunities
* Tuition Reimbursement ($15,000 lifetime cap)
* Discounted personal insurance including home, auto and recreational vehicles
* Charitable gift-matching program
* Davidson Day of Giving - Our tradition of positively impacting communities in which we live and work.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.