Immediate Opening - Researcher - Securities and Finance - Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC)
Posted: Friday, January 25, 2013 7:24 PM
Title: Immediate Opening - Researcher - Securities and FinanceLocation: NY-New YorkNERA Economic Consulting (w.nera.com) is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For nearly half a century, 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.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. With its main office in New York City, NERA serves clients from over 20 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.We have immediate openings for researchers to join the securities practice in our New York, NY office. Our consulting teams in this practice undertake litigation matters and client advisory projects related to quantitative financial and economic analyses across several industries and markets. Representative projects include analyzing damages, materiality, and causation in both securities fraud class actions and opt-out claims involving individual securities and funds; the impact of alleged accounting fraud on stock prices; class certification and market efficiency related issues in securities class actions; the effects of alleged insider trading on stock prices and tender offer premiums; damages and liability in derivative lawsuits; and valuation of financial assets.Your responsibilities may include designing and building quantitative models and applying econometric analysis to economic and financial data; reviewing, summarizing, and analyzing industry trends and competitor and academic research; creating trial exhibits and presentation materials; drafting memos and expert reports; managing large data sets and writing programs to implement complex analyses; and participating in client meetings and conference calls. NERA offers a challenging and rewarding work environment, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills enhancement training. As a qualified candidate, you should have a BA or BS in economics, public administration, engineering, physics, finance, mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics or other field and enjoy solving analytical and empirical problems and have exceptional creative and critical thinking skills, as well as excellent oral and written communications skills. Those with coursework and/or experience in economics, econometrics/regression analysis, engineering, statistics, applied math, finance, accounting, computer programming, and the ability to use statistical software, such as SAS or Stata, are most desirable. For immediate consideration, please visit the Career section of our website (w.nera.com), and apply to the Researcher position by creating your personal profile and submitting your resume, cover letter and unofficial transcript. Only those applicants who complete their profile completely will be considered.
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