Business Research Specialist

at AlixPartners in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

At AlixPartners, we solve the most complex and critical challenges by moving quickly from analysis to action when it really matters; creating value that has a lasting impact on companies, their people, and the communities they serve. By understanding, respecting, and honoring the needs of our employees, clients, and communities, AlixPartners actively promotes an inclusive environment. We strongly believe in the value that diversity brings to our experiences and are committed to the perpetual enhancements of initiatives, policies, and practices. We hold ourselves accountable by providing the space for authenticity, growth, and equity for everyone.
AlixPartners has embraced a hybrid work model to provide flexibility and support our employees' work-life integration. Our hybrid model combines a mix of in-person in an AlixPartners office and remote working.
What you'll do
In this critical role on AlixPartners' Corporate Services team, you will work closely with senior practice leaders as well as the Business Intelligence (BIC) team. The BIC Team provides insight and analysis through research, market and competitor intelligence, pitch support, prospect identification and account management for our industries, communities, and geographies. Our mission is to partner with our consultants in delivering insights and analysis to support in winning new business and delivering memorable results. You will want to work in a global, fast-moving, dynamic team collaborating with experts in various industry sectors.
The Business Intelligence Specialist reports to a Business Intelligence Manager. Location is flexible to one of the following U.S. offices: New York, NY; Chicago, IL; or Dallas, TX. Paid relocation assistance is not available for this position.
Conduct research and analysis using various research tools including Capital IQ, Bloomberg, Factiva, Statista, and Euromonitor.
Perform analysis using various data sets and work with external research providers to ensure quality and timely delivery of financial, situation and performance analysis and research.
Review connections to potential target clients and communicate results to consultants.
Provide ad hoc business development support and research assistance to the various service lines.
Additional responsibilities as identified. This description is not designed to encompass a comprehensive listing of required activities, duties or responsibilities.
What you'll need
Bachelor's degree with preference for business/financial concentration.
Financial acumen and ability to analyze company performance is required.
Professional work experience in a research role preferred, ideally in professional services or industry.
Proven problem-solving and analytical abilities and able to resolve issues under tight time frames.
Adept at working on multiple workstreams and with multiple stakeholders.
Proficient to advanced PPT, Excel, and research database skills are fundamental to success in this role.
Database experience with Capital IQ, Bloomberg, Factiva, and open sources are a plus.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
Willingness to work outside of normal U.S. business hours, and as unique projects/needs arise.
Ability to work full time in an office and remote environment; physically able to sit/stand at a computer and work in front of a computer screen for significant portions of the workday.
Must become familiar with, and promote and abide by, our Core Values as defined by the AlixPartners' Code of Conduct and foster an inclusive environment with people at all levels of an organization.
The firm offers a comprehensive benefits program including health, vision, dental, disability, 401K, tuition reimbursement, identity theft protection, and mental wellness support. Employees will also receive a generous paid leave policy including vacation/personal time starting at 5.67 hours per pay period, sick time up to 80 hours annually, parental leave, and twelve holidays.
The hourly range for this role takes into account a number of factors and is between $30 - $36 with potential eligibility for an annual discretionary bonus.
AlixPartners is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will... For full info follow application link.

AlixPartners is a global firm of senior business and consulting professionals that specializes in improving corporate financial and operational performance, executing corporate turnarounds and providing litigation consulting and forensic accounting services when it really matters – in urgent, high-impact situations.  More information is available at
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, (age), status as a protected veteran, or disability. AlixPartners is a proud Bronze award-winning Veteran Friendly Employer.

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Job Posting: 11417939

Posted On: Nov 01, 2023

Updated On: Dec 01, 2023

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