The DAK Group – Middle Market Investment Bankers
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Careers

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Careers

The DAK Group is looking for talented professionals who want to be part of a winning team. If you think you have what it takes to contribute to The DAK Group’s continued success, we would like to hear from you.

Please submit resumes to careers@dakgroup.com
Vice President Investment Banking / Mergers and Acquisitions Advisory


TITLE: Vice President Investment Banking / Mergers and Acquisitions Advisory
LOCATION: Rochelle Park, NJ
STATUS: Full Time
CONTACT: kscharfstein@dakgroup.com

The DAK Group, an expanding middle-market investment bank based in Bergen County, NJ, is seeking a highly motivated Vice President to join its thriving team.   The Vice President role represents an excellent growth opportunity for operationally-minded, strategy-oriented, corporate finance professionals looking to build a career in mergers and acquisitions. The firm provides an excellent opportunity to gain an expansive breadth of hands-on experience in M&A, working on sell-side and buy-side assignments, as well as private equity and debt capital raises and financial restructuring assignments across all industry sectors.  Vice Presidents at DAK enjoy a unique developmental opportunity, as junior bankers have the opportunity for far greater responsibility and recognition than at comparable investment banks.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Working as a part of the investment banking team supporting senior dealmakers throughout all phases of the transaction process
  • Lead and manage junior execution teams of Associates and Analysts
  • Drafting portions of pitch materials, information memoranda and power point presentations.
  • Lead due diligence, pitches and other meetings with client management; design and prepare key transaction materials including financial models, offering memoranda and management presentation with an emphasis on client positioning, growth opportunities and key investment considerations
  • Performing company, industry, market and competitor research and due diligence.
  • Serve as trusted advisor to client and prospective clients through relationship development and M&A execution expertise
  • Contributing to the development of proposals and advice to current and prospective clients.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • BA or BS degree with course work in accounting and finance preferred, CPA, MBA preferred but not required
  • 5+ years prior work experience in investment banking, capital markets, corporate finance or M&A
  • Demonstrated quantitative, analytic and financial modeling skills, including financial statement analysis
  • Extraordinary critical thinking and problem solving ability
  • High level of motivation and individual initiative
  • High level of focus on work quality and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to manage deal teams
  • Proven multi-tasking skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills – ability to communicate/interface directly with clients and across deal teams (internally and externally)
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, with expertise in Excel, PowerPoint and Word

Interested candidates should send a cover letter with salary requirements and current resume to kscharfstein@dakgroup.com.
EOE Employer


TITLE: Analyst, Investment Banking / Mergers and Acquisitions Advisory
LOCATION: Rochelle Park, NJ
STATUS: Full Time
CONTACT: kscharfstein@dakgroup.com

The DAK Group, an expanding middle-market investment bank based in Bergen County, NJ, is seeking a highly-motivated Analyst to join its thriving team. The Analst role represents an excellent growth opportunity for operationally-minded, strategy-oriented, corporate finance professionals looking to build a career in mergers and acquisitions. The firm provides an excellent opportunity to gain an expansive breadth of hands-on experience in M&A, working on sell-side and buy-side assignments, as well as private equity and debt capital raises and financial restructuring assignments across all industry sectors. Analysts at DAK enjoy a unique developmental opportunity, as junior bankers have the opportunity for far greater responsibility and recognition than at comparable investment banks.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Working as a part of the investment banking team supporting senior dealmakers throughout all phases of the transaction process
  • Drafting pitch materials, information memoranda and power point presentations.
  • Participate in due diligence, and other meetings with client management; design and prepare key transaction materials including financial models, offering memoranda and management presentation with an emphasis on client positioning, growth opportunities and key investment considerations
  • Performing company, industry, market and competitor research and due diligence.
  • Contributing to the development of proposals and advice to current and prospective clients.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • BA or BS degree with course work in accounting and finance preferred, CPA, MBA preferred but not required
  • 1+ years prior work experience in investment banking, capital markets, corporate finance or M&A
  • Demonstrated quantitative, analytic and financial modeling skills, including financial statement analysis
  • Extraordinary critical thinking and problem solving ability
  • High level of motivation and individual initiative
  • High level of focus on work quality and attention to detail
  • Proven multi-tasking skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills – ability to communicate/interface directly with clients and across deal teams (internally and externally)
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, with expertise in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Interested candidates should send a cover letter with salary requirements and current resume to kscharfstein@dakgroup.com.

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About The DAK Group:

Our firm, located in northern NJ, has been working closely with senior management of entrepreneurial businesses for over 25 years. At DAK, we share the common goal of wanting to achieve outstanding results for our clients in building and monetizing the value of their companies. That may mean selling a company to a large foreign buyer, strategic public company or private equity firm. Or it may mean assisting a company to grow through acquisition. We are actively engaged with business owners in a wide range of industries from technology to industrial manufacturing, from consumer products to business services.

Careers April 24, 2013