|Date Posted||October 24, 2018|
The Energy Investment Banking team of Lazard Financial Advisory practice is seeking an experienced Reservoir Engineer to join its team in Houston as an Associate.
Lazard technical Associates are a crucial part of the Investment Banking Group. Successful candidates will operate as part of small transaction teams, which provide a wide range of services to clients, including mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, general business planning and corporate finance advice, and strategic partnerships / joint ventures.
Lazard Houston offers an unparalleled opportunity to work on important, high profile, complex mandates, providing exposure to bankers throughout the firm and clients. Day-to-day activities of an Associate include technical analysis, financial modeling, creating and preparing presentations, interacting with clients, managing deal processes and providing guidance to and supervising Analysts, among other activities. The associate will have significant responsibility and will gain in-depth transaction experience, client exposure, negotiation skills, and an understanding of transaction structures.
Provide engineering technical support for project execution and business development activitiesEvaluate oil & gas assets, including reserve analysis, production data or type curve analysis for identifying key performance drivers and valuePerform and review financial valuation of oil and gas assets, discounted cash flow and comparable companies multiples-based analysesProduce technical presentation materials for marketing documents, management presentations and data room presentations using data provided by client or publicly available dataPrepare oil and gas basin reports utilizing public data for marketing materialsAssist or lead in coordination of the execution of mandates and internal and external project meetings as required
Bachelor degree in Petroleum Engineering or related discipline from an accredited college or universityMBA or equivalent graduate degree preferredMinimum 5 years of experience with an E&P; company, engineering consulting firm or an equivalent role in an investment bankHigh level of proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Access), economics software packages such as Aries and PHDWin, and experience with Spotfire and other data analytical software packagesStrong written and verbal communications skills
Strong proficiency in reservoir engineering and economic analysisKnowledge of basic subsurface geology and operationsHighly motivated with ability to work autonomously and as a team playerStrong work ethic and incredible attention to detailAbility to manage a variety of projects simultaneouslyUnquestioned business ethics and personal integrity