Position Description

Research Librarian
Business Unit Information Center
ID 3727
Locations of Interest Frankfurt
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Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, and valuation. The firm serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide with offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia-Pacific region. Independent advice and intellectual rigor are hallmarks of the firm’s commitment to client success across its advisory services. Houlihan Lokey is the No. 1 M&A advisor for the past five consecutive years in the U.S., the No. 1 global restructuring advisor for the past six consecutive years, and the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 20 years, all based on number of transactions and according to data provided by Refinitiv (formerly Thomson Reuters).



The information center is a centralized department managing all research subscriptions and performing research requests supporting all employees within the firm on a global level. Research librarians perform and deliver custom research assignment results to internal clients, provide training on information services as needed, evaluate new resources and advise internal business unites on resource options as appropriate.



  • Perform customized, in-depth information research on a variety of complex subjects to support the information needs of the financial, corporate and other staff of the firm.
  • Format, package and deliver results of research projects to clients in an appropriate format.
  • Research and evaluate new and renewing information services and sources.
  • Provide training on information sources as needed for financial staff
  • Remote position with occasional required travel to an office
  • Covering US Eastern Time hours of 3:00 – 12:00 (9:00 – 6:00 Frankfurt time, or 8:00 – 5:00 as needed)


Required Qualifications

  • MLS or MLIS degree from an accredited graduate program
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organization skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in coordination with other team members
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects
  • Business background and familiarity with financial terms and concepts
  • Strong proficiency with specialized market data resources including, but not limited to Factiva, LexisNexis, Eikon, Capital IQ/Factset
  • Business Fluency in English


Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in SDC Platinum, LoanConnector, S&P LCD, S&P Ratings Direct, S&P Capital IQ PRO and others preferred


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.