Career Opportunities

We are always looking for highly motivated, self-confident individuals with experience or strong interest in the financial markets to join our team of professionals.  To be considered for future positions, submit your resume, references, and salary history to:

For Research: Ian Corydon

For Investment Banking: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

For Sales: Eric Rajewski

For Trading: Knut Grevle

For Operations: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

For Corporate Restructuring: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


Current Opportunities

  • Institutional Equity Sales Associate - Los Angeles

    B. Riley's Institutional Broker / Dealer business is looking for a Research Sales Associate to join our Equity Research Sales Team. B. Riley has an established and growing fundamental research product and diverse suite of investment services, providing our institutional clients with differentiated analysis and market intelligence. We are looking for someone with 0-3 years of experience, ideally with experience in Financial Services. By working closely with our Senior Equity Sales Producers and supporting our national desk, you will have the opportunity to help in leveraging B. Riley’s research platform to institutional investors.

    Position Responsibilities
    • Co-coverage of some of the firm’s largest clients, with keen focus on growing impact.
    • Taking a lead role in various projects with an aim of improving efficiencies and growing our national business.
    • Support Sr. Producers in marketing B. Riley’s differentiated, fundamental and ranked equity research product through daily morning sales calls, research distribution and internal analyst meetings.
    • Work with various internal groups, such as Research Analysts, Sales-Trading, Trading and Corporate Access to facilitate client requests.
    • Assist in the development of B. Riley’s business prospects from current customers, referrals and networking
    • Interact with company management and institutional investors
    • Liaise with Senior Salespeople, Traders, Corporate Access and Research Analysts to help support the desk on regular client coverage.
    Goals
    • Form a detailed understanding of B. Riley’s institutional products from a generalist perspective.
    • Become an industry expert on the distribution and consumption of our products and services.
    • In short order, evolve from primarily providing support function, to a more dedicated role co-covering some of the firms most important client relationships.

    Job Requirements
    • Bachelor degree.
    • 0-3 years of financial services experience
    • Sales experience in financial services preferred
    • Current employment at a brokerage firm a plus.
    • Tenacious, resilient and able to handle rejection.
    • High energy.
    • Enthusiastic about growth opportunities.
    • Strong work ethic.
    • Creative skills to generate business.
    • Independent worker.
    • Active Series 7 and 63, or ability to obtain in reasonable timeframe 

    Please click here to submit your cover letter and résumé. Local candidates only please.

  • Investment Banking Associate / Analyst - Costa Mesa

    B. Riley & Co. has immediate openings for Investment Banking Associate and Analyst positions in our Orange County office. Join us and work as an integral part of our Investment Banking team. Qualified candidates will be expected to perform the following functions:

    • Work as an integral part of the Investment Banking team to execute all aspects of the deal process
    • Conduct financial analysis including comparable company analysis, comparable transaction analysis, DCF analysis, and merger consequence analysis.
    • Perform strategic financial research
    • Coordinate and prepare client presentations and complex financial modeling
    • Support the banking team by helping to foster client relationships
    • Participate in client meetings
    • Other duties as assigned


    Required Skills and Competencies
    • Only local applicants will be considered
    • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field (e.g. - Economics, Accounting, Finance, or Computer Science) from a top school
    • For an Investment Banking Associate, MBA degree from a top school is preferred but not required
    • Excellent analytical, quantitative and research skills
    • Ability to work well independently with minimal supervision and in team environments
    • Able to operate in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
    • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
    • Superb verbal, written and presentation skills, including ability to communicate with senior level management
    • Expert level proficiency in Microsoft Office software products, specifically Excel and PowerPoint
    • Ability to travel, occasionally overnight
    • For an Investment Banking Associate, must have Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Series 79 or equivalent and 63 licenses
     

    Compensation
    • Competitive base salary and discretionary bonuses
    • Medical, dental and vision benefits
    • Paid time off
    • 401(k)


    About B. Riley & Co.
    B. Riley & Co., LLC is a leading investment bank which provides corporate finance, research, and sales & trading to corporate, institutional and high net worth clients. Investment banking services include initial and follow-on offerings, institutional private placements, and merger and acquisition advisory services. The firm is nationally recognized for its highly ranked proprietary equity research. B. Riley & Co., LLC is a member of FINRA and SIPC. For more information, please visit www.brileyco.com.
    B. Riley Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: RILY) provides financial services through several subsidiaries, including: B. Riley & Co. LLC,; Great American Group, LLC, a leading provider of advisory and valuation services, asset disposition and auction solutions, and commercial lending services; B. Riley Capital Management, LLC, a SEC registered investment advisor, which includes B. Riley Asset Management, a provider of investment products to institutional and high net worth investors, and B. Riley Wealth Management (formally MK Capital Advisors), a multi-family office practice and wealth management firm focused on the needs of ultra-high net worth individuals and families; and Great American Capital Partners, LLC, a provider of senior secured loans and second lien secured loan facilities to middle market public and private U.S. companies.
    B. Riley Financial, Inc. is headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in New York and San Francisco as well as Europe. For more information on B. Riley Financial, Inc., please visit www.brileyfin.com.


    Please click here to submit your cover letter and résumé. Local candidates only please.

  • Senior Accountant - Los Angeles

    Sr. Accountant

    Under the direction of the Assistant Controller, this position ensures the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.  Works with management to prepare and interpret financial reports and transactions.

    Qualifications:

    1. Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance; CPA license preferred.
    2. 2-3+ years of public accounting experience with a BIG4 Firm that demonstrates strong knowledge and application of GAAP and SOX procedures
    3. Ability to perform a wide variety of routine and advanced accounting work while exercising considerable attention to detail.
    4. Experience with ERP system; MAS500 / Oracle Financials system strongly preferred.
    5. Proficiency with MS Office and intermediate to advanced Excel skills required.
    6. Must be a team player with excellent organizational, analytical and time-management skills.
    7. Individual should be deadline driven and possess ability to motivate and communicate effectively with staff and management.
    8. Requires ability to work overtime during the month-end close process and special projects as needed

    Responsibilities:

    1. Responsible for compilation and recording of journal entries, account reconciliations, variance analyses and timely preparation of month end close binders.
    2. Perform income statement and balance sheet analytics.
    3. Responsible for maintaining cash, fixed assets, prepaids, and inventory accounting processes and ensuring appropriate accounting recording and treatment.
    4. Work closely with Accounts Payable to understand nature and account coding of expenses and impact to general ledger.
    5. Communicate with internal business partners for month-end accruals
    6. Key liaison for external and internal auditors during quarterly reviews, annual audits and SOX 404 compliance work.
    7. Reviews contracts, purchase orders, account coding and aging reports.

    Please apply by emailing .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).