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Corporate Functions Recruiter

Houlihan Lokey

Houlihan Lokey

People & HR
New York, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Business Unit:

Human Capital Group


CORP - Corporate


Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI) is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, and financial and valuation advisory. Houlihan Lokey serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide with offices in the Americas, 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. The firm is the No. 1 investment bank for global M&A transactions under $1 billion, the No. 1 M&A advisor for the past eight consecutive years in the U.S., the No. 1 global restructuring advisor for the past nine consecutive years, and the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 25 years, all based on number of transactions and according to data provided by Refinitiv.


Houlihan Lokey is seeking an Experienced Hire (Lateral) Recruiter to support the hiring needs across all Corporate Functions (e.g. HR, Legal & Compliance, IT, Admin, etc) in the US. As an integral part of HL’s Human Capital team, you will play a critical role in managing end to end hiring activity for junior to midlevel positions for corporate functions, ensuring an exemplary recruitment service to these teams.


In this role, you will:-

  • Manage the full recruitment lifecycle for junior to mid-level roles: from sourcing, through to interview and candidate management, and offer negotiations
  • Work alongside senior recruiters and stakeholders to manage high volume pipeline of candidate interview scheduling
  • Maintain a standardized and consistent approach to recruitment processes and develop appropriate sourcing strategies specific to team and regional needs
  • Build and manage talent pipelines for future hiring needs and hard to fill roles
  • Communicate clearly and regularly with stakeholders on progress against hiring targets and other key talent acquisition initiatives
  • Partner with the broader HR team, and others as needed, to deliver a recruitment experience that optimizes candidate experience and employer brand
  • Maintain relationships with third party recruitment partners on our preferred supplier list (PSL), and ensure their compliance to internal policy & procedure
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with key business stakeholders of all levels, acting as subject matter adviser on recruitment initiatives
  • Maintain external networks to stay informed of market intelligence and understand industry trends and competitive dynamics
  • Ensure Workday (ATS) is updated regularly and accurately

Basic Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (Human Resources or similar natured field)
  • At least 2 years of in-house recruitment experience, managing the full recruitment lifecycle for experienced hires
  • Demonstrable direct sourcing/talent pipelining experience
  • Experience of scheduling a high volume of interviews with candidates and hiring managers across multiple time zones
  • Demonstrable experience in building relationships across all levels with strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Experience in providing an exceptional candidate experience and developing and driving diverse candidate attraction strategies
  • Highly organized with a pro-active mind-set
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Prior ATS experience, Workday experience will be advantageous

Preferred Qualifications/Requirements

  • Prior experience in recruiting for corporate functions
  • Prior experience in recruiting roles into the US
  • Up to date knowledge of recruitment best practices

Salary Range

Houlihan Lokey is committed to providing its employees with an exciting career opportunity and competitive total compensation package, which may include other components such as discretionary incentive compensation. The firm’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the possible salary range for this role at the time of posting is:


Actual salary at the time of hire may vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate’s relevant qualifications, skills, and experience and the location where this position may be filled.

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