MORE ABOUT THIS JOB INVESTMENT BANKING Our division works on some of the most complex financial challenges and transactions in the market today. Whether advising on a merger, providing financial solutions for an acquisition, or structuring an initial public offering, we handle projects that help clients at major milestones. We work with corporations, pension funds, financial sponsors, and governments and are team of strong analytical thinkers, who have a passion for producing out-of-the-box ideas.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS The Structured Finance Group within the Investment Banking Division in New York is looking for an Associate with current investment banking (or related finance) experience to join the team. The Structured Finance group works with clients to finance assets, businesses and risks within their overall business. Each structured finance desk offers specialized client coverage, product expertise, capital markets expertise, deal execution and dialogue with thought-leading investors. The desks include: Financial Institutions; Technology, Media, & Telecom Consumer, Healthcare & Industrial; Trade, Transport & Infrastructure; Residential; Autos & Equipment; Consumer Credit and Structured Capital. The group's product suite includes catastrophe bonds, consumer asset financings (e.g., auto loans, credit cards, mortgages), aircraft financings, film slate / media rights financings, and intellectual property monetization.
Given the interaction with groups across the firm globally, Structured Finance provides exposure to a breadth of activities and deal types. These include securitizations, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, asset sales and secured lending.
Responsibilities The Associate role in Structured Finance combines many of the features of classic investment banking and sales and trading. Associates develop outstanding modeling, client relationship and new business generation skills. Associates in Structured Finance are integral member of small, dynamic teams and will be actively involved in managing transaction processes, developing models and analyses, and working across divisions on a variety of projects simultaneously. Associates have opportunities to engage with clients and develop significant product knowledge while building a broad skill set in a short period of time.
Expertise and Skills: Basic Qualifications
Candidate must have completed an undergraduate degree, at least 3 years of relevant work experience and be available to start immediately (subject to any notice period required by their current employer, if applicable)
Current experience as an investment banking analyst (or related financial position)
Strong analytical and quantitative skills, including modeling experience
Good presentation / communication skills with ability to effectively interact with groups across divisions (e.g., traders, sales, classic bankers)
Ability to form independent judgments and move transactions forward
Ability to balance multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
Demonstrate attention to detail
Drive and enthusiasm with a team orientation
ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.