IBD - Financing Group - Leveraged Finance - Associate - London

  • Goldman Sachs
  • London, UK
  • 21 Mar, 2018
Graduate Hires Advisory Investment Banking / M&A

Job Description


The Investment Banking Division (IBD) provides a broad-based global service with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, privatisations and equity, debt, leveraged finance and structured product solutions. Investment Banking Associates help to assist our clients in achieving their strategic and financial objectives. Our Associates play an important role in developing and strengthening our client relationships, participating on our advisory teams and in structuring and executing a full range of financial transactions.

Responsibilities And Qualifications


As an Investment Banking Associate within the Leveraged Finance team, you will work across the Country and Industry team to:

  • Guide clients, including companies, governments and private individuals, in their achieving their strategic and financial objectives
  • Maintain client communication
  • Create and analyse financial models
  • Create and prepare client presentations
  • Help drive the entire transaction processes
  • Assist in structuring transactions
  • Participate in and conduct due diligence sessions - a necessary component of financial transactions

Skills And Experiences We Are Looking For

  • Strong academic record with Bachelor’s level or equivalent required
  • Prior investment banking industry experience required
  • Significant experience within Leveraged Finance required
  • Must be CFA qualified or working towards certification
  • Strong financial modelling experience and knowledge of LBO required
  • Familiarity with analysis (fundamental credit, capital structure) required
  • Must have end-to-end experience with execution (includes pitching, structuring, negotiation, drafting)
  • Familiarity with bond and loan financing required
  • Debt origination and structuring experience required
  • Experience with documentation, due-diligence, presenting to investors required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be a team-player
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Must have ability to work in a highly pressurised environment

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.

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