24 October 2014
Associate, Leveraged Finance – NYC (Job ID 27787)
Job Summary & Responsibilities
The Goldman Sachs Group is a bank holding company and a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Goldman Sachs provides a wide range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high net worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.
The Leveraged Finance Group within the Investment Banking Division in New York is looking for an experienced associate with current Leveraged Finance banking (or related) experience to join the team.
Our Leveraged Finance group originates structures, advises and executes bank loan and high yield bond financings for corporate clients and financial sponsors, including LBOs, refinancing, M&A transactions and restructurings. Leverage Finance teams serve as intermediaries between the debt capital markets (including sales, trading, research, and buy side investors) and our issuing clients. Given underwriting requirements for many of the transactions, the group works closely with multiple areas of the firm including Classic Investment Banking, Credit, Capital Markets and Research. Leveraged Finance associates develop strong fundamental credit, modeling and risk management skills.
Investment Banking associates at Goldman Sachs are a vital part of the banking team. Through their extensive exposure to the firm’s businesses and clients they develop an expansive knowledge of investment banking products and practices. The associates take an active role in developing, structuring and executing a broad range of advisory assignments and financial transactions for our clients.
• MBA or equivalent graduate degree in a financial discipline and 1 year of experience; OR
• Bachelors degree PLUS minimum 3 years’ experience in an investment banking analyst position or comparable financial role
• Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
• Strong analytical orientation, with experience performing financial and valuation analysis in Excel or comparable spread sheet tools
• Demonstrated interested in finance, companies, transactions and financial markets
Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet. © The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2014. All rights reserved.
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