Associate - PNU

Permanent contract|London|Retail & online banking

Associate - PNU

London, United Kingdom Permanent contract Retail & online banking


Description of the business line and the role

GLBA, the Coverage and Investment Banking division of SG CIB, offers a global advisory approach focused on strategic dialogue with clients. Building on long-term relationships based on trust, GLBA offers clients the whole range of services offered by SG CIB and the Société Générale Group, with a particular focus on investment banking and commercial banking activities.

GLBA client reach is worldwide with solid local expertise thanks to our platforms in Europe (the UK, Germany, Italy, Iberia and the CEEMEA region), the Americas and Asia.

An associate would assist in the origination and execution of corporate finance transactions across the Power, Utilities and Infrastructure sector, as well as leading in the preparation and pitching of presentations for clients, investors and the broader investment community.

Summary of responsibilities

  • Assisting in origination and execution of corporate finance deals across the power, utilities and infrastructure,
  • Company and industry research, building up strong sector knowledge,
  • Market screening, including Identification of potential acquisition, disposal targets or JVs,
  • Financial modelling and valuation,
  • Preparation of client and investor presentations,
  • Help developing transaction structures/structured solutions and assist in deal analysis,
  • Efficient coordination with other teams,
  • Efficient supervision and training of interns,
  • Respond to client enquiries and prepare supporting analyses,
  • Keep up to date about M&A, equity and debt related topics in the industry.

Profile required


  • Strong financial acumen and understanding,
  • Sound accounting knowledge,
  • Solid understanding of valuation methodologies and their application,
  • Advanced financial modelling skills are essential,
  • Accuracy and reliability in work production with rigorous attention to detail,
  • Efficient and resourceful in data mining and information research,
  • Ability to work autonomously,
  • Good team player,
  • Leadership skills,
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Ability to multi-task,
  • Good time management and organisational skills,
  • Strong commitment to the job, hardworking and the ability to deliver under demanding conditions,
  • Proficiency in the usage of Microsoft Office products (especially Excel and PowerPoint).

Seniority level

3-6 years of experience

Employment type


Job function




Why join us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Business insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender identity.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 210011NV
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2022/02/21
Publication date: 2022/01/11