Energy Corporate and Investment Banking Analyst

International Volunteer Program|Houston|Corporate & Investment banking

Energy Corporate and Investment Banking Analyst

Houston, United States International Volunteer Program Corporate & Investment banking



During your VIE mission you will be in charge of these responsibilities :

  • Support the bankers who manage client relationships, source, originate, develop, and often execute the firm’s array of financing solutions and transactions.
  • Assist the global product specialists and bankers with pitches for debt & equity capital markets, specialized new energy finance (renewables, carbon capture, hydrogen, biofuels, etc), interest rate hedging, FX, mergers and acquisitions, and project finance
  • Manage internal planning, budgeting, and compliance reports
  • Learn the role of the banker / financing specialist in advising companies how to finance operations, structure balance sheets and execute transactions.
  • Prepare market research and presentations as needed, on both macro and micro topics
  • Assist in the on-boarding of new clients and ongoing monitoring and management of the existing portfolio, including monitoring of covenant compliance, maintenance of internal credit ratings and LGD, Know Your Customer, etc.
  • Assist the credit team as needed with coordinating the credit approval processes
  • Interact with senior bankers and product lines regarding client pitching and transaction execution
  • Create and maintain industry-specific/client-specific PowerPoint presentations
  • Conduct industry/company-specific research
  • Gather and report sector intelligence from industry sources, such as Bloomberg and Capital IQ

Profile required

Your profile

  • Graduate with a Master’s degree from a Business/Engineering School or University in Finance/Economics/Accounting. 
  • You ideally have previous experience in the Natural Resources, Power, or New Energies sectors and/or exposure to credit analysis.

Required skills :

  • Advanced analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent understanding of accounting concepts, financial statements, cashflows, and corporate finance valuation
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience in looking at companies’ financial statements to perform in-depth analysis/valuation
  • Knowledge and interest in the energy industry
  • Self-motivation and strong work ethic to function independently as well as part of a team

Desired competencies :

  • The candidate should be fluent in conversational and professional English.
  • The candidate should be reliable, quality-oriented, and able to excel in fast-paced, pressure-oriented environments
  • Organization, excellent communication, and analytical skills will be the keys to success in this role.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

All our positions are open to people with disabilities

The VIE assignment in a nutshell

The VIE in Houston are to begin as soon as possible, but you will need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment.  It will last 18 months.

The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France's eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states oft eh European Economic Space.  For further information, please see 

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.

Why join us

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad.

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious. 
Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA. 
If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating? 
You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

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: 220008EC
Entity: SG Americas Securities
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2022/06/17