Investment Banking Analyst/Associate - Advisory & Financing Group

Permanent contract|New York|Corporate & Investment banking

Investment Banking Analyst/Associate - Advisory & Financing Group

New York, United States Permanent contract Corporate & Investment banking


Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

Advisory & Origination

  • Work alongside a group of investment banking analysts to perform financial analysis and corporate finance advisory in support of senior team members
  • Combine academic and “real world” corporate finance knowledge to form opinions and provide recommendations on acquisition financing / debt structuring / capital structure / capital allocation / debt raising / credit rating matters / valuation
  • Coordinate between different teams to structure multiproduct solutions and create cohesive recommendations, including: Industry Coverage, Debt & Equity Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions, Credit Ratings Advisory, ESG, Loan Syndicate, Equity Derivatives, IR/FX Derivatives, etc.
  • Assist in the preparation of clear and concise bespoke presentation materials

Transaction Execution

  • Play a key role in the development of internal underwriting materials for strategic financing transactions (M&A, spin/split-offs, bridge loans & permanent financing), including financial analysis and credit memoranda
  • Assist senior members in due diligence, including financial, business, industry, and legal
  • Understand and take part in the legal documentation process
  • Assist in defining the transaction risks, mitigants and investment highlights in underwriting or participating in a financing
  • Liaise with credit and risk officers, legal and other transaction groups to underwrite the transaction

Profile required

Technical Skills:                

  • Resourceful and curious self-starter; able to generate opinions and assist in idea generation about how clients should run their businesses
  • Financial modeling, including experience building three-statement models, including detailed operating builds and capital structure scenarios, accretion / dilution, etc.
  • Interest in understanding corporate equity and credit “stories” and priorities of key stakeholders (shareholders, creditors, rating agencies)
  • Knowledge of credit, due diligence, and running internal deal / approval processes
  • Knowledge of financial accounting concepts and corporate finance valuation
  • Understanding of credit documentation, including credit agreements and indentures
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word

Soft Skills:

  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Experience Needed:      

  • Minimum of 0-2 years of relevant investment banking work experience (in mergers & acquisitions, leveraged finance, corporate finance, industry coverage)

Educational Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from a top tier university

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Société Générale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.

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: 21000L6K
Entity: SG Americas Securities
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2021/09/30