Investment Banking Analyst - Structured Finance/Leasing

Permanent contract|New York|Corporate & Investment banking

Investment Banking Analyst - Structured Finance/Leasing

New York, United States Permanent contract Corporate & Investment banking


  1. Contribute to sustaining and expanding the SSM franchise through supporting the development and origination of transactions for clients and, where relevant, SG’s own position.
  2. Helping to ensure compliance with the SSM governance process including in relation to transaction execution
  3. Represent SSM in internal dialogues to promote the SSM franchise
  • Support development of product solutions for clients and, where appropriate SG’s own position, consistent with the SSM perimeter.
  • Support origination of transactions for the SSM perimeter in co-ordination with other SG business lines as appropriate.
  • To undertake or assist in the execution of SSM transactions consistent with the SSM perimeter. 
  • To help enhance the SSM franchise in line with GLFI’s and SG Group’s strategy and priorities

Profile required


      • Understanding of concepts underlying structured finance transactions including in a cross-border context.  This may relate to specific areas such as tax-based or leasing, asset-backed financing, or more general areas of structured finance, including tax, accounting, and regulatory capital considerations.
      • Understanding of origination concepts in relation structured finance transactions across a range of client sectors and for SG’s own position where appropriate. 
      • Ability to support the lead originators in originating, leading and assisting in the execution of structured finance transactions including legal documentation, risk, and financial modelling aspects.  
      • Understanding of the risk concepts (conduct, reputational, financial, etc.) underlying the governance process for SSM, GLFI, and the SG Group.


      • Client orientation - demonstrate appropriate standard of behavior for dealing with clients. 
      • Innovation – understanding of the basic concepts for development of new solutions and products in line with the SSM perimeter and strategy.
      • Team spirit – experience of working with people with diverse, international backgrounds and leading teams, where appropriate.
      • Commitment – ability to manage self in prioritizing tasks and managing competing deadlines.
      • Communication skills – ability to communicate internally within SG and to external advisers as appropriate.
      • Responsibility – demonstrate the appropriate standard of conduct in relation to governance and compliance issues in line with the SSM governance, the SG Group Values, Code of Conduct, and other applicable rules & regulations.

Business insight

Structured Solutions & Mobility (SSM) develops, originates and executes highly innovative structured banking products for clients or for SG’s itself. The nature of the transactions executed by SSM are varied but typically address a specific requirement of the client or SG (being fiscal, regulatory or accounting requirement) as follows:

Asset backed financing including the following

  • Tax-based leasing
  • Non-tax-based leasing
  • Asset-based financing
  • Acquisition of leasing companies and leasing assets
  • Financing or hedging transactions that provide an attractive financing cost and/or regulatory/capital efficiency
  • Structuring M&A to increase efficiency on pre- or post-tax basis as appropriate
  • Optimizing return on investments or risk profile
  • Implementing efficient tools to manage cash positions including in emerging markets
  • Transactions to enhance regulatory efficiency

SSM has a specific business model based on a « one team » approach for all products & jurisdictions.

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: 2200013D
Entity: SG Americas Securities
Starting date: 2022/03/14
Publication date: 2022/01/13