Investment Banking Associate - Debt Capital Markets

Permanent contract|New York|Corporate & Investment banking

Investment Banking Associate - Debt Capital Markets

  • New York, United States
  • Permanent contract
  • Corporate & Investment banking

Responsibilities

The Investment Grade Debt Capital Markets team originates debt instruments for our corporate, financial and sovereign client base.  Clients are among the largest companies located across North and South America, spanning across sectors.  The DCM team works in collaboration with coverage, ECM, M&A, syndicate, sales and trading, derivatives and other core investment banking teams, as they seek to originate transactions and advise on capital structure – both for regular course financing as well as special situations.  The DCM team also works closely with its client base in structuring and advising on Liability Management situations as well as ESG financing across green, social, sustainable and KPI linked bonds.

Global Banking and Advisory (GLBA) combines recognized wholesale coverage with world-class product, financing, and advisory expertise within one team, enabling us to best support our clients. On the one hand, our transversal, product-neutral coverage teams span all businesses to promote the bank's products and services to our clients globally, and on the other, we provide world-class capital raising, financing and advisory expertise.

  • Preparation of pitch materials for capital markets, financing and capital structure discussions, working closely with DCM originators and other product groups 
  • Monitor and analyze market data, investment grade deal flow and thematic events to provide information to internal teams and external clients
  • Assist in execution of investment grade bond, sustainable finance and liability management transactions, including managing internal & external deal processes
  • Develop and maintain relevant analytical DCM models
  • Perform credit analysis on current and target clients
  • Formulate pricing indications for DCM client base across USD, EUR and other foreign currencies
  • Collaborate with other business lines within the investment bank in preparing internal and external marketing presentations
  • Assist in managing the workflow and development of the junior members of the team

Profile required

Competencies:            

  • Understanding of global rates and credit markets
  • Analytical mindset with strong Excel skills and financial modeling capabilities 
  • Desire to work in team environment and ability to work collaboratively with junior and senior team members
  • Effective communicator who can form relationship with various internal departments and product teams
  • Eagerness to think independently, develop skills and step into client-facing roles when appropriate
  • Capacity to work in close co-operation with other business lines in order to promote best advice and generate cross-selling
  • Strong commercial and business advisory skills and acumen
  • Ability to gain a technical understanding and insight into clients' businesses and capital markets requirements 

Technical Skills & Knowledge: 

  • Experience in a front office role with product expertise in debt capital markets and investment banking
  • Prior experience with liability management analysis and ESG financing is a plus
  • Exposure to corporate clients especially in the US, Canada or Latin America

Qualifications (Experience, Education, Languages):

  • 2+ years of experience in Debt Capital Markets, Investment Banking, or related work environment, preferably with a market’s orientation.
  • Bachelor's degree required 
  • SIE, Series 79 and Series 63 (either obtained before or after hire)

Business insight

OUR CULTURE: 
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. Societe Generale 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.
For more information about our Culture and Conduct initiatives, please visit this link (https://americas.societegenerale.com/en/careers/get-know-culture/)

D&I: 
Our Diversity & Inclusion Mission: Recruit, develop, advance, and retain a diverse workforce that is united in our efforts to enhance our competitive position and deliver innovative solutions to our clients.

Our Diversity & Inclusion Vision: 
•     Engaged workforce that is demographically diverse in a way that reflects the communities in which we operate
•     Inclusive culture and workplace that recognizes employees' unique needs and utilizes their diverse talents 
•     Engage our community and marketplace, and position the organization to meet the needs of all its clients

For more information about our D&I initiatives, please visit this link (https://americas.societegenerale.com/en/societe-generale-about/diversity-and-inclusion/)

HYBRID WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Societe Generale offers a hybrid work arrangement that offers employees the flexibility to work remotely, as well as on-site, in order to promote interaction and collaboration with colleagues while adhering to all SG standard protocols.  Hybrid work arrangements vary based on business area.  The applicable Business lines will determine and communicate the work arrangements that best meet their business needs.

COMPENSATION & SALARY RANGE:

Base salary range does not include overtime pay, bonus and/or other benefits, where applicable. Actual base salary offer will vary based on skills and experience.

Societe Generale is an equal opportunity employer, and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. We are committed to recognizing and promoting the talents and achievements of our employees and staff, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation, and any other characteristic or status protected under applicable law.

Reference: 23000R9R
Entity: SG Americas Securities
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2024/02/14
Salary or Compensation Range: $99,000 - $200,000
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