Oil & Gas Sector Corporate Finance Associate

 London - Great Britain       Permanent contract        Research


Description of the Business Line or Department

Corporate Finance department focused on the Oil & Gas sector

Summary of the key purposes of the role

  • An ideal opportunity for an Associate to join the Corporate Finance franchise within a leading European Bank renowned for its award-winning Oil and Gas franchise;

  • The position is based in London within the Oil & Gas Corporate Finance team;

  • The candidate will receive a well-rounded experience of upstream, midstream and downstream subsectors; and European, African and Middle East geographies;

  • You will be involved in Corporate Finance advisory, M&A, DCM and ECM execution as well as origination of new deals across the sector;

  • You are also responsible for working across other teams in the bank as well as training and mentoring more junior

  • team members; and

  • Previous relevant experience is essential.

Summary of responsibilities 

  • Assisting in origination of Corporate Finance transactions across the Oil & Gas sector;

  • Assisting in execution of Corporate Finance transactions across the Oil & Gas sector;

  • Involved in the preparation and pitching of presentations for clients, investors and the broader investment community;

  • Financial statement analysis and financial modelling;

  • Company and industry research in the context of the origination and execution of transactions;

  • Company valuations mainly using market multiples, M&A multiples and the DCF method;

  • Help develop transaction structures / structured solutions;

  • Keep up to date about M&A, equity and debt related issues;

  • Working with other sector, country and products teams as required;

  • Develop and maintain sector expertise and certain client relationships in these segments; and

    Efficiently supervise junior colleagues (interns and analysts as appropriate) and owns responsibility of their work.

Profile Required


  • Adherence to SG’s values and behaviours, especially team work;

  • Strong technical skills (modelling, power-point presentations, data mining, research and commercial awareness);

  • Solid knowledge about M&A and Corporate Finance;

  • Good knowledge of the oil & gas sector, and transition technologies and routes to a low/no carbon economy;

  • Demonstrates good written and oral communication skills;

  • Is able to support execution effort in various transaction processes (buy-side, sell-side, IPO, ECM, DCM etc.)

  • Is able to deliver on due time: respect deadlines and efficiently communicate with team on their progress;

  • Is able to deliver a reliable and accurate work: ensures production of high-quality documents;

  • Knows how and when to delegate and to remain responsible for work that is delegated;

  • Is able to multi-task and show autonomy on defined tasks; and

  • Is able to interact with clients or business line colleagues on specific workstreams as required

Why Join Us

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 Societe Generale, 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 reassignment

Business Insight

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.

All our positions are open to people with disabilities

Job code: 19000SKF
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 02/12/2019
Date of publication: 23/10/2019
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Oil & Gas Sector Corporate Finance Associate

Permanent contract   |   London - Great Britain   |   Research