IBD - Financial Institutions Group - Associate - London

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs International
  • 24 Mar 19

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MORE ABOUT THIS JOB Application Opening Date: 07 March 2019
Application Closing Date:
03 April 2019
Full time


Are you passionate about the financial services industry? We're looking for a professional to join our Investment Banking Financial Institutions Group, who wants to be a part of our Investment Banking Division (IBD) and use their skills and ideas to make an impact to the success of the business at Goldman Sachs.


Our division works on some of the most complex financial challenges and transactions in the market today. Whether advising on a merger, providing financial solutions for an acquisition, or structuring an initial public offering, we handle projects that help clients at major milestones. We work with corporations, pension funds, financial sponsors, and governments and are team of strong analytical thinkers, who have a passion for producing out-of-the-box ideas.

Our Financial Institutions Group (FIG) provides financing and advisory services to institutions worldwide, including banks, insurance companies, asset management firms, financial technology companies and specialty finance institutions.

With nearly 300 employees across the globe-and an expanding footprint in growth markets such as Latin America, Central Europe and China-our specialists offer a wide suite of products, including M&A advisory, equity and debt financing, structured finance and risk management/hedging.


Investment Banking Associates at Goldman Sachs gain exposure to the firm's businesses and expanded knowledge of the investment banking industry, as they develop key analytical, communications, marketing and sales skills. Associates create and analyse financial models, performing scenario analyses and tests to examine the effects of client alternatives. In addition, Associates organize and prepare presentations, which explain industry trends, discuss client options, and recommend strategies to meet client goals. Associates may also participate in and conduct due diligence sessions, a necessary component of financial transactions. From maintaining client communication to helping Goldman Sachs structure client transactions, our Associates are a vital part of Goldman Sachs' banking teams.


- Strong academic record with Bachelor's degree, equivalent or above in Finance, Economics or a related discipline required
- Prior experience gained from working within the investment banking/financial services industries required
- Current experience as an investment banking Associate (or related financial position)/financial advisor with focus on Financial Institutions Group required
- Experience in advising clients with sales and acquisitions, coordinating rights issues and financing of transactions required
- Must have experience of working with companies/clients to develop marketing materials and assisting of solicitation process
- Experience in origination and execution of deals required
- Drive, enthusiasm, creativity and excellent interpersonal skills
- Strong quantitative and technical abilities required
- Personal integrity, initiative and leadership qualities
- Strong communications, multi-tasking and time management skills

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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