Securities, Special Situations, Analyst/Associate, New York

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs USA
  • 17 Jan 18 2018-01-17

Securities, Special Situations, Analyst/Associate, New York

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Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS Americas Special Situations Group (AmSSG) is a lending and investing business focused on providing capital to mid-sized companies in both private and public markets. The group specializes in fundamental value analysis and has a number of private capital investment strategies which include middle market direct lending, structured investing, investing in asset intensive industries, portfolios of assets, and distressed credit. Across strategies, the group focuses on leveraging its deep industry knowledge and fundamental credit, distressed, corporate, and asset valuation techniques to create attractive risk adjusted returns. The group focuses on transactions across the U.S., Canada and South America.

AmSSG is currently looking for an experienced analyst or junior associate to join the desk in New York. The analyst/associate will gain in-depth sector and industry knowledge, significant experience in how to value assets and companies, and learn how the investment process works across various investment strategies (including equity, debt and private transactions).

Core responsibilities include:

  • Screening and quantitative model focus during deal underwriting and execution
  • Researching and evaluating sectors and investment ideas
  • Managing and undertaking due diligence processes
  • Monitoring performance of existing portfolio through review of operating reports and ongoing conversations with operating partners
  • Communicating and presenting investment ideas and analyses effectively and credibly to both internal and external audiences

Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 1 year of Finance or Investment Banking experience
  • Superior valuation, modeling, and Excel skills
  • Highly motivated, entrepreneurial, and team-oriented candidates with strong accounting, finance, modeling, and problem solving skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Keen interest in the financial markets and good commercial instincts
  • Spanish or Portuguese language 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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