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IBD - Consumer/Retail & Healthcare - Associate - London
Goldman Sachs International
July 6, 2018
London, United Kingdom
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB Application Opening Date: 04 July 2018 Application Closing Date: 31 July 2018 Location: London Salary: Competitive Full time OUR IMPACT
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.
The Consumer Retail & Healthcare investment banking group provides corporate clients across both the consumer and retail spectrum with advice, access to financing and execution expertise across a wide range of investment banking products.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS HOW YOU WILL FULFIL YOUR POTENTIAL
Our Associates play an important role in developing and strengthening our client relationships, participating on our advisory teams and in structuring and executing a full range of financial transactions. Their responsibilities include creating and analysing financial models, organizing and preparing client presentations, helping manage transaction processes, and assisting in structuring transactions. They will gain exposure to the firm's businesses and expand their knowledge of the investment banking industry, as they develop key analytical, communications and marketing skills. Associates develop financial models, perform customized company valuation analysis, and are actively involved in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions and fixed income and equity issuances. They organize and prepare presentations, which explain industry trends, assess clients' situations to provide the necessary financial advice, and recommend strategies to meet client goals. Additionally, Associates coordinate teams of tax advisors, attorneys, and bankers for various transactions; lead due diligence processes and actively participate in the negotiations of legal documentation. From maintaining client communication to helping Goldman Sachs structure client transactions, our Associates are a vital part of Goldman Sachs' investment banking team.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES WE ARE LOOKING FOR
- Strong academic record with MBA or equivalent required - Prior investment banking experience with strong exposure to Consumer/Retail or Healthcare sector required - Must be CFA qualified or working towards professional qualification - Experience with buy and sell side M&A, due diligence and data room management required - Strong familiarity with M&A and financing transactions, debt-financing, preferred investments required - Demonstrable understanding of sector trends within consumer retail/healthcare and operating segments required - Experience of evaluating transaction structures including split-off, spin-off required - Project management experience, client/stakeholder relationship management skills required - Experience with financial models, revenue synergy models, portfolio analysis and company valuation required - Strong team orientation and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with team members in multiple groups and regions
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.