IBD, Classic, Natural Resources, Houston, Associate

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

INVESTMENT BANKINGOur 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

The Natural Resources investment banking group is looking for an Associate to join in Houston.

The Natural Resources Group has a significant global presence with offices in New York, Houston, Toronto, Calgary, London, Hong Kong and Buenos Aires, among others. Along with Metal & Mining and Chemicals, the group also covers Energy and Power, including Alternative and Renewable Energy.

The Investment Banking Division (IBD) provides broad-based, global service with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, privatizations, and equity, debt and high-yield financings. Associates in IBD help to assist our clients in achieving their most important strategic and financial objectives.

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. In this capacity, they work closely with managing directors, vice presidents, analysts and other associates in the firm.

The associate 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 develops financial models, performs customized company valuation analyses, and is actively involved in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions and fixed income and equity issuances in the New York region. In addition, associates 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' banking teams.

Position Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • EITHER: Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of 3.5 years' investment banking experience
  • OR: MBA with up to 2 years' post-MBA investment banking experience
  • Current investment banking experience, including knowledge of debt & equity financing and M&A; expertise in related modeling and valuation techniques is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidates who have investment banking experience in other industry sectors but have a demonstrated interest in Natural Resources will be considered
  • History of outstanding academic and professional achievement
  • 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.

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