IBD, Classic, West Region Advisory, Los Angeles, Associate



INVESTMENT BANKING

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

YOUR IMPACT

  • The West Region Advisory Group within the Investment Banking Division in Los Angeles is looking for an Associate with current banking (or related) experience to join the team.

OUR IMPACT

Investment Banking Division
  • 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.

  • WRAG is a multi-industry investment banking coverage group that provides broad-based, global service with expertise in M&A as well as equity, debt and high-yield financings. Analysts in WRAG have the opportunity to work on transactions across multiple industry sectors, including Healthcare, Industrials, Natural Resources, Consumer Retail, Real Estate and Clean Tech & Renewables.


HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

Role Responsibilities
  • You will create client pitches, offering memoranda and management presentations
  • You will conduct extensive due diligence and industry research
  • You will perform comprehensive analyses of pro forma merger scenarios, leveraged buyouts, public listings and financing alternatives using discounted cash flow, sum of the parts, public comparables and precedent transactions analyses

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree and at least 3 year of relevant work experience
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong analytical orientation, with experience performing financial and valuation analysis in Excel or comparable spread sheet tools
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated interested in finance, companies, transactions and financial markets Position Details
  • Strong team orientation, and a proven ability to work effectively with multiple different teams to solve problems and create client pitches
  • An ability to think commercially about the needs of the industry clients

Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated interested in finance, companies, transactions and financial markets Position Details
  • Strong team orientation, and a proven ability to work effectively with multiple different teams to solve problems and create client pitches

  • An ability to think commercially about the needs of the industry clients


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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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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