IBD, Financing Group, Public Sector and Infrastructure Banking - Analyst/Associate

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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.

Goldman Sachs & Public Sector & Infrastructure Banking Overview:

Goldman Sachs' Public Sector and Infrastructure Banking Group ("PSI") is seeking talented professionals for a full-time Investment Banking Associate position.

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 high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.

PSI sits within the Americas Financing Group in the Investment Banking Division. PSI cultivates underwriting and advisory relationships with state and local governmental entities, transportation and mass transit agencies, sports franchises, major infrastructure construction firms, not-for-profit hospital and healthcare organizations, higher education organizations, public power and utility systems, and other public projects by assisting them in meeting their short- and long-term financing needs. The group focuses on origination, structuring and execution of a variety of tax-exempt and taxable debt, bank loans, high-yield debt (both bonds and CLOs), derivatives and public-private partnership transactions ("P3"). The multi-functional group combines client coverage with product expertise, capital markets expertise and deal execution. Our offices are headquartered in New York City, with regional offices in Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Atlanta, and Houston.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Overview of the PSI Analyst/Associate Position:

Analysts/Associates in PSI develop outstanding financial modeling, client relationship and new business generation skills. Associates are integral members of dedicated teams, who serve the client groups described above and are responsible for the execution of debt and derivative transactions and P3 projects. Associates work closely with all levels, including Associates, Vice Presidents, and Managing Directors to prepare written and oral presentations and execute financings. Once mandated on a transaction, Associates provide a full range of services including running bond structuring analysis, assisting in developing and preparing credit information for formal bond rating agency and investor presentations, working with the team to assess a variety of credit enhancement structures, reviewing legal and other offering documents and reviewing product alternatives as pricing approaches.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidate must have completed an undergraduate degree and be available to start immediately (subject to any notice period required by their current employer, if applicable)
  • A keen, long-term interest in investment banking and the financial markets. Specific experience in a public finance role at a major banking firm is advantageous, but not a requirement
  • At least 2-3 year of relevant banking experience
  • Strong quantitative and technical abilities, including Excel modeling experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Personal integrity, initiative and leadership qualities
  • Strong multi-tasking and time management skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Municipal finance banking and transaction experience a significant asset
  • Ability to work as part of a team in an environment that demands excellence, time and energy

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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