Job Summary & Responsibilities
The Goldman Sachs Group is a bank holding company and a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Goldman Sachs provides a wide range of services worldwide 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.
The Financial Institutions Group (FIG) within the Investment Banking Division in London is looking for an associate with current investment banking (or related) experience to join the team.
Our Financial Institutions Group provides financing and advisory services to institutions worldwide, including banks, insurance companies, asset management firms, financial technology companies and specialty finance institutions.
With nearly 300 employees across the globe (the largest industry group at Goldman Sachs) — and an expanding footprint in growth markets such as Latin America, Central Europe and China — our group offers a wide suite of products, including M&A advisory, financing, structured finance, risk management/hedging and principalling and co-investing. The breadth and depth of our group provides significant career growth opportunity for our analysts.
Given the complexity of financial institution clients, FIG analysts have significant exposure to many parts of the firm, including the Financing Group, Structured Finance, Mortgages, and Credit, amongst others.
FIG analysts develop strong technical training and modelling skills given the complexity of our clients' balance sheet, capital, and earnings mix.
Investment Banking analysts and associates 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 create and analyze financial models, performing scenario analyses and tests to examine the effects of client alternatives. In addition, Associates organize and prepare presentations, which explain industry trends, discuss client options, and recommend strategies to meet client goals.
Associates may also participate in and conduct due diligence sessions, a necessary component of financial transactions. From maintaining client communication to helping Goldman Sachs structure client transactions, our Associates are a vital part of Goldman Sachs' banking teams.
Goldman Sachs seeks highly motivated, successful candidates for the analyst position in London.
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)
Current experience as an investment banking analyst (or related financial position)
Drive, enthusiasm, creativity and excellent interpersonal skills
Strong quantitative and technical abilities
An outstanding academic record
Personal integrity, initiative and leadership qualities
Strong communications, multitasking and time management skills
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