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Investment Banking – Financial Sponsors Coverage – Senior Associate / Vice President

Req #: 180003187
Location: New York, NY, US
Job Category: Investment Banking
Job Description:

Overview

As one of the world's premier investment banks, J.P. Morgan serves the needs of our clients by offering a world-class platform coupled with straightforward, intelligent advice. We attribute our long-term success to our commitment of always putting clients' interests first. Whether it's raising capital to meet growth objectives or identifying strategic business partners, J.P. Morgan offers corporate finance and M&A advisory, capital markets, prime brokerage, restructuring, risk and research platform of unrivaled strength and scale.

 

J.P. Morgan is the leading investment bank to financial sponsors, delivering a full array of investment banking products and solutions to private equity and buyout firms across industries and geographies.  The Financial Sponsor Group (FSG) is comprised of a team of professionals located in New York, San Francisco, London and Hong Kong.  FSG serves as a top M&A advisor for private equity firms, delivers superior insight into highly-leveraged loan market dynamics, and is a leading bookrunner of U.S. IPOs and financial sponsor-backed LBOs.

 

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Associate or Vice President to join the team.  The successful candidate will play a vital and accountable leadership role in all aspects of the transaction process and formation/pursuit of strategic business ideas.  S/he will join a dynamic team with that is far reaching, forward moving and also have the opportunity to work with clients and senior management. 

 

The Associate/VP will serve as the primary project leader and supervisor of Associates/Analysts on project teams.  This individual is recognized by clients as key member of the team and will take the lead on the execution and marketing mandates and will have direct client responsibility and interaction.  S/he will leverage and coordinate J.P. Morgan's resources on behalf of the client.  In this capacity, one must understand industry fundamentals, anticipate client needs, and leverage J.P. Morgan's and the team's resources to anticipate new business opportunities.  The balance between leveraging internal technical/product expertise and external relationship building is the essence of the position.  Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:


  • Participate in substantial day-to-day client contact and client servicing.

  • Build long-term external relationships and manage accounts.  This should include conducting new business presentations and developing new ideas for business at a relevant client level.

  • Work independently, producing high quality work by totally leveraging and accessing the Firm.

  • Understudy a Managing Director on certain accounts or transactions, depending on the size and complexity of the client or transaction.

  • Demonstrate skills that will produce revenues for the Firm while gaining a broad understanding of how the Firm can derive revenues from each particular situation.

  • Develop a set of defined projects for new business development.

 

The successful candidate will possess the following:


  • Bachelors' degree from a reputable university; MBA is preferred.

  • At least 2 years experience in Investment Banking post MBA. Financial Sponsors experience is highly preferred; however, both Leveraged Finance and other Coverage experience would also be considered.

  • Very strong financial modeling/valuation and analytical skills.

  • Ability to comfortably interact with business clients and management. 

  • Excellent technology skills with strong Excel (macros, pivot tables, look-ups and filtering) and PowerPoint skills.  S/he will be able to quickly learn new software applications.

  • Highly organized, detail oriented and proactive.  Energetic and decisive, with high level of integrity.

  • Ability to multitask several projects

  • S/he will be able to communicate concepts and ideas both verbally and via documentation, to and be able to defend their validity.

  • Provide examples of a team mentality.  A relationship builder, who can establish trust and credibility across JPMorgan.

Personal/Professional Attributes

 

The ideal candidate is a creative, innovative team player.  It is critical that the Associate / VP be able to relate well to client counterparts and develop good working relationships with these individuals.  It is also important that this person display maturity, good judgment and an ability to work with professionals at all levels inside J.P. Morgan.  Strong analytical, technical problem solving, planning and organizational skills are a must.  These abilities are necessary on an individual level and as this person direct other project members.

 

It is expect that the Associate / VP demonstrate leadership qualities that are team-oriented, fostering and collegial.  The ability to delegate effectively and pay attention to detail while maintaining a high level of productivity will be important.

 

The individual must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively in presentations; expressing complex financial strategies in an organized and articulate manner.

 

This individual must be dedicated to the Firm's goals and he/she will have uncompromising personal integrity.




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