J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.
With one of the broadest client franchises in the world, J.P. Morgan offers a full platform that enables the firm to develop some of the most complete and innovative financial solutions in the industry. The Firm has global leadership positions in all of its key products - capital raising, mergers and acquisitions advisory, restructuring, risk management and research.
J.P. Morgan's Power & Utilities Investment Banking Group provides a full range of investment banking services to various clients based in the U.S. Its clients include many of the world's leading firms in their respective industries. The Group's primary focus is on delivering creative solutions to clients for mergers and acquisitions and equity and debt capital raising.
The Associate will be a key player in the execution of the Firm's business. S/he will leverage upon past investment banking or related experience to enhance the Firm's M&A execution and capital raising capabilities and contribute to building J.P. Morgan's franchise and reputation in the marketplace. He/She will have strong function skills in the major areas of investment banking and will demonstrate the ability to become a senior officer who is capable of generating and executing his/her own transactions. Most importantly, the candidate will be highly enthusiastic about J.P. Morgan's mission and be driven and committed to its success.
Participate in the "full cycle" of transactional execution including preparing marketing pitches, reviewing and formulating financial analysis, preparing and presenting internal committee memoranda and client presentations.
Have a working knowledge of the relevant industry sectors and the Firm's product and service offerings. This person will be expected to develop expertise in the quantitative and analytical practices used to develop strategic, capital structure and valuation recommendations to clients and will work alongside senior bankers in providing relationship support and executing transactions.
Play a leadership role in implementing the execution function including working with analysts and associates, as well as, assisting more senior bankers.
Play an important role in the development of the firm, the Power & Utilities group and their capabilities.
Participate in building the business over the long term by developing individual expertise in an appropriate industry and contributing to enhancing the J.P. Morgan franchise.
The successful candidate will possess or demonstrate the following personal and professional attributes:
Bachelors' degree from a leading university
3+ years of Investment Banking transaction or related experience, with a focus on Power & Utilities is preferred
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with specific ability to communicate concepts and ideas concisely and defend their validity
Very strong financial modeling/valuation and analytical skills
Ability to comfortably interact with clients in a professional and mature manner
Outstanding ethics, integrity and judgment
Strong intellectual curiosity
Comfort in and commitment to strong teamwork environment
Highly organized, detail oriented and proactive
Excellent technology skills with superior Excel and PowerPoint skills and ability to quickly learn new software applications