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Wholesale Banking provides financial solutions to businesses across the United States and globally. Our nine major business lines include Business Banking, Middle Market Banking, Government and Institutional Banking, Corporate Banking, Commercial Real Estate, Financial Institutions Group, Wells Fargo Commercial Capital, Wells Fargo Securities, and the Investment Portfolio. We also have groups in credit risk, group risk, finance, marketing, human relations, and the Wholesale Chief Operating Office that support our businesses.
The Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) team within the Investment Banking & Capital Markets division of Wells Fargo Securities (WFS) is seeking an experienced investment banking professional – at the Vice President level - to join its New York, Charlotte or San Francisco office.
The successful candidate will play a key role in all aspects of the advisory process and will work closely with senior bankers to execute on financial and strategic advice across a variety of transactions, including acquisitions, corporate defense assignments, divestitures, exchange offers, joint ventures, leveraged buyouts, mergers, recapitalizations, restructurings, and spin-offs, for domestic and multinational corporate clients (both public and private).
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Participate in all aspects of deal coordination, including conducting and supervising due diligence efforts, drafting and reviewing marketing materials, negotiating with clients/clients’ legal counsel, and liaising with potential buyers, other advisors and team members.
Provide transaction support to senior bankers; and serve as daily point of contact for client coverage and servicing.
Supervise, train and mentor teams of Associates and Analysts in the creation of complex financial models and quantitative analyses, industry, economic, product and regulatory research and related presentation and transaction materials.
Develop skills and mindset oriented toward new business development and revenue generation.
Team members support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following, and adhering to and if applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit’s risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.
Successfully completed FINRA Series 7 and 63 (or 66) exams to qualify for immediate registration (or FINRA recognized equivalents)
5+ years of experience in capital markets, industry experience within the specific sector of the position, or a combination of both
Ability to analyze financial statements, accounting principles, tax returns, and personal financial statements
Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
Strong financial modeling skills
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Other Desired Qualifications
MBA or Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics or related field from top-tiered business school and at least two (2) years of experience in the position being offered.
The employer will also accept a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics or related field, and at least seven (7) years of progressive investment banking or related transaction.
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) to express complex financial concepts in a thoughtful and articulate manner.
Demonstrated leadership qualities and ability to develop and foster relationships with clients, senior bankers and other industry professionals.
Motivated, self-starter seeking opportunity for professional development in a high productivity environment.
All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.
Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.
Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.