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Investment Banking - Mergers & Acquisitions - Associate

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Associate to join our industry leading M&A team.

As an Associate in M&A you will be a key player in our business strategy and execution. You will 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. You will play a leadership role in implementing the execution function including working with analysts and associates, as well as assisting more senior bankers. You will develop 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 their own transactions. Working with a broader team of over 100 Analysts and Associates in the region, you will be provided opportunities to be involved real-time in transactions that may include frequent travel.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop content for strategic meetings with clients regarding M&A transactions
  • Interact with senior team members and client management teams on a daily basis to execute transactions and discuss strategic alternatives
  • Defining, guiding and reviewing detailed valuation analysis, including DCF, trading comparables, transaction comparables and LBO analyses
  • Defining, guiding and reviewing detailed combination and other financial analyses in the context of M&A transactions or pitch situations
  • Provide leadership, mentorship and supervision to Associates and Analysts
  • Participate in graduate recruiting

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • 3 years prior work experience in an investment banking front office role
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree from a top tier educational institution
  • Strong financial modelling skills
  • Understands transaction cycle and the steps in the process and is execution oriented
  • Impeccable communication details with the ability to effectively interact with senior professionals, clients and key stakeholders in other line of business.
  • Self-directed, highly motivated, and able to work independently