As an Associate 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 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. You will join the global Associate class in an Industry, Country Coverage or Product Team. 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.
J.P. Morgan has operated in Europe for nearly 200 years and has a sophisticated local market presence across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and the United Kingdom (UK). J.P. Morgan Cazenove, our UK investment banking business, became a wholly-owned part of J.P. Morgan in 2010, having originally operated as a joint venture between J.P. Morgan and the UK investment bank Cazenove. J.P. Morgan Cazenove is a leading financial advisor on transactions in the UK as well as internationally. Clients value our ability to combine impartial advice with effective solutions as well as our extensive relationships with institutional shareholders, which have been built up over many years.
Central to our Corporate Finance expertise is the integrated approach that we take to understanding our clients' issues. Our team is based on industry/sector groupings and is supported by our M&A and capital markets teams. We play an important role as part of the boardroom advisory team on all matters affecting the company's development and growth. Specifically, we seek to establish a long-term advisory relationship with clients, advising on any planned strategic moves such as mergers, acquisitions and disposals and developing and executing appropriate financial solutions. Our financial advisory activities include advice on equity issuance, balance sheet restructuring, returns of capital and valuations.
The J.P. Morgan Cazenove UK Consumer and Retail team is responsible for origination and execution of public and private M&A and capital markets transactions involving corporate and financial sponsor clients across our sectors of coverage. The team has a network of relationships with some of the most prominent companies in the UK.
Job Summary: The Investment Banking Associate role is focused on the origination and execution of transactions and corporate broking across the Consumer and Retail Sectors. This role will have client exposure from day one:
Assist with preparation of pitch documentation, financial analysis and company valuations
Examine the strategic and financial merits of proposed transactions for marketing purposes
Build advanced financial valuation models with the support of experienced bankers
Complete complex analytical exercises Assist in the execution and day-to-day management of transactions, as well as providing day-to-day corporate broking services for our LSE and AIM listed clients Attend client meetings with senior bankers
Liaising with other product teams (M&A, ECM, DCM, Leveraged Finance) and third parties (lawyers, accountants etc.)
Prior work experience in an Investment Banking front office role.
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
True passion for the Consumer and Retail industries
Steadfast commitment to building a long term career in investment banking and corporate broking
Good organisational/time management skills and rigorous eye for detail
Strong team player with leadership qualities
A well-rounded academic background from a top tier educational institution.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of the UK Government's Disability Confident Scheme.
Opening Date: August 24, 2020 Closing Date: September 21, 2020