Investment Banking Associate

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San Mateo, CA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jul 06, 2017
Job ID
Our client, an established technology-focused investment bank is looking to hire a new Associate to join their 2017 Summer Class.  As an Associate, you will interface directly with the firm’s Managing Director and Vice Presidents, and collaborate with other Associates and Analysts.  Responsibilities include deal execution and sourcing new clients.  Deal execution involves financial modeling, developing buyer lists, preparing marketing materials, and managing due diligence processes.  Sourcing efforts include speaking with CEOs around the world, attending tech conferences and networking with private equity and venture capital firms.
The ideal candidate will be excited by the prospect of getting the opportunity to speak with 30+ CEOs weekly, will be eager to learn more about the technology industry, and will be motivated to hone to their quantitative and qualitative analytics skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree from a top-tier university with a minimum GPA of 3.5
  • 2 years of previous work experience
  • A strong interest in technology and the desire to work in the heart of Silicon Valley
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to handle high-level conversations with senior corporate executives, preferably with previous outbound sales experience
  • An understanding of corporate finance, including M&A, valuation, accounting and modeling
  • A desire to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, team-oriented environment
  • A “go-getter” mentality, willing to go the extra mile to drive revenue for the firm and think critically about how to improve internal processes
All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.