MORE ABOUT THIS JOB ASSOCIATE & VP - INVESTMENT BANKING, REAL ESTATE DEBT FINANCING, LONDON YOUR IMPACT Are you passionate about the financial services industry? We're looking for highly motivated and driven professionals to join Goldman Sachs who wants to be a part of our Investment Banking Division and use their skills and ideas to make an impact to the success of the business at the firm.
OUR IMPACT Investment Banking Division Our division works on some of the most complex financial challenges and transactions in the market today. Whether advising on merger and acquisitions, providing financial solutions, or structuring a public offering, we handle projects that help clients at major milestones. We work with corporations, pension funds, financial sponsors, and governments and are team of strong analytical thinkers, who have a passion for producing out-of-the-box ideas. Real Estate Financing Group Our Real Estate Financing Group in Europe is responsible for the origination, underwriting and distribution of debt against commercial real estate assets, NPL portfolios, construction projects and performing loan portfolios. The group focuses on capital market execution, through loan syndications and securitizations creating liquidity in real estate debt. We are a market leader in the field having underwritten some of the largest real estate transaction in Europe in recent years. The team is a tightly-knit and nimble group creating an excellent environment for creative thinking and exposure to live transactions early on.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL Investment Banking Associates and VPs at Goldman Sachs gain deep exposure to the firm's businesses and expanded knowledge of the investment banking industry, as they develop key analytical, communications and execution skill to become well rounded deal originators.
Associates create and analyse financial models, performing scenario analyses and tests to examine the effects of client alternatives. In addition, Associates organize and prepare presentations, which explain industry trends, discuss client options, and recommend strategies to meet client goals. Associates may also participate in and conduct due diligence sessions, a necessary component of financial transactions as well as maintain client communication to helping Goldman Sachs structure transactions.
VPs are the focal point of any deal, leading the negotiations, execution, due diligence and guiding the deal team through the process towards a successful deal closing. VPs will lead due diligence sessions, provide oversight for the work of Associates and Analysts, provide creative solutions and maintain close client communication to take overall responsibility of a transaction. VPs also present deals internally to senior management, capital committees and risk and control functions.
Our VPs and Associates are a vital part of Goldman Sachs' banking teams.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR Basic Qualifications
Candidate must have completed an undergraduate degree
Drive, enthusiasm, creativity and excellent interpersonal skills
Personal integrity, initiative and leadership qualities
Experience working in the real estate industry advantageous
Strong quantitative and technical abilities
Strong communications, multi-tasking and time management skills
Current experience at investment banking, debt fund or private equity Associate or VP level beneficial
ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.