Investment Banking Division, Financing Group, Ratings Advisory, Associate, London Investment Banking Division, Financing Group,  …

Goldman Sachs
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Jan 22
Goldman Sachs
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Jan 22
Investment Banking Division, Financing Group, Ratings Advisory, Associate, London
Our division works on some of the most complex financial challenges and transactions in the market today. Whether advising on a merger, providing financial solutions for an acquisition, or structuring an initial 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.

Job Summary & Responsibilities
The Rating Advisory team is responsible for providing our Investment Banking clients with advice and services relating to their credit profile, capital structure and financing optimisation, and credit rating considerations. The team sits within the European Financing Group and works in tandem with our Investment Banking, Merger & Acquisition, and Financing Group colleagues and plays an integral role in structuring integrated corporate finance and financing solutions.

The Rating Advisory team leverages its extensive expertise in financial, credit and rating analysis to provide astute, objective transactional and advisory judgments to the firm and its clients.

Are you passionate about corporate finance? We're looking for a professional to join our Rating Advisory team who wants to use their skills to provide vital credit analysis and advice to our clients.


• Perform capital structure analysis in the context of M&A, LBOs, IPOs, restructurings, etc
• Estimate potential rating and rating impact of transactions
• Develop and audit models applied to credit and rating assessments
• Participate in initial ratings processes for clients
• Develop knowledge of rating agency methodologies, track evolutions of criteria
• Establish a network of contacts at the rating agencies
• Participate in client meetings

Basic Qualifications
• Degree in Economics / Finance / Accounting related discipline is preferable
• Experience with modelling and financial statements analysis
• Strong analytical and quantitative skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
• Ability to work flexibly as part of multiple teams and autonomously
• Ability to juggle changing priorities and a varied workload

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience assessing credit worthiness, financing options and potential credit rating


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