GROUP DESCRIPTION: Jefferies Municipal Securities Group currently employs more than 100 specialists focused on the municipal bond market and dedicated to structuring, underwriting, selling and trading municipal securities. Our team provides investment banking and capital markets advisory services to issuers of municipal debt, including states, cities, towns, state authorities, and 501(c)(3) borrowers, among others. With public sector and industry expertise, Jefferies has become a market leader in the areas of: airports; asset securitization; education; general government tax-backed; healthcare; housing; interest rate derivatives; public power; redevelopment finance; state revolving funds; tobacco securitization; transportation; water and sewer; and project financing.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: As an Associate in the Municipal Securities Group, you will rapidly assume significant responsibilities, including: providing financial modeling to support banking activities; building and maintaining a variety of databases; providing refunding and restructuring analyses; preparing proposal and presentation materials; working closely with senior bankers on transactions; and interfacing with underwriters, salesmen and traders. This position will start immediately.REQUIRED BACKGROUND/SKILLS: Strong technical, written and verbal communication skills Demonstrated ability to multi-task, managing a variety of transactions and projects simultaneously and sometimes managing conflicting prioritiesResourceful self-starter, able to work autonomously and as team player Detail-oriented and organized Excellent interpersonal skills QUALIFICATIONS: Four-year undergraduate degree 3+ years of investment banking, consulting or relevant experience in the financial services industry Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint Demonstrate professionalism and client management skills