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Associate, Financial Sponsors Group (FSG)

Associate - Financial Sponsors Group

As Barclays Associate - Financial Sponsors Group, this is an exciting opportunity where you will gain an in-depth understanding of sponsor clients by working on transactions where the firm is providing strategic advice related to M&A, restructuring, and recapitalization, as well as raising capital in the private and public equity and debt capital markets. 

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.

What will you be doing?
•   Playing a key role in the execution on a deal or proposal; executing a transaction and creating new business presentations
•   Completing financial analysis/modeling, industry research, and preparation of offering memoranda and other written materials
•   Utilize your knowledge of finance and capital markets to understand the client’s needs and work with the internal team to deliver that need to the client
•   Developing effective working relationships and to demonstrate a strong commitment to the Firm’s goals and values
•   Participating in activities such as task forces, recruiting, and training to broaden exposure throughout the firm and making a meaningful contribution to Barclays.
•   You will generate innovative solutions to problems, and effectively utilize available resources

What we’re looking for:
•   Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or similar
•   Minimum three plus years in the Finance industry
•   Minimum three plus years working with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
•   FINRA Series 63 and 79 licenses (or equivalent)

Skills that will help you in the role:
•   Prior experience as an investment banking analyst or associate
•   Prior experience or knowledge of the Financial Sponsors industry
•   Exceptional written and oral communication skills 
•   Experience with financial modelling, building, using and operating cash flow projections and credit financial analysis

Where will you be working?
You will be working at our 190 South LaSalle office. This 41-story office tower is one of the most recognizable office towers that represents the integration of timeless trophy design, prime location, and unrivaled views in Chicago’s Central Loop.