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Finance Analyst Program (Summer 2025 - New York, Private Credit)

Jefferies LLC, the global investment banking firm, has served companies and investors for over 55 years. Headquartered in New York, with offices in over 30 cities around the world, the firm provides clients with capital markets and financial advisory services, institutional brokerage and securities research, as well as wealth management. The firm provides research and execution services in equity, fixed income, foreign exchange, futures and commodities markets, and a full range of investment banking services including underwriting, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and recapitalization, and other advisory services, with all businesses operating in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

About Jefferies Finance

Founded in 2004, Jefferies Finance LLC ("JFIN") is a leading leveraged loan investor and arranger owned equally by MassMutual and Jefferies Group LLC. JFIN manages nearly $17 billion across two primary lines of business:

Private Credit Investment Management: Through Jefferies Credit Partners , JFIN is a leading direct lender and investor in broadly syndicated loans, managing portfolios of senior debt investments made primarily to Private Equity Sponsor owned companies.  Investments are managed across multiple private credit funds, SMAs, and CLOs.

Loan Underwriting and Arrangement: JFIN underwrites and arranges leveraged loans for Private Equity Sponsors and their portfolio companies globally and is a market leading arranger of U.S. LBO Loans.

What we look for in a candidate

Successful Analysts will be able to multi-task & manage a variety of projects simultaneously. Candidates must demonstrate professionalism and client management skills together with strong technical, written, and verbal communication skills. The work is fast paced, intense and intellectually stimulating. The ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines, be adaptable and work both independently and as part of a team are essential traits of a successful candidate. Although a background in accounting or finance is helpful, JFIN hires Analysts who have studied a variety of disciplines.

What you can expect

  • Summer Analysts will gain exposure to private credit underwriting, origination, and business development
  • Private Credit Underwriting: Analysts are staffed on teams of 3 to 5 members and are primarily responsible for (i) conducting company and industry due diligence and credit analysis on new debt financing opportunities, (ii) preparation of approval memoranda for internal credit approval processes, and (iii) assistance with execution of transactions and on-going portfolio management.
    • Analysts are generalists and will have exposure to deal flow in industries including, but not limited to, aerospace & defense, business services, consumer & retail, healthcare, industrials, media, technology and telecommunications.
  • Private Credit Origination: Analysts will support the Private Credit Origination team and work directly with senior team members on client research and marketing materials
  • Private Credit Business Development: Analysts will support the Private Credit Business Development team and work directly with senior team members on preparing fundraising presentations, communications with prospective investors / limited partners, and investor requests

*Must graduate December 2025-June 2026*

Diversity, Equal Employment Opportunity, Reasonable Accommodations and COVID

At Jefferies, we believe that diversity fosters creativity, innovation and thought leadership through the infusion of new ideas and perspectives. We have made a commitment to building a culture that provides opportunities for all employees regardless of our differences, and supporting a workforce that is reflective of the communities where we work and live. As a result, we are able to pool our collective insights and intelligence to provide fresh and innovative thinking for our clients.

Jefferies is an equal employment opportunity workplace.  We practice equal opportunity for all, regardless of race, religion, ancestry, color, gender, pregnancy, age,  physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, genetic information, reproductive health decisions, or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to hiring the most qualified applicants and complying with all federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws. As part of this commitment, Jefferies will extend reasonable accommodations to individuals with qualified disabilities, as appropriate, under applicable law. 

Jefferies’ COVID-19 Policy – US

The salary for this role is $110,000 (pro-rated for the 10-week internship program).