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Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Accounting & Finance
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

Investment Banking Associate - Global Industrials Group

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.

Our Global Industrials Group advises clients on various financial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, equity/equity-linked and debt financings, joint ventures, restructurings, and financial investments. Key sub-sectors in Industrials include but are not limited to Aerospace & Defense, Diversified Industrials, Building Products, Paper & Packaging, Automotive, Industrial Technology, Manufacturing, & Transportation & Logistics.


Our Associates play an important role in developing and strengthening our client relationships, participating on our advisory teams and in structuring and executing a full range of financial transactions. They will gain exposure to the firm’s businesses and expand their knowledge of the investment banking industry, as they develop key analytical, communications and marketing skills. From maintaining client communication to helping Goldman Sachs structure client transactions, our Associates are a vital part of the deal team. Goldman Sachs seeks highly motivated, successful candidates for the associate role in New York.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 2.5 years of work experience in investment banking/M&A or relevant field or MBA degree and 1+ years of relevant experience
  • Significant investment banking or equivalent experience strongly preferred
  • Industrials or related industry experience preferred, but not required
  • Experience with buy-side and sell-side M&A, equity and debt financing transactions required
  • Experience with due-diligence and transaction execution processes required
  • Strong financial modeling skills (including stress testing) and experience of building/maintaining operating models required
  • Experience of preparing and maintaining industry/company presentations and benchmarking materials and other process documents required
  • Exposure to financing capacity valuations, impact analyses, bid analyses and collateral data analyses required
  • Experience of financial valuations with knowledge of DCF, LBO, merger modeling, comparable companies, precedent
  • Strong team orientation and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with team members
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Solid work ethic, motivation level, and strong attention to detail
  • Personal integrity, initiative and leadership qualities
  • Capacity to interact and build relationships with a wide range of people and act as a point of contact


At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html

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Salary Range
The expected base salary for this New York, New York, United States-based position is $150000-$225000. In addition, you may be eligible for a discretionary bonus if you are an active employee as of fiscal year-end.

Goldman Sachs is committed to providing our people with valuable and competitive benefits and wellness offerings, as it is a core part of providing a strong overall employee experience. A summary of these offerings, which are generally available to active, non-temporary, full-time and part-time US employees who work at least 20 hours per week, can be found here.