|Job Description :
Citizens Capital Markets is seeking experienced Analysts to support the team’s senior corporate finance industry coverage professionals in originating and executing debt and equity capital markets and M&A transactions. The Analyst’s responsibilities will require significant transaction involvement, from origination through closing, and the ability to work on multiple projects and transactions concurrently. The Analyst will play a critical role in originating opportunities and coordinating projects and will interact directly with Managing Directors, senior management, other groups within Citizens, client management teams, private equity firms, and legal counsel. The Analyst would support industry aligned client coverage efforts and work closely with senior professionals in Debt Capital Markets, Leveraged Finance, Sponsor Coverage, and M&A teams to originate and successfully execute a wide variety of transactions, including loan syndications, acquisition finance, high yield bonds, convertibles, and M&A. The Analyst will also be responsible for supervising and developing analyst level bankers.
This position offers an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly growing corporate finance and capital markets business with market leading positions in middle market corporate and financial sponsor finance and a growing M&A business. Through this experience the Analyst will gain deep industry expertise; insight into the issues and considerations for management teams and shareholders at growing middle market companies; and exposure to strategic, financial, and capital decision making. The Analyst will also develop direct relationship management responsibilities through interactions with current and prospective clients and management teams as well as private equity firms, with the opportunity to grow into a senior coverage role.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:
Working with Managing Directors, Vice Presidents, and Associates within the Debt Capital Markets, Leveraged Finance, Sponsor Coverage, and M&A teams to develop and pitch new ideas to help corporate clients and financial sponsors achieve their financial and strategic objectives
Performing extensive financial modeling and valuation analysis
Conducting comprehensive company and industry research, and developing and maintaining thorough industry thought pieces and analyses for presentation to clients
Analyzing financial model output and client information to prioritize data and present conclusions for discussion purposes
Preparing pitch materials for client meetings
Playing a key leadership role throughout the transaction execution process
Participating in accounting, business, and legal due diligence
Preparing detailed transaction marketing materials including confidential information memoranda and management presentations
This opportunity carries a competitive salary and a discretionary annual bonus based on individual and firm achievement.
Ability to function as part of a flat organization, manage several projects at once and work effectively as an individual and as part of a multiple teams
Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to express ideas in a persuasive, organized, and articulate manner
Ability to follow-up independently and consistently and play the critical role as the project manager on assignments
Demonstrated aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis with a solid understanding of financial statements, financial modeling and company or industry analysis
Self-starting team player who can think strategically and excel in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, challenging work environment
High degree of maturity and integrity with a positive and hardworking attitude
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to immediately contribute to the group based on experience and help to transfer best practices and knowledge
Background qualifications include:
Undergraduate degree with a strong academic record from a leading university. All concentrations considered given level of industry experience
Attendance in a formal investment or corporate banking training program preferred, but not required
1 to 3 years of direct experience with proven client interaction and Investment Banking, Leveraged Finance or Capital Markets experience
Full command of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Experience with related financial services software including S&P CapitalIQ, S&P Leveraged Commentary, Advantage Data, Bloomberg, Thomson One, Thomson Loan Pricing Connector, FactSet, etc.
Hours and Work Schedule
Hours per Week: 40+
Hours per Week: Monday – Friday
Why Work for Us
At Citizens, you’ll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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