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Type of Role: InvestmentsResearch

Experience Level: Analyst/Associate

Location: New York City, New York

Salary: $110K - $135K

J.P. Morgan Asset Management is the world’s third-largest alternatives manager, with a 40-year history of delivering innovative alternative solutions across market cycles. Our alternative investment engines are managed by highly specialized independent teams, backed by the global reach, vast resources and robust governance of J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Our alternative strategies are designed to achieve specific client outcomes and built to deliver uncorrelated returns to traditional asset classes. Customized alternative portfolios can be tailored to individual client needs. We offer strategies across the alternative investment spectrum, including real estate, private equity and credit, infrastructure, transportation, liquid alternatives and hedge funds.

Job Summary

The Private Placement team sits within Investment Grade Finance and is responsible for originating and syndicating debt private placements as part of the capital raising activities undertaken by our clients (corporates, equity sponsors and financial institutions).  J.P. Morgan is the leader in Private Placement issuances, leading offerings for clients across industries and geographies as well as in the infrastructure & project finance space.  We address both broad corporate finance topics as well as detailed execution advice for our clients.

This role is for someone who is a First Year Analyst. Analysts function as fully integrated team members, in a flat structure that allows for direct client interaction and working directly with MDs, EDs and VPs.  The Analyst is an integral part of the Private Placement team where team members rely on the Analyst to drive processes including deal executions and pitching.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitor global rate and credit market dynamics and how they affect our clients’ debt portfolios and funding decisions;
  • Participate in the structuring, marketing and pricing of bond executions as well as amendments & restructurings and liability management;
  • Coordinate with investment banking coverage, interest rate/FX risk management to provide clients with holistic corporate finance and capital structure solutions;
  • Develop industry specific knowledge of the client base and awareness of key decision makers (i.e. CFOs, Treasurers, Capital Markets Directors)
  • Maintain direct dialogue with client coverage officers, debt and equity partners as well as fixed income investors.

Required Qualifications, Capabilities, and Skills

  • 1-2 years of investment banking experience or the equivalent, including ‘Big 4’ Professional Services Firms (e.g. Ernst & Young, PwC) within Transaction/Tax Advisory and Diligence; Financial Services Advisory; or Audit Services
  • Excellent accounting, finance, quantitative and business writing skills
  • A well-rounded academic background with a strong track record of achievement
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (“CFA”), Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”), Chartered Accountant (“CA”) designations are all a plus
  • Impeccable communication skills with ability to effectively interact with senior professionals, clients and key stakeholders in other lines of business
  • Comfortable working in a high pressure environment, possessing superior organizational skills and ability to efficiently multi-task across various deliverables

 

ABOUT US

JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

 

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents and perspectives that they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.  (If you are a US or Canadian applicant with a disability and wish to request an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us by calling the Accessibility Line (US and Canada Only) 1-866-777-4690 and indicate the specifics of the assistance needed.)

 

We offer a competitive total rewards package including base salary determined based on the role, experience, skill set, and location. For those in eligible roles, we offer discretionary incentive compensation which may be awarded in recognition of firm performance and individual achievements and contributions. We also offer a range of benefits and programs to meet employee needs, based on eligibility. These benefits include comprehensive health care coverage, on-site health and wellness centers, a retirement savings plan, backup childcare, tuition reimbursement, mental health support, financial coaching and more. Additional details about total compensation and benefits will be provided during the hiring process.

 

JPMorgan Chase is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Veterans

 

 

ABOUT THE TEAM

The Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across investment banking, wholesale payments, markets and securities services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. We provide strategic advice, raise capital, manage risk and extend liquidity in markets around the world.
Investment banking is about more than offering industry-leading advice and financial expertise. Teams serve clients by building long-term, trusted partnerships that put their needs first. The world’s largest corporations, institutions and governments rely on the in-depth industry knowledge and market insights provided, knowing their goals are our top priority.