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Type of Role: Investments

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.

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. As an Analyst in the Private Placement team, you will address both broad corporate finance topics as well as detailed execution advice for our clients. You will be 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 year 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
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
  • 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