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KeyBank Investment Banking Associate: Utilities, Power & Renewables, Cleveland in Cleveland, Ohio

Investment Banking Associate: Utilities, Power & Renewables, ClevelandinCleveland, OHatKeyBank

Date Posted: 2/23/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time

  • Location: 127 Public Square Cleveland, OH

  • Date Posted: 2/23/2021

About Us

Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, KeyCorp (Key) is one of the nation s largest financial services companies. Key provides investment management, retail and commercial banking, consumer finance and investment banking products to individuals and companies throughout the United States and, for certain businesses, internationally.

Our goal is to be the best regional bank in the U.S. What that means is we put our clients needs first and take a customized approach to meeting those needs. At Key we ve made a promise to our clients that they will always have a champion in us. To deliver on that promise, we re committed to building a team of engaged employees who do the right thing for our clients and help them achieve their financial goals each and every day.

Job Description

Location: Strong preference for Cleveland, but open to NYC or Chicago

About the Job

Associates in KBCM act as the primary day-to-day leaders for analytical support, including financial statement analysis and model development; valuation analysis; industry research; and the preparation of various presentations and documents including descriptive memoranda, management presentations, new business and other. Associates interact daily with other bankers and clients, prospective buyers/money sources, attorneys and accountants. They help manage transactions and interface directly in presentation, negotiation, capital-raising and closing. They play a central role in coordinating the activities of all team members.

Essential Job Functions

  • Work with corporate finance investment bankers and product partners on M&A, strategic corporate finance, and capital raising transactions

  • Generate ideas and analytical materials in support of new client meetings

  • Perform financial modeling and valuation analyses on public and private companies: comparable company analysis, precedent transaction analysis, leveraged buy-out analysis and discounted cash flow analysis

  • Develop marketing materials for topics such as company positioning, financing alternatives, and M&A/Strategic alternatives

  • Develop knowledge of relevant information resources: Capital IQ, Thomson Financial, Bloomberg

  • Continually build knowledge base and capabilities within the industry segment and stay abreast of competitive trends.

  • Assist with attracting a quality workforce, i.e. college recruiting activities.

  • Maintain required licensing.

  • Demonstrate the Key Values: Teamwork, Respect, Accountability, Integrity, and Leadership.

Required Qualifications

  • Undergraduate Degree in Business (Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, etc.)

  • Series 79 & 63 (within 18 months of employment)

  • Strong quantitative skills, including financial modeling and financial statement analysis

  • Quantitatively and financially-oriented, possessing the ability to succinctly express ideas

  • Strong team player with a positive can-do attitude and desire to be part of a close-knit group operating in an intensive and challenging work environment

  • Excellent organization, communication and research skills

  • Exceptional critical thinking and problem solving ability

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)

Preferred Qualifications:

3-6 years of experience in investment banking, leading accounting or consulting

KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer Min/Fem/Vet/Disabled


KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.