Public Finance Analyst/Associate

  • Full Time
  • CA

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
Public Finance Analyst/Associate
San Francisco, CA or Los Angeles, CA
Job Identification: 210012565

Application Link: Click here to apply
Job Schedule: Full Time

 560 Mission St, San Francisco, CA, 94105
 2029 Century Park E, Los Angeles, CA, 90067

Position Overview
J.P. Morgan’s Public Finance team is looking for analyst and associate candidates for positions in our San
Francisco or Los Angeles office. J.P. Morgan’s Public Finance Group is responsible for providing investment
banking solutions for the complex financing needs of the firm’s public sector clients throughout the Country. Public
Finance clients include state and local governments, non-profit healthcare organizations, higher education and
cultural institutions and other entities that issue tax-exempt debt. Client teams are based regionally and by industry
sectors (Infrastructure, Healthcare, Higher Education, Housing, Energy and Environmental, etc.). The Public
Finance Group provides exposure to all aspects of the capital markets by working closely with our sales & trading,
underwriting, derivatives, and debt capital markets desks for prospective and live transactions.

Roles and Responsibilities
Duties of a Public Finance Analyst/Associate include:
 Develop customized financial models using Excel to develop customized bond financing structures
 Utilize industry-approved third-party programs (DBC) to prepare bond structures
 Perform credit and debt capacity analyses for specific credits based on industry/sector
 Prepare responses to requests for proposals required as part of the solicitation process
 Create and manage debt profiles for issuers/credits
 Evaluate existing debt portfolios for refunding/restructuring opportunities
 Execute bond financings for all issues in which J.P. Morgan participates
 Work closely with all areas of Public Finance, including debt capital markets, various syndicate desks, and
credit origination to pitch municipal clients and execute transactions
 Interact with various professionals in other areas of the firm to facilitate presentation, RFP responses and
execute bond transactions
 Prepare presentation materials used by bankers and senior management for client meetings
 Participate in client presentations, as required
 Join in various internal department activities
 For Associate candidates, assist in management of analyst duties

Candidates should be adaptable, able to manage projects independently and ready to assume a high level of
responsibility as a member of a team. Work ethic is a must and ability to commit to the multi-year analyst/associate
program. You should also be able to work well under pressure in a demanding environment, producing accurate,
detailed materials while meeting tight deadlines.

Candidates should also have a well-rounded academic background with coursework in finance or economics and
be highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Candidates should
demonstrate academic strength, strong teamwork, communication skills and a high energy level. An
undergraduate degree from a competitive university or higher required. Previous Public Finance experience at an
investment bank or financial advisory firm required.

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