KeyBank Investment Banking Associate, Industrials, Cleveland in Cleveland, Ohio

Investment Banking Associate, Industrials, ClevelandinCleveland, OHatKey Bank- Corporate

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time

  • Location: 127 Public Square Cleveland, OH

  • Job Type: Banking

  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 12/7/2018

Job Description

Associates in KBCM are 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, investor presentations, new business and other. They are often a key contact point for clients in day-to-day activities related to their work.

Associates interact daily with Senior and Junior bankers and clients, prospective buyers, financial sponsors, attorneys and accountants. In the KBCM Industrial Technology Group, Sr. Analysts / Associates are expected to develop an expertise in one or several sectors of the Industrial landscape, including researching and tracking companies, understanding competitive positioning, making connections into companies for introductory and screening calls, and identifying those that may be potential clients for the Industrial Group.

Associates help in managing transactions and interface directly in presentation, diligence, 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 in the Industrial sector

  • 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: Bloomberg, Capital IQ, Thomson Financial, etc.

  • Required Qualifications:

  • 2 to 3+ years of Relevant Experience (Investment Banking, Strategy Consulting, Big Four Accounting, Venture Capital/PE, or a strategic role in an industrial company)

  • Undergraduate Degree

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

  • Exceptional critical thinking and problem solving ability

  • Excellent organization, communication and research skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Team player with competitive drive to win; motivated self-starter

  • Desire to be part of close-knit group operating in an intensive environment

  • Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA, MA in Accounting, CFA, CPA, JD or equivalent

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


KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $134.5 billion at March 31, 2017. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, insurance, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of more than 1,200 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications, and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. KeyBank is Member FDIC.


Key Corporate Bank is a full-service corporate and investment bank focused principally on serving the needs of middle market clients in seven industry sectors: consumer, energy, healthcare, industrial, public sector, real estate, and technology. Key Corporate Bank delivers a broad product suite of banking and capital markets products to its clients, including syndicated finance, debt and equity capital markets, commercial payments, equipment finance, commercial mortgage banking, derivatives, foreign exchange, financial advisory, and public finance.


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.

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