Sourced from Talentstone Africa Headhunters

Our client, a Tier 1 global investment bank is looking for a professional to join its South Africa Investment Banking Division team in Johannesburg and to use their skills and ideas to make an impact to the success of the business at Goldman Sachs. 

Investment Banking Division 

The division works on some of the most complex financial challenges and transactions in the market today. Whether advising on a merger, providing financial solutions for an acquisition, or structuring an initial public offering, it handles projects that help clients at major milestones. The Division work with corporations, pension funds, financial sponsors, and governments and are team of strong analytical thinkers, who have a passion for producing out-of-the-box ideas. 

Investment Banking Associates gain exposure to the firm’s businesses and expanded knowledge of the investment banking industry, as they develop key analytical, communications, marketing and sales skills. Associates create and analyze financial models, performing scenario analyses and tests to examine the effects of client alternatives. In addition, Associates organize and prepare presentations, which explain industry trends, discuss client options, and recommend strategies to meet client goals. Associates may also participate in and conduct due diligence sessions, a necessary component of financial transactions. From maintaining client communication to helping the Bank structure client transactions, Associates are a vital part of the client's investment banking teams. 

Basic Qualifications 

  • Candidate must have completed an undergraduate degree 
  • Current experience as an investment banking Associate (or related financial position) 
  • Drive, enthusiasm, creativity and excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Strong quantitative and technical abilities 
  • An outstanding academic record 
  • Personal integrity, initiative and leadership qualities 
  • Strong communications, multi-tasking and time management skills

To apply, please email an updated copy of your CV/ resume with a completed copy of the attached questionnaire to