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Senior Associate / Vice President - Investment Banking
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Industry

Insurance

Category

Banking & Finance

Experience

Mid level

Applications are considered on a rolling basis

Location: New York

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Hiring Manager
Michael Stefan

Job Description

Client Overview

Formed in 2008, our client is a privately-held reinsurance broker and risk/capital management advisor with a selective list of current and prospective customers. They focus on challenging the status quo where both customers and reinsurance partners benefit from their market knowledge and innovative analytical platform.They have attracted a team of experienced experts who assume the role of problem solver, innovator, and sophisticated financial solutions provider. The depth of resident intellectual capital, market knowledge, and industry relationships enable them to provide unparalleled creativity and service and have seen them rocket past the $100m revenue mark in a very short time.

Ethos and Values

  • Passion For Everything [Amazing Client Service]
  • Absolute Responsibility
  • Unquestionable Ethics
  • Results Oriented
  • Relentless Innovation
  • Partnership in All Aspects of the Business
  • High Performance Environment

Formed in 2015 and with 13 staff, our client's Capital Markets & Advisory team is an investment banking division and is exclusively focused on the insurance industry. The team is now looking to hire a passionate Senior Associate/VP for the office in New York City.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Senior Associate or Vice President, Investment Banking will play an integral role on teams, providing direct support to Partners on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and debt offerings, insurance-linked security (ILS) offerings and other financial advisory services for clients and can expect to be involved in the following:

• Execute the creation of company-specific financial analysis/modeling, including valuation and statistical analysis, merger modeling and consequences of options a company may be considering

• Develop written materials such as client presentations, offering memorandums, proposals, engagement letters, term sheets and legal agreements utilizing Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word

• Lead transaction execution teams

• Coordinate internal resources

• Manage Associates and Analysts and continue to round out product and technical training for Associates and Analysts

• Participate in substantial day-to-day client contact and client servicing

• Work independently, producing high quality work by totally leveraging and accessing the Firm

• Demonstrate skills that will produce revenues for the Firm while gaining a broad understanding of how the Firm can derive revenues from each particular situation

• Over time, begin to develop a set of defined projects and clients for new business development

Skills & Requirements

• Bachelors' degree from a reputable university; MBA is preferred but not required depending on experience

• Minimum of 3 years-experience (if post MBA) or a minimum of 5 years- experience (if post Bachelors) in Investment Banking; Insurance Industry experience is highly desired

• Very strong financial modeling/valuation and analytical skills

• Strong communication skills with the ability to comfortably interact with business clients and management

• Excellent technology skills with strong Excel (macros, pivot tables, look- ups and filtering) and PowerPoint skills. Proven ability to quickly learn new software applications.

• Highly organized, detail oriented and proactive. Energetic and decisive, with high level of integrity

• Ability to multitask several projects

• Experience must include executing both sell-side and buy-side M&A (public and private); preparing client presentations and pitches utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint; performing financial valuation analysis and building complex financial models; conducting industry and product research; analyzing corporate and financial information; participating in execution of M&A transactions and capital raising transactions

• Series 7, 63 and 79 licenses will be required

About the company

Hanover Search Group is a global executive search specialist founded in 1996. With offices worldwide, we bring a dedicated and discreet service to our clients in the Insurance, Private Equity, Asset and Wealth Management fields.

Our discipline focus takes in areas as diverse as Actuarial & Risk on to Investment Management: from Audit & Compliance through to Marketing and Technology. Driving the knowledge and search capabilities behind our successful approach to sourcing talent is our multinational group of highly experienced, highly motivated Partners, Consultants and Researchers.

Our people are our business. Their expertise is unquestionable, their insight far-reaching and their application married to the most demanding standards of professional ethics. The reputation we have forged in the competitive world of executive search and selection is founded upon our dedication to detail, speed of delivery, professionalism and commitment to service.

As a result of the teamwork and leadership organic to our company, we have consistently figured as one of the top ten global boutique search firms within the Financial Services sector.

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