Guggenheim Services, LLC

Experienced Vice President - Investment Banking, Industrials

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 1 week ago(3/18/2023 11:32 AM)
Job Category
Investment Banking Jobs
Position Type

Position Summary

The Global Industrials Group is rapidly growing and one of the largest and most important industry groups at Guggenheim Securities. We currently have 13 Senior Managing Directors and room for meaningful additional organic expansion and external senior hires. Our Vice Presidents play an integral role in evolving and enhancing our client relationships and are active participants throughout the life of a transaction and beyond. Our Vice Presidents benefit tremendously from the experience and partnership they have with our Senior Managing Directors and Managing Directors. We pride ourselves on the dedication we give to our Vice Presidents’ development, which in turn helps assist in supporting and cultivating our growing team of junior bankers. We continually assist in developing our Vice Presidents’ managerial, marketing, sales, analytical, presentation and communication skills.

Essential Job Functions

  • Develop and oversee financial and accounting analyses and help identify, research, and analyze M&A and financing opportunities
  • Lead day-to-day project management and oversee execution on a range of advisory and financing transactions
  • Analyze and manage the analysis of market trends, competitive landscapes, and publicly traded company financials in order to identify potential client solutions and new market opportunities
  • Conduct and review product, economic, company and industry research and analysis
  • Develop and monitor the development of complex financial models for a broad range of corporate finance alternatives
  • Perform financial and valuation analysis using both industry standard and proprietary models and accurately reflecting differences between various accounting standard
  • Analyze and supervise the analysis of current and past accounting and financial records in order to advise management through financial projections preparation; preparing, reviewing and participating in client presentations
  • Integrate strategy ideas derived from various analyses, forecasts, business plans, and research into presentations for various stakeholders
  • Conduct due diligence investigations of client companies to ascertain the soundness of their current and forecasted financial situation; leading the financing structuring
  • Underwrite transaction evaluation, preparation, due diligence and execution of transactions; and managing the preparation of marketing materials including teasers, information memoranda, and other transaction-related documentation.
  • Help lead deal pitches including idea generation
  • Act as the financial and strategic advisor for clients of core accounts in conjunction with senior coverage officers
  • Build and develop relationships with clients through ongoing engagement and demonstration of financial knowledge
  • Generate potential ideas and new business opportunities to clients to help solve problems whether using advisory or capital market solutions

Preferred Qualifications

  • Highly organized, with the initiative and ability to work with limited supervision
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Effective process management abilities

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Core modeling and valuation experience
  • 7+ years of professional experience
  • 4+ years of prior investment banking or equivalent M&A experience
  • SIE Exam, Series 79 and Series 63 must be acquired within 150 days of employment

Salary Details

  • Annual base salary between $250,000 and $275,000.
  • The base salary range represents the low and high end of the anticipated base salary range for this position. Actual base salaries may vary depending on factors such as location and experience. The range listed reflects base salary only, and the total compensation package may include other components such as incentive compensation.
  • Currently, this role is expected to be in the ­­­­Chicago office at least 4 days per week.

About Us

Guggenheim Partners is a diversified financial services firm that delivers value to its clients through two primary businesses: Guggenheim Investments, a premier global asset manager and investment advisor, and Guggenheim Securities, a leading investment banking and capital markets business. Guggenheim’s professionals are based in offices around the world, and our commitment is to deliver long-term results with excellence and integrity while advancing the strategic interests of our clients.

Guggenheim is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Learn more at, and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @GuggenheimPtnrs.


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