Summer Associate 2018 (GE Energy Financial Services)
Posted 8/15/2017 7:51:15 PM
Job Function:Risk Management
Business Segment: Capital Energy Financial Services
Location(s): United States; Connecticut; Stamford
About Us: GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry. GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Role Summary: GE Energy Financial Services (EFS) is looking for smart, motivated individuals who are interested in working in a fast-paced financial services organization focused on the rapidly evolving energy sector. Summer Associates will spend 10 weeks in a portfolio management and/or underwriting team within one of our energy segments. Exposure across the energy spectrum through debt and equity investments in areas such as oil & gas, renewables, and power generation.
Essential Responsibilities: Summer Associates will gain broad experience and develop skills in the following areas: structuring, modeling, forecasting, due diligence, documentation, transactions, portfolio management, work-outs, pricing, customer relationships and market research. Summer Associates can expect to collaborate with experienced professionals and routinely interface with senior leaders and industry veterans. EFS' track record in investing in critical energy infrastructure combined with the resources of the larger GE make the Summer Associate program an ideal place to gain worldclass energy finance experience.
Responsibilities: • Analyze and develop financial models and projections with a focus on returns analysis, identifying risk factors, and creating a cohesive business case • Structure transactions based on market conditions, tax considerations and risk analysis • Perform valuation analysis for projects and companies • Assist in preparing credit requests and other supporting documentation for internal approval processes and internal reports • Prepare and present internal reports for senior level review • Oversee all ongoing servicing activities and serve as primary point of contact for commercial financing transactions • Manage projects with strict attention to compliance with deal terms and establish, implement and monitor reporting metrics for operations • Develop and execute process improvement projects
Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications: • Currently pursuing a Master's degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting with anticipated graduation in Spring 2019. • At least three years of relevant work experience, preferably in energy, transactional finance or other related area.
Eligibility Requirements: • MUST be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act. • MUST submit application for employment through COS (internal candidates) or www.ge.com/careers (external candidates) to be considered for this position. • MUST be willing to comply with pre-employment screening, including but not limited to, drug testing, reference verification and background check. • MUST be willing to work out of the Stamford, CT office.
Desired Characteristics: • Strong proven quantitative, analytical and communication skills • Ability to be a team player and work well with diverse teams • High degree of initiative, motivation, and attention to detail • Proven ability to persuasively build and articulate a business case • Demonstrated exceptional business acumen • Ability to perform within short timelines and high pressure situations • Strong leadership potential as demonstrated in prior work experience • Passion about working on transactions in all sectors within the energy industry
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