, Wisconsin

We're building a relationship-oriented bank for the modern world. We need talented, passionate professionals who are dedicated to doing what's right for our clients.

At CIBC, we embrace your strengths and your ambitions so you feel empowered at work. Our team members have what they need to make a meaningful impact and feel truly valued for who they are and what they contribute.

To learn more about CIBC, please visit CIBC.com

Job Description

Associate, Cleary Gull

CIBC Cleary Gull is a middle-market investment banking firm that advises private companies, private equity funds, and corporations on mergers & acquisitions, private debt and equity capital raises, and other transactions.

At CIBC Cleary Gull, our reputation is based on the experience, skill, and integrity that we bring to each transaction. Our seasoned bankers are relentless in their commitment to produce great outcomes for each client.

Our organization has successfully completed hundreds of middle-market transactions representing billions in transaction value. Our team brings expertise and relationships that extend across industries and borders.

CIBC Cleary Gull's parent company, CIBC, is a leading Canadian-based financial institution with over 45,000 employees globally and annual revenue in excess of US$15 billion. CIBC Capital Markets provides a wide range of investment banking, global markets, credit, and research products and services to government, institutional, corporate and retail clients in North America and in key markets around the world. CIBC Capital Markets employees work in highly disciplined cross-functional teams to leverage industry knowledge and deliver innovative capital solutions and advisory expertise across a wide range of sectors.

We're building a relationship-oriented bank for the modern world. We need talented, passionate professionals who are dedicated to doing what's right for our clients.

At CIBC, we embrace your strengths and your ambitions so you feel empowered at work. Our team members have what they need to make a meaningful impact and feel truly valued for who they are and what they contribute.

To learn more about CIBC, please visit CIBC.com

What You'll Be Doing

Seeking an Investment Banking Associate to help support the continued growth of CIBC's U.S. investment banking platform. Responsible for coordinating the preparation of marketing materials for pitches and transactions, Associates are expected to be active contributors during every phase of the deal process. They lead the writing and development of both initial pitch material and descriptive memoranda. They are expected to actively participate in drafting sessions and due diligence meetings. Associates are responsible for the integrity of the valuation analyses and merger and acquisition models. Typical recruits have three to five years of experience in investment banking or a related field.

How You'll Succeed
  • Conduct industry research and analysis to assist in the identification and/or analysis of investment banking business opportunities
  • Develop and audit sophisticated financial models
  • Participate in cross functional teams and liaising with other units of CIBC Capital Markets in executing mandates or preparing proposals for clients
  • Organize presentations to potential clients, assisting in the development of presentation information
  • Prepare industry and financial analysis to determine client recommendations
  • Oversee comparable public company, precedent transaction, and other valuation analyses
  • Assist in company due diligence
  • Prepare offering memoranda, management presentations, and other transaction marketing materials
  • Mentor, train and direct junior professionals
  • Coordinate and participate in calls and meetings with clients and potential buyers

Who You Are

Values matter to you. You bring your real self to work and you live our values - trust, teamwork and accountability.

You can demonstrate experience with:
  • Excellent analytical ability including demonstrated knowledge of valuation techniques and practices.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles relating to financial statement preparation.
  • Demonstrated experience preparing high quality client deliverable documents and presentations.
  • Extremely dedicated and motivated individual with high career aspirations. Must be capable of assuming significant levels of responsibility for assignments to be completed within short time frames.
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, to actively participate in developing and maintaining productive client relationships.
  • Well-developed organizational skills in order to respond to shifting priorities on several simultaneous projects.
  • Demonstrated job commitment including a willingness to work, as well as personal flexibility and adaptability in order to meet client deliverables and timelines.
  • Ability to mentor and train junior professionals.
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, oral and written communication skills in order to convey factual and conceptual information to others and promote the interests of CIBC.
You embrace and champion change. You'll continuously evolve your thinking and the way you work in order to deliver your best.

Your influence makes an impact. You know that relationships and networks are essential to success. You inspire outcomes by making yourself heard.

You're digitally savvy. You seek out innovative solutions and embrace evolving technologies. You can easily adapt to new tools and trends.

You're driven by collective success. You know that collaboration can transform a good idea into a great one. You understand the power of an inclusive team that enjoys working together to create a shared vision.
  • As a key contributor to the business unit, this job has the authority to recommend changes to business processes in order to enhance operational efficiency and effectiveness.
  • The employee will contribute to transaction idea generation and will recommend and pursue new forms of analysis.
  • As an employee of CIBC, the incumbent must comply with all applicable CIBC and Line of Business policies, standards, guidelines and controls.

What CIBC Offers

At CIBC, our people are our greatest asset. You'll become part of a diverse community that acknowledges everyone's unique talents, and empowers teams to do what's right for the client, and to do it well. As part of our team, you will:

Thrive: Benefit from an open and approachable culture that provides the flexibility and support you need to integrate your life at work and at home

Connect: Work in a place where the right technology and infrastructure fosters innovation, collaboration and creativity

Develop: Grow your skills and career through our best-in-class onboarding experience, ongoing learning opportunities, individual development planning, and comprehensive product training

Prosper: Share in our collective success with a competitive salary, incentive pay, banking benefits, health benefits program, and employee share purchase plan

What You Need to Know
  • CIBC is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong. We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and we provide an accessible candidate experience. If you need accommodation during the application or interview process, please contact Mailbox.careers-carrieres@cibc.com
  • You need to be legally eligible to work at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work or study permit

Job Location
WI - 411 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1850
Employment Type
Regular

Weekly Hours
40

, Wisconsin

CIBC U.S. provides tailored commercial, wealth management, personal, and small business financial solutions as well as cross-border banking services to clients with North American operations. We are backed by a 150-year-old Toronto-based, global financial institution with our U.S. headquarters in Chicago. We invest in our businesses, our clients, our people and our communities. We strive to build trusting and enduring relationships by putting our clients at the center of all we do. We use our values to guide our decisions, actions and interactions with our clients, our team members and our communities. Member FDIC | Equal Housing Lender.

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