Wells Fargo


New York, New York



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time


415) 820-7800

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Wells Fargo Securities Program Associate

Wells Fargo - New York, New York

Posted: 10/28/2018

Job Description

At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. We’re looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you’ll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Wholesale Banking provides financial solutions to businesses across the United States and globally. Our nine major business lines include Business Banking, Middle Market Banking, Government and Institutional Banking, Corporate Banking, Commercial Real Estate, Financial Institutions Group, Wells Fargo Commercial Capital, Wells Fargo Securities, and the Investment Portfolio. We also have groups in credit risk, group risk, finance, marketing, human relations, and the Wholesale Chief Operating Office that support our businesses.

This role will strictly be based in the New York, NY office and that it is not flexible or open to other locations.


Wells Fargo Securities is an integrated corporate and investment banking firm that deploys a full range of capital raising and financial advisory services to meet the needs of corporate and institutional clients. Our industry experts provide innovative ideas, growth capital and full execution capabilities, including merger and acquisition advisory services, leveraged finance, investment grade debt, cash management, equity and equity-linked financings, asset securitization and private equity investments. The Industrials Investment Banking team with primary locations in Charlotte and New York are seeking a first year Associate to join their team in New York.

WFS Associates are an integral part of the Investment Banking team. They are directly involved in the design, origination, structuring and execution of advisory and capital markets products and services for existing and prospective clients. The opportunity to join an entrepreneurial, rapidly growing organization that provides a culture dedicated to teamwork and mutual respect awaits you.

Job duties to include:

  • Involved in the origination, structuring and execution of M&A and Corporate Finance transactions for targeted clients in the Industrials sector, primarily focused on chemicals and metals subsectors
  • Provide leverage to the senior bankers (VPs, Ds & MDs)
  • Manage junior bankers (Analysts)
  • Partner with product teams, including Loan Syndications, High Yield, High Grade, M&A, Equities, Asset-Based and Interest Rate Derivatives
  • Lead pitch preparation, financial modeling and strategic analysis and participate in transaction execution

Team members support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit’s risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Required Qualifications

  • 2+ years of professional work experience
Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to work effectively, as well as independently, in a team environment
  • Ability to work in a fast paced deadline driven environment
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong financial modeling skills
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
Other Desired Qualifications
  • 2+ years of Investment Banking, Corporate Finance, Capital Markets and/or Accounting experience
  • Master’s in Business Administration is preferred
  • Dedication to building a career in Investment Banking
  • Willingness to work long hours in a demanding, highly focused collaborative and fast paced team environment with a sense of personal accountability and urgency for achieving results
Job Expectations

  • Registration for FINRA Series 63 (or 66) must be completed within 90 days of hire date if it is not available for transfer upon hire. FINRA recognized equivalents will be accepted.
  • Registration for FINRA Series 79 must be completed within 90 days of hire date if it is not available for transfer upon hire. FINRA recognized equivalents will be accepted.

  • All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

    Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.
    Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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