Goldman Sachs & Co. Corporate Finance, M&A Analyst - Sydney/Melbourne in Sydney, Australia


Goldman Sachs is launching a new entry pathway program for experienced graduate M&A analysts targeting recent high performing graduates who have been working for 1 to 2 years in alternative industries such as consulting, law, engineering, or software development and are looking for a change of industry and an acceleration in their learning.


Are you passionate about the financial services industry? We are looking for professionals who want to change career path to pursue a career in Corporate Finance.


Corporate Advisory Division

Our division works on some of the most complex financial challenges and transactions in the market today. Whether advising on a merger, providing financial solutions for an acquisition, or structuring an initial public offering, we handle projects that help clients at major milestones. We work with corporations, pension funds, financial sponsors, and governments and are a team of strong analytical thinkers, who have a passion for producing out-of-the-box ideas.

The Corporate Advisory Division provides corporate clients with advice, access to financing and execution expertise across a wide range of corporate finance products.


Starting as part of our graduate program, you will take part in training to provide you the tools necessary for professional growth and career advancement. Analysts will gain exposure to the firm’s businesses and expand their knowledge of corporate finance, as they develop key analytical, communications and marketing skills.

Our Analysts are a vital part of Goldman Sachs’ corporate advisory teams. Their responsibilities include;

• Creating and analyzing financial models including customized company valuation analysis• Organizing and preparing client presentations to explain industry trends, assess clients’ situations to provide the necessary financial advice• Helping manage transaction processes and assisting in structuring transactions including mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions and fixed income and equity issuances• Coordinate teams of tax advisors, attorneys, and bankers for various transactions• Lead due diligence processes and actively participate in the negotiations of legal documentation.

Basic Qualifications

• Strong verbal and written communication skills• Strong interest in financial services and a long term interest in a Corporate Advisory career path• Between 1-2 years of professional experience outside of Corporate Finance in professions such as but not limited to Consulting, Law, Engineering or Software Development• A proven ability to think commercially about the needs of the client• Strong team orientation and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with team members in multiple groups and regions• Candidates must have completed an undergraduate or masters’ degree – please include your academic transcript in your application

Applications close November 9, with interviews to be conducted through November. Successful candidates will be available to commence late February 2018


The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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Job ID2017-39559

Schedule TypeFull Time


Function(s)Investment Banking

RegionAsia Except Japan

DivisionInvestment Banking Division

Business UnitM&A Group

Employment TypeEmployee