Vice President Consumer

The Harrison-Rush Group - New York, NY


Vice President Consumer Investment Banking full service, global investment bank.

Assist in targeting and closing of new deals. Participate in selling and pitching. Drive day–to-day activities for presentation development. Execute in-depth analyses for complex and high impact new business development, transaction execution and the delivery of investment banking products and services. Provide direction on financial/valuation analyses to less experienced staff and serve as a sounding board for structuring complex deals. Build relationships with client senior executives. Review the work of associates and analysts. Provide motivation and guidance.

  • Participate in selling/pitching services/products to clients and prospects, leveraging understanding of macro trends and strategic direction of clients to win business.

  • Drive day to day activities for presentation development. Suggest methods for positioning advantages versus competitors.

  • Build and maintain relationships with client senior executives. Consistently exceed client expectations. Assume role of day-to-day client contact for questions, comments, inputs and deal related matters.
  • Provide direction on financial/valuation analyses approach for valuing debt and equity. Serve as a sounding board for unique and creative approaches for analyses. Execute extensive financial/ valuation analyses for complex and high impact deals.

  • Leverage expertise of products, industries, and finance/accounting topics to develop key themes for positioning of research/analytic deliverables.

  • Suggest innovative approaches for due diligence, research and analysis efforts. Anticipate and address needs of senior team members and proactively identify probable deal issues, providing thoughts and perspective on resolution.

  • Review all analyst and associate work for consistency, correctness and formatting, taking responsibility for client materials and reports.

  • Offer creative and insightful resolution to issues or problems arising in execution and origination.

  • Provide thought leadership to streamline processes and improve efficiency and effectiveness. Provide ongoing guidance and spot corrections to improve team efficiency.

  • Act as lead “on the job” trainer for associates and analysts, providing constructive feedback. Articulate the roles and objectives for junior team members. Share relevant deal/client context with the junior team. Provide motivation and guidance for the team.

  • Actively participate in recruiting and training activities.

  • Ensure all activities are in compliance with applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • MBA strongly preferred

  • Prior investment banking experience required; 4+ years experience, with 1 being at the Vice President, strongly preferred

  • SIE Exam, Series 79, and Series 63 must be acquired within 150 days of employment (for US only). Requirement to successfully complete Level 3 exams with FCA within 90 days of commencing employment, and SIE Exam, Series 79, within 150 days of commencing employment (for UK and EU only)

  • Commitment to satisfying internal and external customers

  • Exhibits creativity and originality in approach to analysis and work product

  • Expertise in accounting and finance

  • Demonstrates respect for individuals

  • Remains calm and focused under pressure

  • Sound judgement
  • Strong desire to win

  • Ability to lead transaction processes and pitch new business with moderate senior banker oversite

  • Effective leadership and coaching skills

  • Ability to manage expectations of senior bankers while working on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to adapt to new tasks with little notice

  • Superior mathematical, writing, verbal and computer skills

  • Detailed oriented with deep analytical abilities

Posted On: Thursday, July 18, 2019

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