Public Finance Investment Banking Analyst

Piper Jaffray Houston , TX 77020

Posted 6 months ago

Piper Jaffray is a leading, international investment bank and institutional securities firm. Our public finance professionals specialize in state and local government, including cities, counties, school districts, state agencies, universities, utilities and transportation agencies. We are committed to participating in the communities we serve which is why we have a presence in 34 areas across the country. We are actively seeking a qualified candidate to join our Public Finance team in Texas. The position will be based in Houston but will work with bankers and clients across the state.

The candidate will be required to provide analytical and quantitative support and assist senior bankers to provide investment banking service to clients in the public sector. At Piper Jaffray, our team members assume a high level of responsibility and actively participate in all aspects of the transactions.


  • Developing financial models to structure and optimize transactions

  • Preparing analyses on client capital structure, debt capacity and credit profile

  • Drafting responses to request for proposals by clients

  • Preparing presentations for financing proposals and new business development

  • Interacting with internal and external financing team members in developing, executing and closing of a transaction


  • B.S. or B.A. with major(s) in business, economics, public administration or related fields is preferred

  • Successful candidates will be highly self-motivated and willing to work long hours when needed

  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills are a must and good understanding of financial markets is expected

  • Well organized, attention to detail and able to manage multiple projects under pressure

  • Advanced user of Excel, PowerPoint and Word; DBC experience is a positive

  • Strong communication and professional presence with clients required

  • Knowledge and experience with state and local government finance in Texas is preferred

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