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Vice President, Lead Investment Banker - Chemicals

  • Client Management
  • Full time
  • R-345647

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About this role:

Corporate & Investment Banking (“CIB”) delivers a comprehensive suite of capital markets, banking, and financial products and services. A trusted partner to our clients, we provide corporate and transactional banking; commercial real estate lending and servicing; investment banking; equity; and fixed income solutions including sales, trading, and research capabilities to corporate, commercial real estate, government, and institutional clients across the globe.

The Chemicals Investment Banking Team, within Wells Fargo’s Corporate and Investment Industrials Group, is seeking a talented and experienced Vice President, Lead Investment Banker to join and grow one of the industry's leading and tenured (20+ years) practices.

In this role, you will:

  • offer meaningful advisory and capital markets origination and execution experience with corporate, private equity and middle market clients

  • be placed with our well-recognized, leading clients and assist in driving strategic dialogue

  • drive leadership and development with our high-performing associates and analysts

  • have clear lane for promotion within our practice

The position requires a high level of initiative and the ability to work within a fast-paced team environment. You must bring strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Precise attention to detail is essential. You must demonstrate a habit of learning and mastering complex material and a practiced ability to communicate the same.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Investment Banking experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

Desired Qualifications:

  • Industrials / Natural Resources Experience Desired

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Strong track record of originating and executing M&A and capital markets transactions

  • Ability to lead junior staff

  • Highly developed writing skills

  • A high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Ability to make timely and independent judgment decisions while working in a fast-paced and results-driven environment

  • Knowledge and understanding of business development: business vision, strategies, and goals

Job Expectations:

  • Registration for Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) exam 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 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

  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time

Posting location: NY-30 Hudson Yards

Base Pay Range is $250,000 - $250,000 USD Annual

The role is bonus eligible.

Pay Range

$173,300.00 - $359,900.00


Wells Fargo provides all eligible full- and part-time employees with a comprehensive set of benefits designed to protect their physical and financial health and to help them make the most of their financial future. Visit Benefits - Wells Fargo Careers for an overview of the following benefit plans and programs offered to employees.

  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave
  • Critical Caregiving Leave
  • Discounts and Savings
  • Health Benefits
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Scholarships for dependent children
  • Adoption Reimbursement

Posting End Date:

23 Jul 2024

*Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees 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.

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