KSCA | Investment Banking

Consumer & Retail Financial Advisory

Associate Position

The KSCA Associate supports and selectively leads a range of engagements, including sell-side mandates, mergers, acquisition searches, capital raising, and various strategic financial advisory engagements. The Associate directs Analyst support on engagements and receives guidance as required from senior professionals.


The Associate is responsible for participating in and managing significant sections of each engagement including:

  • Data collection and analysis
  • Valuation analysis
  • Financial modeling
  • Preparation of client presentations and offering documents
  • Business development
  • Interaction with clients and potential buyers
  • Mentoring and training of Analysts


  • MBA degree, preferably with a concentration in finance
  • Minimum of two years of investment banking experience, preferably in mergers & acquisitions
  • Record of strong academic performance and extracurricular activities
  • Demonstrated leadership, strong analytical skills, maturity, and client interaction experience
  • Creativity in problem identification and problem solving
  • Effective communication, presentation skills, and exceptional drive are essential
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Proficiency with spreadsheets and knowledge of finance and accounting are required