Analyst / Associate, Investment Banking, Dubai

Bank of America - Dubai

Job Description:

Bank of America’s MENA Investment Banking team is looking for strong Analyst's and Associates to join the Dubai office.

Key competencies sought include great attitude / work ethic, strong technical and financial modelling capabilities, interest in MENA region, ability to work independently / with limited guidance, leadership and teamwork, strong communication skills, etc.

As a member of our team, you will gain valuable corporate finance experience and insights working with some of the leading clients in the region; more specifically, the day to day role will include:

  • Actively contributing in the preparation of materials for client presentations / meetings

  • Performing detailed valuation, financial modelling and deal structuring analyses

  • Leading workstreams on various live transactions execution (e.g. M&A, IPO, etc.) including drafting marketing materials, financial modelling, due diligence, coordinating with clients, lawyers and representatives from other advisors/consultants

  • Researching companies and industries to support on client initiatives, including generation and development of new business ideas

  • Monitoring targeted clients in terms of news and announcements

  • Working and building relationships with various teams of professionals across the bank, including senior bankers, experts in other areas of the firm, and colleagues around the globe

  • Interacting with clients on a regular basis and developing relationships with them across various levels of the organisation

The Team

  • Bank of America is one of the leading banks globally and in MENA

  • Within the region, we have a strong team of c.15 bankers from all around the world, based in Dubai and Riyadh, with a great culture cultivated over a number of years working on some of the most complex and transformative transactions in the region

  • The MENA team is generalist in nature and covers a wide array of sectors (e.g. Natural Resources, TMT, Financial Institutions, Consumer and Retail, Healthcare, Industrials, etc.) and products (M&A, ECM, IG, LevFin) and works closely with different sector and product teams across the globe

  • We offer several on-the-job training and development initiatives across the key competences

Core skills

  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills as well as proficiency in MS Excel and PowerPoint

  • Demonstrated interest in the MENA market

  • Hard working and dedicated with strong attention to detail, diligence and a great work ethic

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

  • Capable of working effectively both independently and with multiple teams/individuals

  • Fluency in English is essential and a second language is a plus

  • Excellent academics with a degree from a leading university – a Master’s degree is a plus

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

Job Band:

H6

Shift:

Hours Per Week:

35

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

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