Job Title: Associate Director- Corporate Advisory & Equity Capital Markets
Division: Corporate Advisory & Equity Capital Markets
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE.
We are one of the largest banks in the Middle East and one of the most prestigious financial companies in the region. Shaking up the world of banking requires a lot of smarts and skill. We're looking for the brightest and best to help us reach our goals and we'll also help you reach yours. Your success is our success as you grow stronger in your career. Join us and leave a legacy of your own, as a pioneer in both the company and the industry.
The role holder is responsible for actively participating in all aspects of transaction execution in areas of Corporate Finance (M&A buy side, sell side, mergers; IPO and other equity capital markets activities; and selected debt advisory, etc.) In order to achieve P&L targets for Corporate Finance in line with the CIB strategy. The role holder is also responsible for collaborating with other Client Service and Product teams to ensure superior service for the clients.
Client Management and Business Development:
Assists and supports the Corporate Finance advisory in originating and executing transactions in areas of Corporate Finance;
Participates in client meetings, as required, in the context of transaction origination and execution;
Participates in all aspects of transaction origination and execution in areas of Corporate Finance;
Drafts and prepares marketing presentations, pitch materials, books, information memoranda, investor presentations and term sheets on a timely basis;
Develops full financial models on corporate finance transactions and conducts valuation analyses using appropriate valuation methodologies including (public market and transaction multiples, DCF, LBO, DDM, merger model, etc.);
Conducts evaluation of business plans / business models and project reports for business development and/or mandate execution;
Assists with appropriate reviews (financial, legal, risk, compliance, etc.), due diligence, and other administrative matters relating to the team's activities.
Policies, Systems, Processes, and Procedures:
Implements departmental policies, systems, and procedure so that all relevant procedural/ legislative requirements are fulfilled while delivering a quality and cost-effective service;
Contributes to the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement of systems, processes, and practices while taking into account 'international leading practice', improvement of business processes, cost reduction, and productivity improvement.
Defines performance goals at the start of the year in discussion with the reporting manager and ensures that the goals are achieved during the course of the year;
Identifies the training and development requirements for self and agrees on them with the reporting manager to ensure that the required trainings are arranged and attended;
Strives to achieve the highest levels of proficiency on all the competencies and skills required to perform the role;
Keeps abreast of professional developments, new techniques and current issues through continued education and professional growth.
Required Experience & Skills:
Bachelor's degree in any related discipline
Master's degree in any related discipline: preferred
Minimum 4 years experience in investment banking and/or mergers & acquisitions
Articulate, good presentation and communication skills as well as strong influencing and negotiation skills to drive results.
Planning, problem solving, organizational & people management skills.
Adherence to policies, processes, and procedures
Timely completion of performance appraisals for the team.
Excellent communication skills; able to keep strong relations with clients, other banks and advisors.