My client is a fast growing North American investment bank with very strong sector teams; soon to include Financial Institutions. Only read on if you are a newly qualified ACA or actuary.

Global Investment Banking is a full service global investment banking franchise. As part of a major expansion of the bank in Europe, they are looking to recruit recently qualified accountants and actuaries as Junior Bankers into their European Financial Institutions business.

Key Responsibilities:

• The role comprises working on M&A and financing transactions in the European insurance and banking sectors;

• The successful candidate will work on both the origination and execution of transactions, preparing market analysis, strategic analysis and financial modelling for clients in the sector, as well as advising clients on their strategy and the successful implementation of transactions.

Competencies:

• Candidates should have some knowledge of financial services accounting and regulatory capital through their current employment;

• An understanding of the sector, the key players, strategic dynamics as well as the current issues facing the sector;

• Sound judgment, particularly in valuation matters, with strong analytical skills;

• Ability to interact with clients at all levels;

• Advanced computer skills: Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Education and/or Experience:

• Degree level qualification;

• Accountancy or Actuary qualification or Corporate Finance experience

Other Info:

• The role is London-based although may involve some European and North American travel.

• Previous M&A experience is not necessary as training will be provided.