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Associate - Investment Banking

Associate , Banking, Finance
SAR20,000 to SAR30,000 Per Month
Riyadh, KSA
Contract Type:

Reporting to: Head of Investment Banking  & Nationality: Saudi or GCC National

Company Profile:

Our client is a private financial services group providing solutions in the investment banking, private equity and asset management in the Middle East and North Africa (KSA, UAE, Bahrain, Jordan, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Egypt and Turkey). Founded in 1987 the company has grown to be one of the region’s premier financial services providers, with close to 100 employees worldwide. Licensed by both the Saudi Capital Market Authority and the Dubai Financial Services Authority, servicing leading financial institutions and regional corporations. Raising in excess of $1 Billion in private equity funds

Job Summary:

Participate, as part of the Investment Banking team, in the sourcing and execution of financial advisory mandates (including mergers, acquisitions, debt and equity financings, strategic advisory etc

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build financial models from scratch, be comfortable applying common and generally accepted valuation methods (DCF, multiples, LBO, etc.) and calculation of key ratios (ROCE, ROE, equity to assets, debt to equity, DSCR) to support marketing and transaction execution processes
  • Assist senior bankers in advising client’s management on valuation, process and due diligence to ensure the process moves smoothly towards closure
  • Undertake in-depth financial analysis and participate in the execution of M&A and capital markets transactions (Buy-side, Sell-side, Mergers, IPOs, rights issues and private placements) in the MENA region, including preparation of transaction related documentation
  • Provide marketing/business development support to senior bankers, including drafting pitches, company profiles, ad-hoc analysis etc
  • Follow trends and general current events in the MENA markets and keep senior bankers informed about critical issues in the news relevant to current and/or potential clients
  • Manage and train Analysts. Perform any other duties related to the job as assigned by the direct supervisor, including general administrative tasks related to team, clients, marketing etc

Candidate Profile:

  • At least 5 Years’ experience in Investment Banking or Strategy Consulting firm preferably with European or US IB background
  • Excellent academic credentials with a master’s in finance or business degree preferred
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluent in English and Arabic

Thank you for your interest. All applications are viewed and evaluated according to the role requirements. We aim to contact shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks. As we often receive a high volume of applications, we are unable to reply to everyone. If you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful. (RM)