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Corporate Financier – Associate / Analyst Level

Top tier Investment Bank

This is a Front-Office-Roles position in Johannesburg posted January 11, 2016.

Our client a top tier Investment Bank are looking for an Associate and Analyst level candidate to join their Corporate Finance team.
The candidate will be covering deals in South Africa and cross border in Sub-Saharan Africa.The role entails providing advisory services to various clients in respect of Corporate Finances, joint ventures, capital structure / capital raising, restructuring and BEE.

• Fluency in all critical technical areas, ability to swiftly resolve difficult issues associated with technical knowledge.
• Advising clients in respect of mergers, acquisition, capital restructuring, listings and capital raisings, leveraged buy-outs, valuations and black economic empowerment.
• Managing across all stages of transactions, including conception (pitching), execution, documentation and closing.
• Includes all sectors within the South African corporate landscape and cross border transactions outside of South Africa
• Important to manage a deal team in the context of both parties and live transactions and training analysts in all areas of Corporate Finance.
• Technical areas of expertise should encompass knowledge of inter alia the Companies Act, SRP Code, JSE Listings requirements and relevant Tax legislation.
• Solid understanding and application of financial modeling and acumen.
• Ability to identify the key issues on projects and develop a structured approach to resolving these issues.
• Ability to gather knowledge and research effectively.
• Ability to conduct relevant analyses and draw appropriate and compelling conclusions.
• Ability to assimilate all team analyses and work and build a full conclusion/ recommendation for the client.
• Ability to generate ideas and opportunities.

• Successful candidates should ideally have a post-graduate qualification, at least 2 years relevant experience (corporate finance / corporate development roles) and be able to demonstrate their experience in the filed through a track record of financial institutions transactions, preferably in both South Africa and other jurisdictions.

• Special consideration will be given to any experience in strategy formulation, investor relations and / or non-financial institutions corporate finance advisory experience.
• Sector specific knowledge, Telecoms, Cement and Construction, Mining and Metals
• Co-ordination of due diligence in African countries, i.e. Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia, DRC
• Experience of BEE transactions and structures
• Excellent valuation skills
• Exposure to JSE listing requirements, Take Over Regulation Panel requirements

Contact – or +27 12 667 2912

Skills Required

  • Financial Modelling
  • Corporate Finance

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