Investment Banking - M&A - Associate

  • Highly competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Coaching Assembly
  • 19 Sep 18 2018-09-19

Associate position with a leader in the Advisory/ Investment Banking sector.

About our client:

Our Client is one of the largest independent financial advisory groups in Europe and in the World.

They provide M&A, strategy and financing advice, as well as investment and wealth management solutions to large institutions, families, individuals and governments, worldwide.

They offer an unrivalled global network of employees and mind-blowing track-record of executions through their multiple offices around the world.

They benefit from an international platform and network of trusted professionals and decision makers around the globe.

Key responsibilities:

  • Supporting senior bankers’ marketing initiatives by co-ordinating the work of more junior team members and junior resources to deliver a pitch book to specification
  • Co-ordinating and reviewing financial models and analysis
  • Managing transaction processes both internally and with other parties
  • Reviewing documentation and supporting analysis, strategy and rationale for negotiations purposes
  • Helping and coaching juniors grow


  • 3-5 years of investment banking or relevant experience
  • Top academic performance with comfort operating in an unstructured environment which values initiative, creativity, maturity, and poise
  • Strong quantitative background and analytical skills
  • Proven success in an environment that champions coaching and leadership
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills with ability to multi-task
  • Motivation to work as a team player and contribute to a positive team culture


  • Teamwork – ability to build effective relationships between individuals, teams, lines of business and across geographical/cultural boundaries
  • Communication – ability to communicate clearly, persuade and influence; good listening skills
  • Ability to be proactive, preserve, overcome setbacks and deliver results
  • Ability to recognise fee-generating opportunities
  • Understanding of the fundamental principles and the application of appropriate techniques. Enthusiasm for developing these skills and applying these skills creatively
  • Ability to build long term, professional client relationships that add value to the client and lead to the expansion of the business
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)