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Up to VP, Investment Banker, Global Investment Banking

Tokyo, Japan

Job Description:

About Bank of America Merrill Lynch:

Our purpose as a firm is to make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. Across the world, we partner with leading corporate and institutional investors through our offices in more than 40 countries. In the U.S alone, we serve almost all Fortune 500 companies and approximately 59 million consumers and small-business customers. We provide a full suite of financial products and services, from banking and investments to asset and risk management. We cover a broad range of asset classes, making us a global leader in corporate and investment banking, sales and trading.    


Connecting Asia Pacific to the World

Our Asia Pacific team is spread across 23 offices in 12 markets. We are focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia, using our global expertise to ensure success is shared between us, our clients and our communities. Our regional footprint covers 12 currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, placing us firmly among the region’s leading financial services companies.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining top diverse talent from across the globe. Our diversity and inclusion mission is to actively promote an inclusive work environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve personal success and contribute to the growth of our business. Each of our global Employee Networks bring together employees, create dialogue and awareness in support of our Diversity and Inclusion.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is an equal opportunities employer.

Key Responsibilities

  • Vice Presidents in IBK are broadly responsible for creating and delivering solutions that bring to bear the full breadth of the bank's capabilities
  • They lead and assist execution of live transactions across strategic mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt capital markets and structured products
  • They demonstrate deep market knowledge of their given area and apply this knowledge by generating beneficial ideas for clients, thinking strategically about client needs
  • They assist manage, develop and direct resources and activities across the global franchise in order to deliver the Bank’s products and services to the client
  • They learn from, and work with, teams consisting of professionals drawn from across the business, including senior bankers within the group, experts in other areas of the firm and colleagues from around the globe
  • They take a key responsibility for ensuring the Bank’s activities are conducted in a compliant and risk free manner, aiming for Higher Standards in all that they do
  • They assist in the attraction and development of talent in the company

Key Requirements

  • Degree educated
  • Track record of achievement in education and / or employment
  • Minimum 5 years + investment banking experience working with corporate clients
  • In depth experience of delivering investment banking products and M&A advisory services to clients
  • Excellent in communication and proficient both in Japanese(Native) and English
  • Demonstrable ability to understand financing needs and match client needs with the most appropriate product / service
  • Team player – evidence of having built, developed and led teams
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Ability to effectively interact with and the ability to work and communicate effectively with the immediate team, product partners and important clients
  • Creativity, problem solving skills, flexibility in approach and the ability to work with members of multiple product groups at the same time

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Full time


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Check out the Tokyo office

We’re in the heart of Tokyo and the “center of Japan”, a stone’s throw from Nihonbashi Bridge, the Tokyo Stock Exchange and historic temples.

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Street Address

Primary Location:
1-4-1 NIHONBASHI, CHUO-KU, Tokyo, 103-0027