Global Corporate Banking is part of the Global Corporate and Investment Banking Division (GCIB) at Bank of America (BofA). Our team is focused on managing the day-to-day relationship with our clients as well as delivering financing, treasury and risk management solutions to our clients on a global basis. In addition, Global Corporate Banking manages the firm’s balance sheet allocation to our clients in coordination with our credit and risk teams.
Global Corporate Banking serves a diverse range of clients and industries across the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. Outside the US, our focus is on large global multinational corporate and financial institution clients. In the Corporate Banking Germany, Austria and Switzerland team based in Frankfurt and Zurich we cover the largest corporate clients in Germany and Switzerland and certain select clients in Austria. Predominantly our clients are publicly listed on the main equity indices (e.g. DAX or SMI) or are some of the largest privately owned companies in the coverage region.
As an Associate in the team you will:
Provide support to senior bankers in relationship management, origination and execution across a diverse range of product areas
Gain an in-depth understanding of our clients, the industries in which they operate and how the bank helps support both their growth aspirations and day-to-day banking requirements
Assist in the development of client specific analysis (e.g. capital structure, acquisition finance) including detailed financial modelling
Become proficient at credit analytics and the various metrics used to price and structure various debt instruments
Provide market-informed judgments on a broad array of financing strategies to address clients' specific needs
Gain familiarity with the legal and documentation aspects of various debt instruments as key step in debt execution
Work on live transactions and interact with clients as you build your network and experience
Help to generate ideas and cross selling opportunities for new and existing clients
Work closely with Investment Banking teams on client coverage and origination
Provide oversight and support to analysts and interns in the team
Core skills - Required and Preferred
Strong mathematical and analytical skills are required
Proficient level of MS Excel and PowerPoint
Fluency in English and ideally also in German is essential. A further European language is a plus
Meticulous attention to detail, diligence and conscientiousness
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Capable of working effectively both independently and with multiple teams/individuals
Educated to degree level (preferably in a numerical discipline such as economics or finance)
Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.
In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work.
Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.
We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.
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