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Investment Banking, Emerging Growth & Regional Coverage, Associate, Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

Business Overview

We believe Bank of America can do more for our clients than any other financial services firm. We understand the challenges our clients face around the world, and we use the full resources of our company to help them achieve their goals. Our solutions span the complete range of advisory, capital raising, banking, treasury and liquidity, sales and trading, and research capabilities.

Emerging Growth & Regional Coverage Investment Banking focuses on establishing strategic dialogue and building long-term relationships with U.S. mid-cap companies and sponsors, venture capital and emerging growth companies through localized and dedicated coverage.  We provide expert advice, capitalizing on the powerful mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity product platforms of BofA Securities to deliver integrated financial solutions for our clients.

Job Description

As an Associate, you will act as a key team member in our Investment Banking team. Key tasks and responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Developing and maintaining complex financial models
  • Performing various financial analyses, including valuations and merger consequences
  • Conducting comprehensive and in-depth company and industry research
  • Preparing presentation and other materials for clients
  • Participating in due diligence sessions
  • Communicating and interacting with deal team members, across products & industries
  • Managing several projects at once and working effectively as an individual and as part of a team
  • Play a key role supporting origination, opportunity evaluation and deal execution, working on abroad scope of assignments and products within an industry group
  • Team members work closely with senior bankers in day-to-day client coverage and are expected to make an immediate contribution

Qualifications

  • 1 - 3 years of experience as an Investment Banking Associate
  • MBA degree with outstanding academic qualifications preferred (or 2 years of prior Investment Banking Analyst experience can be substituted for an MBA)
  • A track record of superior performance in extracurricular and professional activities
  • Strong quantitative/analytical skills, attention to detail and client focus
  • Strategic and creative thinking skills; distinguished written and oral communications skills
  • Assertiveness, initiative, leadership, strong work ethic, team focus
  • Ability to learn quickly and take on new responsibilities
  • Dedication to building a career in the investment banking industry

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

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Full time

JR-21008442

Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

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We have multiple sites in The Loop with easy ‘L’ train access to all our favorite places, from Adler Planetarium and the Magnificent Mile to Revival Food Hall and Navy Pier.

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Street Address

Primary Location:
135 S LA SALLE ST, IL, Chicago, 60603