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Investment Banking Associate, Emerging Growth & Regional Coverage

New York, New York;

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.

The Emerging Growth & Regional Coverage group 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 a wide range of advisory expertise, capitalizing on the powerful BofA global network for mergers and acquisitions, debt capital and equity capital products to deliver integrated financial solutions for our clients at virtually every stage of their company lifecycle.

Job Description

As an Associate, you will act as a key team member on 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 analysis
  • 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 a broad scope of assignments and products
  • Team members work closely with senior bankers in day-to-day client coverage and are expected to make an immediate contribution

Qualifications

  • 2 years minimum experience working as an analyst for a top Investment Bank or Private Equity firm, 3 – 5 years of experience working for a top Public Accounting, Transactions or Valuation Advisory firm or 3 – 5 years of principal investing experience on a Corporate Development team
  • MBA degree with outstanding academic qualifications preferred (if no prior Investment Banking or PE experience)
  • 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-first” mentality
  • Ability to learn quickly and take on new responsibilities
  • Dedication to building a career in the Investment Banking industry

Enterprise Job Description:

Assigned as permanent hires to Capital Markets. Actively participates on specific client and deal teams. Initially, activities are focused on financial and statistical analysis, development of client presentation, and structuring and execution activities. As they develop their client relationship skills, start to assume business development or product advisory and specialist responsibilities. Within some businesses, may involve initial rotation through a number of product areas before permanent assignment. Generally, these are individuals who received MBAs in 2022, or are high performing analysts who have completed the analyst program and were promoted into this position at its conclusion.

Job Band:

H6

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

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.

The Emerging Growth & Regional Coverage group 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 a wide range of advisory expertise, capitalizing on the powerful BofA global network for mergers and acquisitions, debt capital and equity capital products to deliver integrated financial solutions for our clients at virtually every stage of their company lifecycle.

Job Description

As an Associate, you will act as a key team member on 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 analysis
  • 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 a broad scope of assignments and products
  • Team members work closely with senior bankers in day-to-day client coverage and are expected to make an immediate contribution

Qualifications

  • 2 years minimum experience working as an analyst for a top Investment Bank or Private Equity firm, 3 – 5 years of experience working for a top Public Accounting, Transactions or Valuation Advisory firm or 3 – 5 years of principal investing experience on a Corporate Development team
  • MBA degree with outstanding academic qualifications preferred (if no prior Investment Banking or PE experience)
  • 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-first” mentality
  • Ability to learn quickly and take on new responsibilities
  • Dedication to building a career in the Investment Banking industry

Enterprise Job Description:

Assigned as permanent hires to Capital Markets. Actively participates on specific client and deal teams. Initially, activities are focused on financial and statistical analysis, development of client presentation, and structuring and execution activities. As they develop their client relationship skills, start to assume business development or product advisory and specialist responsibilities. Within some businesses, may involve initial rotation through a number of product areas before permanent assignment. Generally, these are individuals who received MBAs in 2022, or are high performing analysts who have completed the analyst program and were promoted into this position at its conclusion.

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-22006406

Band: H6

Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 15% of the time

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Maria Bocharova

Referral Bonus:

0