Associate – Corporate Finance at Standard Bank (Nigeria)


Standard Bank

We are a bank deeply rooted in Africa, also operate as Stanbic Bank.


Country: Nigeria

Location: Lagos Island, Lagos

Job Details

Investment Banking provides clients with a range of advisory and financing solutions. Specialising in high-growth emerging markets, our expert advisers work on mergers and acquisitions, capital restructurings and empowerment deals, as well as arranging finance for acquisitions, client projects and property transactions.

Job Purpose

Contribute to the implementation of the strategy for the Corporate Finance Unit, in line with the broader strategy of the Corporate Finance Department and the Bank

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Originate Corporate Finance mandates
  • Contribute to the realization of the revenue and profitability budget for the Corporate Finance unit
  • Managing relationships with clients
  • Work closely with other advisory teams across the Standard Bank Group to identify cross border advisory opportunities
  • Execution of Corporate Finance mandates to high quality standard and exceeding client expectations
  • Establish credibility with clients and prospects
  • Contribute to the development and training of members of the Corporate Finance team
  • Cross-sell the banks products and services

Preferred Qualification and Experience

  • First degree from a reputable university (minimum, second class upper division or equivalent)
  • Master’s degree or relevant professional qualification would be an added advantage
  • At least six years relevant Corporate Finance experience including demonstrable track record of pitching for and executing mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and divestitures

Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise

  • Knowledge of relevant Nigerian law and regulations including the Companies and Allied Matter Acts, the Investment and Securities Act, the Rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the listing requirements on of The Nigerian
  • Deep understanding of financial modelling, company and asset valuation, transaction structuring, negotiation