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Investment Banking - South Africa Coverage - Analyst/Associate - Johannesburg

JPMorgan Chase & Co
Johannesburg Johannesburg Gauteng, South Africa
Closing date
Apr 18, 2024

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Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is highly motivated to work in a dynamic team and to contribute to our Investment Banking business.
The J.P. Morgan sub-Saharan Africa Coverage (SSA) team is responsible for execution of public and private M&A transactions involving corporate and financial sponsor clients based in sub-Saharan Africa. We maintain leading relationships with some of the most prominent clients across the sub-Saharan Africa region and aid them in addressing their financial needs and delivering on their corporate strategy. The team is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. As an Analyst/Associate within the Investment banking SSA Coverage team, you will be a pivotal player in the origination and execution of investment banking mandates across all major product areas. Your responsibilities include participating in the "full cycle" of transactional execution including preparing marketing pitches, reviewing and formulating financial analysis, preparing and presenting internal committee memoranda and client presentations for use in M&A and capital markets transactions or strategic dialogue.
You will work across sub-Saharan Africa together with other bankers from the SSA team, as well as colleagues from industry and other product teams in other geographies. You will get exposure to formal training, hands-on learning opportunities, continuous mentoring and feedback, and numerous development opportunities. You are expected to develop strong functional skills in the major areas of investment banking and become a senior client executive who is capable of generating and executing your own transactions. Joining here means you'll become part of our inclusive teams and culture, unified by the firm's mission and commitment to success. Job responsibilities

Prepare presentation materials and participating in deal pitches
Build complex valuation models and other analytical exercises
Perform financial valuation, discounted cash flow and multiples-based analyses
Conduct industry and product research
Liaise with the relevant counterpart at the client and other advisers (accounting, legal etc.)
Coordinate project deliverables and timetable with other advisers
Liaise with other team members, industry coverage bankers and other product partners to deliver the firm to our clients

Required qualifications, capabilities and skills

Prior experience in an Investment Bank either in M&A, an industry group or leveraged finance
Outstanding financial analysis and modelling skills
High level of attention to detail and time management
Excellent understanding of financial, legal and reputational risks facing large integrated investment banks today
Willingness to work hard to achieve results, ability to work under pressure in a demanding environment.
Well rounded personality with a sense of team player
Outstanding written and oral communication skills
Familiarity with local regulatory requirements

Preferred qualifications, capabilities and skills

Experience in dealing with clients and other transactional advisers
In-depth understanding of investment banking products
IT skills (MS Office, in particular MS Powerpoint and MS Excel)

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world's most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. We also make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs. Visit our FAQs for more information about requesting an accommodation.


The Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across investment banking, wholesale payments, markets and securities services. The world's most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. We provide strategic advice, raise capital, manage risk and extend liquidity in markets around the world.

Investment banking is about more than offering industry-leading advice and financial expertise. Teams serve clients by building long-term, trusted partnerships that put their needs first. The world's largest corporations, institutions and governments rely on the in-depth industry knowledge and market insights provided, knowing their goals are our top priority.

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