Job Description Analysts will be expected to provide a broad range of analytical and research support to all the professionals within their group, in executing the group's mandate to offer a full range of M&A, equity and debt services to clients.
BUSINESS UNIT DESCRIPTION
CIBC Capital Markets provides corporate, government and institutional clients with innovative solutions to help them raise capital, grow and invest actively throughout North America and key financial centres around the world. Our goal is to be the premier client-focused Capital Markets based in Canada. We will accomplish this goal by focusing on our strengths to deliver outstanding service and value to our clients.
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
CIBC Capital Markets's Investment Banking group provides corporate finance advisory services as well as equity and debt underwriting to corporations through a number of industry specialist groups. In Australia, the Investment Banking group specializes in the mining sector, as well as providing local and cross-border M&A expertise to our Canadian and global clients - including clients outside the mining sector - seeking to transact in the region. The group is comprised of professionals who form part of a global Mining Team with staff located in Toronto, Vancouver, London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Tokyo dedicated specifically to advising mining sector clients on mergers, acquisitions, and restructurings, as well as raising equity and debt finance.
Typically, analysts are assigned to a variety of transactions. The incumbent will gain exposure to working with individuals from various product groups across the firm. This could include Mergers & Acquisitions, Equity and Debt Capital Markets, Capital Markets Trading, and Corporate Banking. The CIBC Mining Team is a collegiate group, with all of the global offices working closely together on a daily basis taking a team approach to client coverage and transaction execution enabling analysts to benefit from progressive on-the-job training. The role of an analyst is challenging and fast-paced. It requires dedication, passion for the industry and a very solid work ethic.
MAJOR ACTIVITIES :
Typically, analysts are assigned to a variety of transactions. As part of a deal team you will gain exposure to working with individuals from various product groups across the firm.
SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES OF POSITION :
Assist in executing all facets of the group's mandates.
Valuation work including discounted cash flow modelling, comparable companies analysis and precedent transactions analysis. A high level of financial modelling proficiency is expected, and will encompass building operating models and merger models including reconciling modelled balance sheets, income statements and cash flow statements. Understanding of debt sizing and basic project financing principles is a requirement.
Must develop an ongoing current awareness of activity, trends and developments in the sector, as well as the corporate and investment banking market.
Analysts are responsible for both quantitative and qualitative data analysis and industry research.
Maintaining group's databases on a current basis.
Assist in preparing extensive written documents including presentation materials, information memoranda and company information documents.
Analysts also play a key role in the preparation of client proposals and pitchbooks.
Must be able to travel on short notice and be absent from the office for periods of time.
Must be able to accept flexibility in required personal time commitments to complete work assignments.
The role of an analyst is challenging and fast-paced. It requires dedication, passion for the industry and a very solid work ethic.
COMPETENCIES : (Knowledge/Skill Requirements)
Undergraduate degree in a (mining) sector related or business-related discipline. Knowledge of business, economics and/or finance acquired through education and experience. Strong technical/computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Bloomberg). Working knowledge of financial services and the investment banking industry; mining sector experience (working in industry, or in a financial services business serving the industry) preferred, but not essential. Candidate to have experience in creating business development proposals. Client sensitive/service oriented approach. Excellent writing skills, incorporating the ability to explain detailed financial and statistical analyses. The ability to work within a demanding and dynamic team environment. Demonstrated proficiency in the assessment of unstructured business problems. Superior numeracy and analytical and quantitative skills A proven academic track record.