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Title: Associate, Investment Banking- Diversified TMT Montreal, QC

Job: Capital Markets


Our client is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution. Through their three major businesses - Retail and Business Banking, Wealth Management and Capital Markets - they provide a full range of financial products and services to 11 million individuals, small business, commercial, corporate and institutional clients in Canada and around the world. They invest in their businesses, clients, their people and communities to deliver consistent and sustainable earnings to our shareholders. 

They deliver access to career and development opportunities, safe and healthy workplaces, effective training, and positive work-life balance - so that employees are able to perform at their best, contribute to their communities and focus on cultivating deeper relationships with our clients.

Every year, our client is recognized for its business successes, community commitment and employee initiatives.  They are proud of these successes and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace and an environment where all employees can excel.

The Capital Markets Investment Banking group provides equity and debt underwriting as well as corporate finance advisory services to corporations.  The Investment Banking group of professionals are dedicated specifically to advising clients on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, hostile takeovers, buyouts, takeover defense and restructurings.  There is an extensive amount of interaction with other groups within the firm in order to provide clients with customized financing and advisory solutions.

Job Overview

Based in Montreal, the primary roles and responsibilities for this Associate position within the Diversified, Technology, Media and Telecommunications Investment Banking group include leading and generating corporate finance analytics, developing client deliverables, mentoring and directing junior professionals and generally supporting senior professionals in business development and transaction execution activities. 

What You'll Be Doing

  • Assist in developing proposals to clients and potential clients for equity and debt placements, mergers, asset or company divestitures or acquisitions, and other financial products and advisory services
  • Conduct industry research and analysis to assist in the identification and/or analysis of investment banking business opportunities
  • Develop and audit sophisticated financial models
  • Participate in cross functional teams and liaising with other units of Capital Markets in executing mandates or preparing proposals for clients
  • Prepare industry and financial analysis to determine client recommendations
  • Lead industry comparable value and transaction precedent analyses
  • Assist in company due diligence investigations
  • Prepare offering memoranda and marketing materials
  • Assist with prospectus drafting
  • Mentor, train and direct junior professionals
  • May conduct presentations to clients as a member of the client coverage team.


What You Need To Know

  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit or study permit that allows the candidate to fulfill the requirements of the role
  • Minimum of 5 years of prior work experience in Investment Banking or Corporate Banking. Completion of an MBA, CA or CFA, is an asset.
  • Excellent analytical ability including demonstrated knowledge of valuation techniques and practices, including cash-flow analysis.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles relating to financial statement preparation and business combinations.
  • Bilingual in French and English is required (oral & written).
  • Extremely dedicated and motivated individual with high career aspirations. Must be capable of assuming significant levels of responsibility for assignments to be completed within short time frames.
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, to actively participate in developing and maintaining productive client relationships.
  • Well-developed organizational skills in order to respond to shifting priorities on several simultaneous projects.
  • Demonstrated job commitment including a willingness to work, as well as personal flexibility and adaptability in order to meet client deliverables and timelines.
  • Ability to mentor and train junior professionals
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in order to convey factual and conceptual information to others and promote the interests of the institution.

To apply for this position, please contact:

Stephanie Williams
Collins Recruitment Group

Phone: (416) 945-6601 ext. 231
Email: swilliams@collinsrecruit.com

All enquiries and applications will be held in strict confidence. 

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