Leveraged Finance | Summer Analyst Programme

  • Bank of America
  • London, UK
  • Jan 13, 2021
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Description

Job Description & Program Overview

Our Summer Analyst program is designed to offer you a broad and exciting experience of work as a full time Leveraged Finance analyst. During your internship you will work directly with Leveraged Finance professionals assisting in both pitching and deal execution, and will benefit from close interaction with other teams across the Bank.

Your training and development is our top priority with extensive formal training offered at the start of the program in addition to on the job support, educational speaker events and mentorship throughout.

As a summer analyst, your key tasks and responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Assist Leveraged Finance professionals with deal origination and execution
  • Develop a strong understanding of market fundamentals and be able to make market-informed contributions on a broad array of financing structures
  • Design highly tailored presentations for clients to outline solutions to their financing needs
  • Interact directly with our clients and other external parties (incl. investors) beside our product specialists to create and deliver financing solutions through Leveraged Finance products (leveraged loans, high yield bonds, bridge loans, etc)
  • Work on live transactions and benefit from direct exposure to clients (financial sponsors and corporates) throughout the execution process
  • Work closely with Investment Banking and Sales & Trading teams in the context of live transactions and origination effort

Qualifications:

  • Candidates are required to be pursuing a Bachelors or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a graduation timeframe between January and December 2022
  • Applications are accepted from a diverse range of degree disciplines such as the arts and humanities, as well as numerically focused subjects such as economics and mathematics
  • Fluency in English is essential for all roles and a second European language may also be required for some roles.
  • For some roles within Emerging Markets (including sub-Sahara Africa, Russia and China), a knowledge of those regions is required so that support in the marketing of products, advising and coordinating the marketing effort to existing and potential investor base in the emerging markets region can be provided
  • Strong A-level grades and on track for a minimum 2:1 degree (or equivalent)
    You'll need to demonstrate drive, innovation and a genuine interest in the financial markets
  • Team-work, leadership and problem-solving skills, plus creativity are key qualities, as is the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task and interact with a variety of people
  • Displays analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Influences decisions and outcomes through effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates integrity and ethics by earning other’s trust and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions

About us

The worlds of sustainable finance, workplace culture and technology are evolving fast. Together we can shape them to be smarter, greener, safer and more inclusive.

At Bank of America, we care deeply about our planet and the people on it. That’s why each year we provide billions of dollars in financing for sustainable business activities. We develop emerging technology to help organizations gain funding more safely, rapidly and globally than ever.

Join us and we’ll help you shape your own world through opportunities to learn, grow and belong. You’ll work in collaborative global teams with mentorship programs, employee networks and events to build friendships and support.

As a valued member of our team with responsibilities from day one, we’ll ask that you take the time to understand our Code of Conduct and how we manage risk.

We need all kinds of people, perspectives and skills, so if you’re as passionate as we are about making the world better, this could be the opportunity for you.

Our recruitment process

Analyst internship and full-time recruiting takes place on a rolling basis once our applications are open. Assessments often begin before the deadline, so it’s best to submit your application early as this will give you the best chance of being considered for the role.

We care deeply about shaping the world of work to be an equal and inclusive one – and that starts with our recruitment process. We know just how important and valuable it is to have a wide range of skills, backgrounds and experiences shaping our work and ideas. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds, and we’re proud to focus on attracting, retaining and developing diverse talent within Bank of America. Together, we aim to mirror the customers, clients and communities we serve.

What if I need workplace adjustments?

We’re committed to ensuring our online application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. If you need a workplace adjustment to search for a job opening, need help completing your application or video interview, please email juniortalentemea@bofa.com and let us know. We’ll get back to you within two business days.

We offer a competitive Salary and Benefits package

Experience level of the applicant we want

College / Sixth form, High School