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Analyst, Corporate Finance and Capital Optimization at First Bank of Nigeria Limited

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Analyst, Corporate Finance and Capital Optimization at First Bank of Nigeria Limited First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is Nigeria’s largest financial services institution by total assets and gross earnings. With more than 10 million customer accounts, FirstBank has over 750 branches providing a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services. The Bank has international presence through its subsidiaries, FBN Bank (UK) Limited in London and Paris, FBNBank DRC, FBNBank Ghana, FBNBank Gambia, FBNBank Guinea, FBNBank Sierra-Leone and FBNBank Senegal, as well as its Representative Offices in Johannesburg, Beijing and Abu Dhabi.
We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Analyst, Corporate Finance and Capital Optimization Job Identification: 786 Location: Lagos Job Type: Full-time
Job Objective(s)

  • Assist in  executing the corporate finance activities of FirstBank Group, including mergers & acquisition, capital optimization and investment management.
  • Assist in the cordination of the credit ratings process of the group to ensure the Group’s credit rating is achieved and maintained.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Promote policies, processes, and guidelines to enhance corporate finance, capital management, ratings and investment activities of FirstBank Group.
  • Assist in coordinating all Corporate finance activities for the Bank and subsidiaries, which includes Mergers and Acquisition, Divestment, Capital Raising, restructurings, equity and debt financing
  • Assist in selection and shortlisting of transaction and legal advisers for necessary corporate finance transactions.
  • Assist in preparing financial models and work with Transaction Advisers in this regard to predict outcomes and make sound decisions.
  • Assist in negotiating, structuring and monitoring transaction workplans and ensure all target deadlines are met.
  • Assist in contributing to competitive bid proposals and formal presentations and other documents.
  • Assist in liaising with all parties, both internal and external, involved in transactions and assist with negotiations..
  • Assist to ensure the successful completion of transactions within stipulated deadlines.
  • Assist in preparing Request for Proposals (RFPs) for Advisors for Corporate Finance transactions.
  • Assist in preparing competitive bid proposals and formal presentations and other documents.
  • Assist in preparing Information memorandum, Valuation report and Investor presentations.
  • Assist in monitoring Due Diligence (DD) process conducted by the Adviser and assisted by relevant subsidiaries as applicable, providing regular update to management on the process.
  • Assist in relevant Regulatory and internal approvals to ensure closure of corporate finance transaction.
  • Assist in the end-to-end management of capital across all group entities, including ICAAP.
  • Assist in ensuring compliance with the Group Capital Management Framework.
  • Assist in executing capital raising of all forms, including Tier I and Tier II.
  • Asist in the Bank’s credit rating process to achieve set target credit rating.
  • Track performance of corporate finance activities post acquisition to quantify value accretion gained.
  • Carry out any assigned roles as mandated by the HOD or HOU..

Requirements Education:

  • First Degree in Accounting, Economics or related discipline
  • Strong preference for postgraduate degree or other professional qualification


  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in corporate finance, investment banking and capital management in Financial Services or related industry
  • 2+ years of proven track record in Financial Analysis, Financial accounting and reporting.
Application Closing Date 21st February, 2023.
Method of Application Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online
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