Financial Advisory Analyst / Associate at FBNQuest

 Financial Advisory Analyst / Associate

Location: Lagos
Department: Investment Banking

Job Objective

  • Responsible for supporting the team in executing mergers and acquisitions and restructuring transactions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collate and analyze relevant financial and non-financial information from clients and various sources to support a potential or ongoing transaction
  • Identify and determine feasibility of possible mergers and acquisitions, privatization projects and contribute to negotiations
  • Prepare and / or analyze business plans and articulate clients’ business objectives for the purpose of presenting in the context of buy-side or sell-side discussions with counter-parties.
  • Prepare advanced financial models in the context of M&As, leveraged buy-outs, restructurings, recapitalizations and independent valuation opinions.
  • Conduct detailed financial and commercial due diligence to support M&As, restructurings and recapitalization transactions
  • Conduct detailed and complex valuation exercises to support M&As, restructurings and recapitalizations
  • Manage individual work streams within the context of large multi-faceted transaction
  • Prepare confidential information memorandums, management / investor presentations, technical bids, post-acquisition plans and other presentations as applicable
  • Manage / coordinate virtual and physical data room due diligence exercises in conjunction with other members of the team and working closely with external advisers
  • Keep abreast of new regulations or policies that may affect various industries and consistently monitor local and international economies
  • Build and maintain client base, keeping current client plans up to date and engaging new clients on ongoing basis.
  • Prepare, analyze and explain financial information of a given company and related companies within the respective industry
  • Conduct relevant industry research and update database accordingly
  • Participate in the management and development of the department by carrying out marketing and proposal efforts.
  • Manage and supervise financial advisory analysts in the execution of the above responsibilities.

Education / Professional Qualification:

  • Minimum of a University Degree (Second Class Upper division)
  • Master’s Degree and/or Professional Qualification (ACA, ACCA, CFA) will be an added advantage.


  • About 5 years of core investment banking and financial advisory experience in a leading investment bank
  • Experience with an international investment bank will be an added advantage
  • Experience in Oil & Gas and/or Power sector will be an advantaged client database ensuring that clients are updated on products, information, and investment opportunities.

Key Competency Requirements:

  • Advanced financial modeling skills
  • Advanced business writing, presentation and communication skills
  • Strong research and learning skills
  • Good knowledge of financial reporting, taxation and applied Corporate Finance techniques.
  • Good appreciation of major industry and regulatory trends and challenges
  • Entrepreneurial skills, creativity and people management skills
  • Strong analytical abilities, self-confidence, persistence, initiative and persuasiveness.
  • Quality of work: financial models, management presentations and information memorandums among others
  • Timeliness in meeting client requests/turnaround time.

Application Deadline
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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