Senior Investment Banker needed at AVA Capital Group

Job title : Senior Investment Banker

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : June 13, 2024

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  • Responsible for execution of Debt and Equity Capital Market transactions.
  • Responsible for execution of Business Advisory mandates including but not limited to Mergers and Acquisition (Buy and Sell side), Divestments, Business Valuations.
  • Provides support to the company’s business in carrying out thorough analysis of projects and investments; and provides key research support to the Investment Banking unit in originating and executing mandates and developing pitches.


  • Supports origination and structuring of investment banking transactions:
  • Facilitates distribution of debt and equity securities and identifying potential investors/buyers on MA mandates;
  • Drafts memoranda, management presentations and marketing materials for sale assignments;
  • Responsible for management of key transaction work streams including direct liaison with key client stakeholders:
  • Conducts industry and company-specific due diligence, research, analysis, and documentation of live transactions:
  • Coordinates development of pitch books for product offerings including debt and equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and valuations
  • Conducts comprehensive analytical review and forecast of financial statements;
  • Oversees preparation of financial models and business valuations;
  • Carries out advanced research on general economic dynamics and identification of investment opportunities and prepares reports and recommendations for internal and external strategic clients;
  • Directly oversees the performance and development of analysts, interns working on assigned transactions/businesses:
  • Communicates with regulatory authorities, including SEC, FMDO, NASD and the Nigerian Exchange Group;
  • Keeps abreast of corporate developments, rules and regulations:
  • Develops his/herself by actively seeking opportunities for growth, demonstrating commitment to personal learning and development.
  • Builds relationships and communicates effectively in order to positively influence peers and stakeholders:
  • Maintains and develops relationships with corporate clients, financial sponsors as well as banks, funds and other debt investors active in the market.


  • Bachelor’s degree in numerical disciplines such as Accounting, Economic, Statistic, Business Administration, Banking and Finance or related field from a reputable institution
  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business is an added advantage
  • Professional certifications such as ICON, ACCA, ACA, LIMA, CISA, FRM, CFA, CFP (required).
  • Must be a SEC sponsored individual


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools
  • Proven proficiency in Microsoft Office products, especially Microsoft End and VBA


  • Knowledge of the financial markets
  • In-depth knowledge of Financial Analysis and Modelling
  • Political awareness and socio-economic trend
  • Working knowledge of deal structuring and closing principals


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong financial modeling skills.
  • Impeccable research, quantitative and analytical skills, especially in explaining market events.
  • Sales and marketing skills
  • Creative and Innovative skills
  • Persuasive and Negotiation skills
  • Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking skills
  • Ability to work independently while functioning as part of a team
  • Detail and Result-oriented


  • 5 —7 years post NYSC work experience in a finance or business background, particularly on the quantitative side.

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