BNP Paribas is a leading European bank with an international reach. It has a presence in 74 countries, with more than 192,000 employees – including more than 146,000 in Europe and over 4,000 in Portugal alone.
BNP Paribas is present in Portugal since 1985, having been one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, BNP Paribas has several entities operating directly in this territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.
Worldwide, the Group has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporate and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Lisbon based Corporate Finance Team at BNP Paribas has been set up in the context of the growing expansion of the metier in the main European locations. The team gathers currently around 13 persons (junior team). Corporate Finance Execution Taskforce is within Global Banking Execution team.
The role of the team is to offer support to the sectors (Industry Groups) and execution Corporate Finance teams based in various locations throughout Europe, on their day-to-day origination or execution efforts: market or company analysis, financial analysis and valuation works, market intelligence, benchmarking, research, among others.
Revision of outputs produced by the team:
Strategic and financial analysis on sectors or companies
Research and analysis for potential transaction opportunities
Assist with the preparation of presentations (i.e. pitches, teasers and other marketing materials related to the transaction)
Valuation exercises including trading comps, precedent transactions and discounted cash flow models
Interaction with teams (Paris /London/Frankfurt): receipt and handling of staffing requests, review of the outputs, collection of feedback on the quality of work done, permanently develop an excellent quality of the tasks performed
Hiring: interactions with universities, presentation and marketing of the team at universities to students, organization of recruitment process (identification of best profiles, coordination with HR) with support of the Head of Global Banking Execution
Management of the team as is: monitoring of the performance of juniors, technical support to answer the specific needs of the juniors, coaching/ preparation of mid-term and final evaluations, discussion and presentation of prospects after the internship, integration of talents identified during the CF analyst recruitment process
Previous work experience (minimum 2 to 3 years) in Corporate Finance, Acquisition/Leveraged finance or in transaction services where he/ she has developed strong analytical and financial modelling skills
Perfect fluency in English and Portuguese. French would be a plus
Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office tools (PowerPoint, Excel and Word) and of financial data bases (DataStream, Thomson Financials, Capital IQ, Bloomberg)
Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
Excellent capacity to work in autonomy
Proactivity, problem-solving mind set, client service oriented
Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.
BNP Paribas is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency which in turn increase performance and productivity. We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.