Analyst, Investment Banking

Qatar (QA)
16 Dec 2020
14 Feb 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Junior professional providing research, analysis, modeling, and valuation support in respect of deal pitches, transaction structuring, and execution, across a number of product lines. Fresh graduate to circa 3 years relevant experience.


The Analyst will assist the team in sourcing, evaluating and executing transaction opportunities. Will draft memos, teasers, pitch books for the team, conduct industry or company specific research and perform in depth financial and valuation analysis. The Analyst will also assist in arranging meetings, conference calls and other client facing communication as well as subsequently providing summary feedback. Will liaise with other departments and 3rd party service providers when necessary and manage record keeping and filing of transaction documentation in an organised, efficient manner.

Key result areas and tasks

Assists with the principal investments / IB strategy recommendations and contribute to ongoing discussions by providing well-researched and articulated analysis

 Provides research and analysis of potential IB/ principal investments’ activities in all designated sectors and geographies

 Prepares memorandums and recommendations in order to submit to Steering committee.

 Constructs detailed financial models to evaluate opportunities, analyse transactions, perform sensitivities, calculate performance ratios and value companies

 Provides transactional support in completing transactions, i.e. modelling, documentation, valuation reports, call reports, memorandums etc

 Assists in monitoring target companies budgets, financial and operational guidelines, capital expenditure programmes, taxation issues, litigation, restructurings, reorganisations, human resources and other areas

 Prepares performance analysis of companies

 Publishes periodic monitoring performance reports as necessary

 Provides analysis for M&A and principal investment strategies based on market conditions

 Ensures reporting consistency across all reporting requirements and that all transaction-related compliance matters are properly managed

 Builds relationships with regular contacts, financial controllers, and key individuals of client companies or projects

 Maintains relationships with third parties to help ensure effective transaction management

 Deals with routine queries received from companies, business line heads, third parties, etc. and responds promptly and effectively to their requests and concerns

 Completes all function-specific documentation accurately as per QFCRA and QInvest standards in order to protect both QInvest and the company

 Actively participates in a continuous professional and personal development

Core skills

Ability to analyse and interpret complex information

 The ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and multi-task in a fast paced environment

 Team working skills

 Excellent oral and written communication skills

 Strong organising, planning and prioritising skills

 Ability to work under pressure and on own initiative

 Ability and willingness to take on new tasks

 Ability to meet deadlines and achieve agreed targets

 Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing demands

Education Summary

A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics or other related field

 Advanced degree, CFA or other professional market experience is desired

 Up to 3 years of Investment banking experience or in an analyst position

 Excellent corporate finance and accounting background


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